Safety Specialist - Employee Health & Safety (York Hospital) - Full Time - Day

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 46755




General Summary:


Under the general supervision of the Director-Employee Health, provides safety evaluation services at an intermediate skills level to facilitate the prevention of injuries across the System, as well as ensure that WellSpan training and labor practices are compliant with applicable OSHA standards. Assists in the advancement of safety initiatives across the organization to ensure full compliance with WellSpan’s Safety policies. Directs employee participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance. Facilitates the learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity.


Duties and Responsibilities:

   1   Provides safety evaluation of industrial and patient care areas for hazard and preventative means throughout the System; available during all three shifts.

   2   Ensures that System workplace and labor practices are compliant with relevant OSHA regulations and provides consulting activities to ensure that workplace hazards are correctly identified and solutions are delivered within management driven timeframes and budgets.

   3   Functions as a safety consultant to departments, service lines or entities for System-wide or entity-wide initiatives requiring education and training.

   4   Serves as a permanent member of the Workplace Violence and Environment of Care committees.

   5   Contributes to the enhancement of organizational, team and individual performance through the appropriate and measurable evaluation of education interventions. Monitors and collects data to demonstrate improvements from position and activities.

   6   Assists the Director-Employee Health with project design, management and implementation of new initiatives.

   7   Facilitates the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of System-wide safety education programs.

   8   Participates in presentations to leaders, administration and nursing management.

   9   Coordinates the use of appropriate education resources for identified education needs, including the development of self- learning/computer-based training or train the trainer programs.

Department Description:

The Employee Health Department provides high quality occupational health care services and consultations to WellSpan Health employees, staff, and volunteers.  The department is dedicated to providing prompt, professional, and confidential services to promote and restore good health.

Required Skills


 4 years experience in health and or safety, data management and computer skills with 3 years experience addressing

safety programs initiation.




About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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