Independent Consultant - EOC and LS needed ASAP Brentwood, TN qu
Company: Executive Staff Recruiters
Posted on: October 11, 2018
Independent Consultant - EOC and LS needed ASAP Brentwood, TN qu provide client organizations with consultative, educational, and implementation assistance to comply with or improve upon their processes for regulatory compliance and accreditation. Areas of expertise will include Joint Commission, CMS, AOA and other regulatory requirements set forth for the operation of healthcare facilities. The primary of focus will be Environment of Care (EC), Life Safety (LS) and Emergency Management (EM) activities, the incumbent will, as part of the accreditation survey readiness process, evaluate compliance with the non-clinical regulatory requirements. In addition to a strong base in regulatory requirements, a working knowledge of NFPA, OSHA and ANSI regulations would be preferred. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provides advanced facilitation and presentation skills in the delivery of Environment of Care, Life Safety and Emergency Management services. The facilitation services include, but are not limited to: Performs on and off site consultation and education for client organizations relative to regulatory and accreditation requirements, with a focus on Physical Environment / Environment of Care, Plant Operations, Life Safety and Emergency Management compliance. To include citation recovery of facilities finding themselves in Immediate Jeopardy situations. Develops schedules, agenda, consultative materials, written reports, etc., supporting the accreditation and regulatory compliance assessment and evaluation process. Performs assessments and evaluations of written materials to determine an organizations level of compliance with regulatory requirements. As necessary assists with or develops written materials for use by client organizations to better meet requirements. Develops, coordinates, and provides educational offerings relative to Regulatory Compliance with an emphasis on Environment of Care, Life Safety an Emergency Management related topics. Identifies opportunities for new business in existing client organizations or as directed in prospective client organizations. Performs other duties as assigned Job Requirements KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Joint Commission requirements with emphasis on Environment of Care, and life safety standards and requirements. Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations regarding safety. Good knowledge of the operations of an acute care facility from the non-clinical provision of care perspective. Ability to assess hazards, risk, and make effective recommendations for corrective action. Thorough understanding of construction, renovation, Interim Life Safety, Infection Control during construction, and Statement of Conditions compliance. Strong Analytical, problem-solving, and data management skills. Ability to interpret and apply regulations and standards. Highly developed interpersonal, analytical and communication skills. Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials on findings and actions taken. Knowledge of risk management principles and issues regarding patient safety. Ability to manage within a diverse work environment with a focus on client, employee, and customer services. Effective use of computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, email and database software. WORK EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS Bachelors degree desired from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Safety, Fire Science occupational health and safety, or related field and a minimum of 5 years experience in an acute care facility with direct responsibility for Environment of Care (EC)/ Physical Environment, Plant Management. In addition, 3 years of experience as a consultant, educator, or surveyor, is desirable. CHFM (Certified Healthcare Facility Management) or CHSP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional) required. BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION Salary is commensurate with experience.
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