Patient Safety Services Program Manager

SCL Health
Denver, CO
Post Date:
May 23, 2020
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as Safety Services Program Manager.


You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.


Youre generous with your knowledge, your experience and especially your passion for continuous improvement, because your opinion matters.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence  Magnet designation  by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.




Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


Your day.


As a Safety Services Program Manager you need to know how to:


  • Assist in the identification and control of workplace hazards to reduce risk
  • Complete periodic audits, inspections, and risk assessments; communicates the findings and opportunities for improvement to management. 
  • Serve as the technical expert in environmental, safety and health (ESH) requirements; interpret and provides recommendations to achieve regulatory compliance.
  • Intervene where a threat to life or health is discovered and acts to correct or eliminate the threat immediately where possible as deemed reasonable and necessary.
  • Oversee the on-going organization-wide processes to collect information about deficiencies and opportunities for improvement in the Environment of Care, Emergency Management and Life Safety Programs.
  • Participate in committee and task force meetings as assigned including the ECC, Emergency Management, Facilities Mgmt Huddles and staff meetings, Construction, Radiation Safety, Laser Safety, and Value Analysis.
  • Participates in emergency management activities such as responding to events, assisting in the development and critique of emergency management drills, and attending community meetings.


Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:


  • Bachelors degree in environmental health, industrial hygiene, safety, engineering, or related discipline supported by relevant work experience.
  • Ability to manage and direct a hospital environment of care safety program under general supervision.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related experience in industrial hygiene, occupational safety, hazardous waste, and emergency management. 
  • Experienced in developing and presenting safety education programs for large groups. 
  • Demonstrated high level of ability in interpersonal relations, creativity, integrity and initiative.


Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a Safety Services Program Manager on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.



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