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Job Summary

Job Summary
Provide industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and environmental management services to University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers. Services include: investigate safety and health related complaints; hazardous material exposure monitoring, indoor air quality testing, sound level studies.  Coordinate the Hazardous Material Management Program.  Evaluate work spaces and job tasks to ensure that proper controls are in place.   Review plans for construction and renovation of hospital facilities for occupational health, safety and environmental concerns, and evaluate designed effectiveness with assistance from senior staff. Perform emergency response for hazardous material spills which may include biological, chemical, or radioactive substances. Prepare and submit detailed reports to department managers for corrective action to be taken or maintenance to be performed. Take appropriate follow-up action. Prepare special and periodic reports, guidelines, manuals, newsletters, summaries, and bulletins. Respond to inquiries from staff and faculty regarding occupational health, safety, and environmental concerns. Develop, coordinate, and conduct occupational health and safety, education and training programs for large and small groups and on-line.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Required Qualifications*

Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in safety engineering, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental health science, or a related scientific or engineering field.
Documented evidence of continuing education in the profession, for example, relevant professional certification or professional society membership.

At least 3 years of full-time professional experience in occupational health and safety or industrial hygiene.
Current knowledge of modern occupational health, safety, environmental, and associated safety engineering principles and practices.

Extensive knowledge of OSHA & MIOSHA rules and regulations.

Knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft and Adobe computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet, and database management.
Must be comfortable speaking to large groups.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Must be able to pass physical examination to allow for emergency response and wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Must pass pre-employment drug screening.

Work Schedule

Work Schedule
M-F daytime hours, 7:30 am ? 4:30 pm, with some flexibility allowed. Additional work hours may be required during nights and early mornings, and weekends to respond to emergencies or other time sensitive/critical events and to provide employee training.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.