Our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department is responsible for enterprise-wide environmental health and safety services, including Fire and Life Safety, Emergency Management, Construction Safety, Hazardous Material and Waste Management, Laboratory Safety, Occupational Safety, Healthcare Safety, Environmental Compliance and Ergonomics.
We are seeking a proven leader who can be part of a dynamic and growing organization. Join us!
As a Director, Fire & Life Safety, y ou will:
Provide oversight and management of fire and life safety programs to ensure enterprise-wide compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations, The Joint Commission and other industry standards, as well as MSK internal standards.
Report directly to the EHS Vice President; the Director will collaborate closely with other MSK leaders to implement and evaluate Fire and Life Safety programs and develop policies and procedures for key operational areas.
Develop and implement programs and services through oversight of the Safety Advisor program.
Assess programs to identify new performance goals, strategies, and metrics.
Evaluate, update and/or develop policies and procedures for key operational areas.
Conduct program audits, evaluations and regulatory reviews to ensure compliance and establish standard methodologies.
Respond to emergencies during business and non-business hours (on rotation) and provide general support to the EHS team.
Advanced education in Fire Safety, Science, Engineering, or Healthcare related field preferred.
At least 10 years experience leading a team of Fire and Life Safety Professionals, preferably in the Healthcare sector.
Proven track record to lead Fire and Life Safety programs.
Extensive knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory agency rules and regulations.
Capability of working independently and as a team member to develop and implement programs with EHS staff and MSK departments.
Ability to act decisively when responding to emergency situations.
Demonstrated leadership in developing and managing position requirements including the ability to supervise and motivate staff and develop performance measures to maximize productivity and work quality.
Ability to organize and lead effective meetings.
Strong background in EHS healthcare requirements is preferred.
Professional certifications (e.g., CSP, CFPS, CFPE, etc.) preferred.\
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.