General/ Environmental Service
1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift
At Stanford Children's Health, we know world-renowned care
begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced
technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered
care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education
and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile
Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring,
committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to
heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose
of the job.
Working under the direction of the Senior Vice President,
Strategic Space Planning and General Services, the EHS&S
Director is responsible for creating strategies and developing,
managing, and implementing the environmental health, safety, and
sustainability programs for Stanford Children's Health. This
position will have overall control of planning, staffing,
budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and
implementing changes to programs and methods. This position will
also collaborate with all departments and functions, as necessary,
for effective and sustainable compliance. This position oversees
the environmental health, safety, and sustainability programs at
all Stanford Children's Health locations, on campus and off campus.
This role will set the strategic directions and goals to ensure
compliance and best practices with the environmental health,
safety, and sustainability program for the organization. Works with
the organization to ensure just-in-time readiness for regulatory
surveys. The environmental health, safety, and sustainability
programs ultimately provides a safe and healthful environment for
patients, personnel, and visitors and protects the environment
while maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work
performed by positions in this job classification. They are not
designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory
of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also
perform other duties as assigned.
Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements
including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity,
patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and
security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork,
respect for others, participation in ongoing education and
training, communication and adherence to safety and quality
programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals,
and licensure and health screenings.
Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with
the hospital's policies and procedures, including its Service
Standards and its Code of Conduct.
Serves as Environment of Care Program Director to develop,
implement and monitor the various program elements (Safety
Management, Life Safety, Hazardous Material & Waste, Disaster
Preparedness, Security, Equipment and Utility Management) and
organize the information, collection, and evaluation system that
reports to the EOC Committee.
Oversees Environmental Health and Safety and Sustainability
staff, including environmental compliance, health and safety
compliance, sustainability support, and ergonomics.
Acts as the Chair of the Environment of Care Committee.
Reviews, monitors, and maintains compliance documents
Develops, implements, and oversees administration of
comprehensive EHS programs and policies. Sets department-wide
strategy, initiatives, and goals and manages staff performance and
Develops, implements, and oversees administration of
Sustainability programs and policies. Helps inform and set
organizational priorities related to Sustainability, and partners
with other Stanford Medicine entities to reach broader system wide
Develops, reviews, and revises EHS guidelines and procedures to
ensure that they are established, current, accurate, compliant, and
Ensures risks to employees, members and the environment are
identified and communicated. Ensures appropriate corrective action
is taken where health and safety hazards exist, in a cost effective
and sustainable manner.
Develops, implements, and oversees an incident investigation
process, including use of root cause analysis or similar tools to
identify incident corrective actions and ensure closure of those
Monitors EHS performance, injury and illness data, workplace
violence incident data, environmental incidents, inspections, and
environmental monitoring results. Develops and monitors EHS KPIs to
assess effectiveness and identify opportunities for improvement.
Appraises senior leadership of the organization's EHS performance
to assure due diligence.
Supports the sustainability program by collecting, analyzing,
and reporting sustainability-related EHS metrics and case
Creates and maintains a dashboard including key metrics for the
department. Utilizes dashboard to drive discussion in EOC and in
staff huddles to encourage compliance and problem solving.
Acts as administrative liaison for all environmental,
occupational safety and health regulatory agency inspections and
surveys, including The Joint Commission, Cal-EPA, DOHS, Cal-OSHA,
Department of Agriculture, Palo Alto Fire Department, and the State
Communicates strategies, sets priorities and recommends
corrective actions to facility leadership, department managers and
Influences leadership and senior management to ensure
compliance, achieve continuous readiness, and integrate EHS
performance objectives into standard business processes.
Provides technical assistance and interpretation in order to
maintain compliance with Life Safety Code requirements.
Participates in the emergency management committee.
Serves as the Safety Officer for Lucile Packard Children's
Hospital Stanford (LPCH).
Follows safety and infection control policies and procedures,
utilizes safety equipment, and works to maintain a well-organized,
safe work environment.
Meets customer's needs, while finding new ways to improve
Promotes teamwork and cooperative effort with fellow employees.
Maintains effective relationships with internal and external
Makes best use of resources and finds more cost effective ways
to serve the customer and reduce costs
Any combination of education and experience that would likely
provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as
possession of any required licenses or certifications is
Education: Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific,
engineering, or public health field. Advanced degree or
certification preferred (e.g., M.A., M.S., M.P.H., CIH, CSP,
Experience: Seven (7) years of directly related work experience
managing/directing an EH&S program. Preferably in a health care
License/Certification: None Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills
required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job
and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience,
education, or licensure/certification.
Technical knowledge and understanding of general EH&S theory
and practice, as well as applicable experience in specific program
areas for which he/she is responsible.
Familiarity with and ability to interpret and apply relevant
regulations, for example: CCR Title 8 (Cal OSHA), CCR Title 22 & 26
(Hazardous Materials & Toxics), Uniform Fire Code (UFC), JCAHO, and
local PAFD, Santa Clara County).
Ability to balance numerous short-term and long-term
responsibilities, including prioritizing on a day-to-day basis as
events require, but also ensuring completion for long-term
Ability to conduct instructional training classes to all levels
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to supervise staff, provide
constructive feedback and encourage teamwork.
Participates in PCARES rounds as required.
Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to
effectively collaborate in a team environment and to present and
communicate technical information to all levels of the organization
and external contacts.
Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills with the
ability to organize and effectively coordinate multiple and
frequently conflicting, concurrent tasks, with good
Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation
software, and internet and email tools.
Ability to manage multiple projects across the organization
Knowledge of local, state, and federal regulatory requirements
related to areas of functional responsibility
Knowledge of principles and practices of organization,
administration, fiscal and personnel management
Equal Opportunity Employer
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford strongly values
diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and
non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including
the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate
against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic
origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition,
genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the
perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of
all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and
veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with
criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized
assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where
applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance
Ordinance. REQNUMBER: 13324-1A