Job Summary Leads overall Hazardous Materials Management activities for the system. Monitors and ensures compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local regulations and accreditation requirements related to Hazardous Materials and Waste at all Harris Health locations. Coordinates organizational efforts in the required record-keeping and reporting for related Federal, State and local requirements. Serves as system Subject Matter Expert regarding Hazardous Materials, Chemicals and Waste. Manages and maintains Hazardous Materials and related systems, policies and procedures including the Hazardous Materials Management System, Management of Hazardous Materials, Management of Regulated Medical Waste, Hazard Communication Program, and others to ensure compliance is maintained. Effectively manages Hazardous Waste Management and Disposal contracts. Serves as a core member of the System Physical Environment Committee. Leads and participates in a collaborative team environment to achieve best possible outcomes. Supervises and directs the efforts of pavilion-based Environmental Compliance Specialists. Demonstrates a high quality work ethic by exhibiting ServiceFirst behavior, professional attitude, honesty and integrity at all times.
Degrees: Bachelors of Applied Science, Environmental Science, Industrial Management, Chemistry; MBA, MS preferred.
Other Requirements: Computer, Scanner, Motor Vehicle
Internal Number: 150896
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.