Occupational Health and Safety Specialist

Job Req ID: 152490

Position Number: 00153326

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Teammate Safety

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth



Job Summary
Serves as a technical advisor in the department evaluating, planning, and implementing ongoing organization-wide processes and practices. Conducts extensive research, data collection, evaluation and analysis.

Essential Functions



  • Act as a corporate resource in the design and implementation of occupational health and safety programs
  • Perform indoor air quality investigations, chemical exposure monitoring and other environmental monitoring activities as assigned
  • Assists with the development, documentation, and program direction for service lines within the department.
  • Coordinates development of standardized reporting and implements an effective audit program to assure compliance.
  • Assists with the development of policies and procedures at the corporate, facility and department level.
  • Coordinates collection, organization, and analysis of information, and corrective actions.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships within CHS and with professional organizations and other healthcare organizations, municipal services, and regulatory authorities.
  • Develops, tracks and reports status reports.
  • Implements and oversees special projects.
  • Develops and delivers presentations.


Physical Requirements
Works in an office environment sitting, standing, and walking. Works with standard office equipment (computer, telephone, fax, copter, etc.). May spend time in a healthcare facility or support services setting. Must be able to carry up to 15 pounds. Travel to other facilities is required. Responsible for working in a safe manner.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred.

Major: Safety Management/Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Biology, Safety Management, Industrial Engineering, Risk Management, Occupational Safety, Public Health or related discipline.

 5 to 7 years experience in Safety Management or related discipline required. 3 years experience in healthcare preferred. Professional licensure or certification (i.e. PE, AIA) preferred. Knowledge of Federal, State, local, and industry codes/standards relating to healthcare and general industries, including but not limited to: OSHA, The Joint Commission, CDC, NFPA, EPA, FDA, DOT with progressive application of these codes/standards preferred.



At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Carolinas HealthCare
Full time
Charlotte, North Carolina 28201, US