The Environmental Safety Assistant is responsible for a variety of audit and administrative responsibilities to ensure medical quality assurance. The Environmental Safety Assistant reports to the Director of Environmental Safety.
Works with Director of Environmental Safety (DES) on Infection Control audits, Environment of Care audits, and survey preparedness audits.
Performs audits, collects data entry of audit results, and tracks and shares audit results.
Oversite of Vaccine Inventory Management to ensure that vaccines inventory is compliant based on vaccine management standards to ensure efficacy.
Works with DES regarding Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Vaccines for Adults (VFA) logs and reports.
Assists with and keeping track of VFC/CHDP/Health Plan Facility Site Review process and applications for new and current sites.
Become HAM Radio certified within 90 days of hire/transfer into the Environmental Safety Assistant position.
Act as back-up HAM radio operator when needed.
Works with DES on Emergency Management assignments and assists with coordinating events during statewide drill exercises.
Assists and coordinates with Environment of Care (EOC) meetings, including scheduling committee meetings, preparing meeting packets, and typing meeting minutes.
Assist with tracking data for Emergency drills/Safety Inspection Checklist input and tracking.
Works with DES on preparing sites for audit readiness for all auditing agencies and working with DES during these audits.
Attends meetings to take meeting minutes when DES has scheduling conflicts.
Updates as needed, policies pertaining to Environment of Care, Infection Control, and Emergency Management.