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Occupational Health & Safety Program Manager

Posted about 2 months ago by Julia Dixon

Wake County Health and Human Services is looking for an Occupational Health & Safety Program Manager to join #TeamWake! The Occupational Health & Safety Program Manager will manage the administrative and operational activities for occupational health to ensure compliance with all mandates to promote the health and safety of employees and clients.

Ways this role will serve employees and clients: 

  • Assures compliance with infection prevention mandates by ensuring necessary Tuberculosis screenings are
    completed, maintaining the Respiratory Protection Program and providing 24/7 case management for
    bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Assures that Human Services employees are in compliance with all workplace safety measures required
    by Wake County, the North Carolina Department of Labor and the Occupational Health and Safety Act as well as directs new employees to complete an occupational health risk assessment
  • Maintains employee occupational health records and provides all necessary occupational health trainings
  • Provides direct supervision to Occupational Health and Safety Staff
  • Supports quality assurance activities related to infection prevention and occupational health and safety

About Our Team

Wake County Health and Human Services (WCHHS) is the consolidation of programs and services that include social services, public health, job search assistance, child support, and transportation. Our mission, in partnership with the community, is to facilitate full access to high quality and effective health and human services for Wake County residents. In addition to our numerous standard programs, Wake County Health and Human Services (WCHHS) is engaged in a number of special initiatives that are impacting services and programs throughout our entire agency. Whether legislated down from the changing regulations on the Federal or State level or bubbling up from the entrepreneurial spirit of our staff, you can always look forward to Wake County Health and Human Services implementing new and exciting enhancements to our services and programs.

The Basics (Required Education and Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree Public Health, Occupational Health, Nursing or related field 
  • Five years of job-related experience 
  • RN - Registered Nurse - NC Board of Nursing or Compact state
  • Equivalent education and experience are accepted 

Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)

  • Master's degree in Public Health or related field
  • Board Certification in Occupational Health Nursing - COHN or COHN-S designation

How Will We Know You're 'The One'?

  • Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple requests and deadlines
  • Ability to complete tasks with attention to detail

About This Position

Location: Human Services Center Sunnybrook Raleigh, NC 27610

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:15pm

Hiring Range: $64,809 - $87,490 commensurate with experience

Market Range: 64,809.00 - 110,172.00

Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on 3/6/2024

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