InGenesis, Inc. is seeking to fill a full-time Environment of Care Safety Officer opening with Federal Occupational Health (FOH) in Bethesda, MD. FOH is a non-appropriated agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that provides occupational health and wellness services exclusively to federal employees. The Environment of Care Safety Officer works closely with the Chief Clinical Services (CCS) to provide oversight and guidance for Clinical Health Services in the areas of: Environment of Care, Safety, Security, Hazardous Materials/Waste, Fire Safety (Life Safety) and Emergency Management.
Knowledge of principles and practices of healthcare administration of multi-site health care system
Maintain a thorough understanding of Federal Occupational Health (FOH) policies and procedures and any changes and updates
Comprehensive knowledge of TJC Ambulatory Care Standards
Demonstrates subject matter expertise in the provision and systemic management of all occupational health services provided in FOH clinics. Anticipates and addresses potential problems with service delivery.
Experience within the last 5 years working in an accredited organization
Program Development, implementation and evaluation training experience
Microsoft Office software with high proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Project and Visio Plus
Subject matter expert of operations of health care clinics, preferably occupational health clinics
Excellent writing skills with experience in drafting operational policies and procedures
Experience with monitoring and evaluating clinical systems including developing indicators, data collection instruments, compiling data, analyzing data, and creating monitoring and evaluation reports
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must demonstrate an ability to successfully engage a diverse group of people
Must have good organizational, problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to demonstrate organizational and political savvy
Must possess BSN. Must have current license in one of the 50 states
Graduate from a National League of Nursing (NLN) accredited school of nursing (BSN)
A minimum of 5-10 years of experience in occupational health; COHN or COHN-S required
Strong understanding and background in TJC Environment of Care and Safety
Current CPR/AED for Health Care Professionals certification
Provides leadership for the FOH Environment of Care Program
Responsible for ensuring that all clinic operations comply with TJC standards
Participates in annual policy reviews and makes recommendations for changes and updates
Identifies needs for new Environment of Care and Safety policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) or local operating procedures (LOPs)
Drafts EC and Safety polices, SOPs and competencies
Develops necessary training or communication tools to ensure understanding of all policies and SOPs
Implementation of designated operational tasks, which could be short or long term projects
Performs and oversees performance improvement/quality site visits, and reports deficiencies to Deputy Medial Director and Chief Clinic Services, with plan for correction regarding EC and Safety issues
Utilities Management to include: evaluation of emergency power and utility failure contingency
Assists in the performance of clinic on-site inspections using FOH's TJC inspection tool
Reviews all safety events the focus on EC and Safety issues and completes appropriate corrective action/follow up to events. Oversees the identification, collection and mitigation of EC incidents including: deficiencies, problems, failures, user errors, near misses, sentinel events and opportunities for improvement. Provides report to Risk Manager
Participation in performance improvement initiatives as directed by CCS and in collaboration with Office of Policy, Analysis, and Quality
Prepares Intra-Cycle Monitoring and National Quality Indicator reports as directed by the CCS
Act as a Liaison with TJC as directed by CCS
Identifies customer needs and provides solutions as directed by the CCS
Assists in preparation of customer satisfaction survey (ES and Safety Data) in a summary report for the CCS
Collects and aggregates EC and Safety data for customer satisfaction surveys from the clinics
Actively promotes the full scope of FOH services provided through CHS and cross sell FOH’s other available products and services
To apply, please respond to posting.
InGenesis, Inc. offers:
Paid Time Off
Paid Federal Holidays
Medical, Dental, Vision Health Insurance Plans
401(k) Retirement Plan, Life and Disability Insurances
Internal Number: FOH2
About InGenesis, Inc.
Founded by Veronica Muzquiz Edwards in 1998, InGenesis is one of the largest workforce solution firms in the United States. With its headquarters in San Antonio, TX, InGenesis has more than 50 satellite offices across the country, supporting thousands of workers on assignment at hundreds of client sites.
Our innovative web-based systems, holistic approach to workforce management, and commitment to high-quality outcomes have distinguished InGenesis as a valued provider of talent management services. One of the largest Hispanic- and woman-owned companies in America, InGenesis offers innovative solutions in a challenging employment environment.
Through established best practices and a long-term strategic plan that enhances the diversity of the communities we serve, InGenesis is well positioned to not only maintain its established record of success, but to continually advance our impact on the workforce solutions industry.