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UCLA Health Fire and Construction Safety Manager in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

In this position, you will serve as the Fire & Construction Safety Manager for the Westwood

and Santa Monica Medical Centers and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital (RNPH). Your primary duties will be those associated with the Fire

& Life Safety, Construction Safety and General Safety programs. In addition, you will support the

Hazardous Materials and Disaster Preparedness programs. Responsibilities include:

  • assisting with the development and implementation of programs that ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations and Joint Commission standards

  • implementing programs and performing functions that support the programs listed above

  • ensuring a safe, healthful and secure environment for staff, patients and visitors

  • advising the Medical Centers and RNPH community regarding regulatory responsibilities and requirements

  • identifying and communicating risks and contributing to their minimization or resolution

  • acting as a Trainer and Safety inspector for construction contractors, Facilities Leads and PDC Project Managers

  • auditing construction and major renovation activities before, during and after projects

  • ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must have or achieve within 60 days of employment one of the following certifications: CHSP, CSM, CSP, ASP

  • Working knowledge of NFPA regulations related to fire safety

  • General knowledge of hospital communication systems, including voice paging, smart phone technology, Microsoft Suite and other computer-based programs

  • Skill in preparing concise, logical and grammatically correct memos, policies, reports and other documents

  • Skill in developing, implementing and maintaining a Fire Safety Program

  • Ability to conduct or facilitate training sessions for new and continuing employees

  • Ability to work flexible schedules as needed (including nights and weekends)

  • Ability to lead committees, meetings and employees

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members, managers, administration and external persons and regulatory agencies

Highly desired:

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER and 8-hour DOT Hazmat Basic General Awareness Training and Certification

  • General knowledge of fire and construction safety and basic industrial hygiene safety equipment used in hospital and other healthcare settings

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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