Safety Specialist - #242687

Kaweah Delta Health Care District

Date: 05/04/2021 22:30 PM

City: Three Rivers, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day


      The Safety Specialist is responsible for fulfilling all elements of compliance prescribed by Section 3342 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations. Building the program will include adopting multiple standards and applying them at all locations to protect health care workers, patients, visitors, and other stakeholder from aggressive and violent behavior and will include policy, plans, training, screening, reporting, response, investigation, and continuous review/mitigation. In addition to compliance, the leader selected for this role will build supporting programs and capabilities which represent best practices for early identification, intervention, and implementation of response protocols to reduce site-to-site variation; and ultimately reduce workplace violence incidents, injuries, and lost days. A best practices program will ultimately enhance employee perceptions of safety, contribute to the patient experience


      License /Certification


        • Valid California Driver’s License. Must provide DMV report prior to offer being made. No driving infractions 5 years prior to hire or during time in this job. Infractions include DUI, Suspended or Revoked License, Reckless Driving
        • District approved crisis intervention Instructor training within 90 days of hire/transfer



        • Bachelor’s degree in health care, public health, sociology, education or related field; or
        • Minimum of three years relevant experience in education or professional training

        • Three or more years of experience: with Cal/OSHA regulatory requirements; workplace violence prevention or managing assaultive behavior in a healthcare setting; training delivery, teaching, and curriculum development


      • Demonstrated success working in a highly regulated work environment
      • Must be knowledgeable of processes, tools, and techniques for assessing and mitigating workplace violence in diverse situations
      • Demonstrated ability to develop programs, processes, procedures, and training in collaboration with multiple cross-functional work groups and tailor approaches to highly diverse organizational structures and situations
      • Demonstrated training delivery, teaching, and curriculum development expertise
      • Demonstrated background as an effective public speaker/trainer/teacher. Must present as approachable, open, professional, and positive
      • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and employ strong reasoning skills
      • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment with minimal supervision
      • Must be highly organized and detail-oriented. Strong interpersonal skills. Excellent time management and organization skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • PC skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
      • Must be willing to travel on short notice and during non-standard working hours

Location: Kaweah Delta Health Care District · Safety - HICS

Schedule: Reg Full Time, Day, 40 hours/week 8-hour shifts

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