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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, Saint Louis, Missouri

CategoryLegal and Audit
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
CitySaint Louis
Address4590 Childrens Pl
Additional Information About the Role

Barnes Jewish Hospital is looking for an Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist who will work to maintain complaince to federal, state, corporate health, safety and environmental regulations for the hospital.

Ideal candidates should have experience working in EHS systems and principles and knowledge of applicable laws and ordinances governing EHS compliance efforts.


Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Direct, monitor and review programs, procedures, and methods utilized to ensure environmental compliance. Limit environmental liability through risk reduction and strategic planning guidance. Coordinate and centralize environmental activities and compliance strategies.

  • Conducts environmental risk assessments and occurrence investigations at all organizational facilities as applicable. Reconciles hazardous waste manifests in accordance with agency requirements.
  • Develops and approves policies, procedures and reports being utilized for compliance with complex regulatory issues.
  • Monitors, reviews and communicates Federal, State and local level environmental health and safety compliance , and consensus guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains records and master files as pertains to compliance issues associated with each facility.
  • Audits and monitors environmental vendors in an effort to enhance environmental management program effectiveness and efficiencies.

  • Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Env Science/Env Eng/related
  • 2-5 years

  • Supervisor Experience
  • < 2 years

  • Preferred Requirements

    Licenses & Certifications
  • CHMM

  • Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistance
    To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

    *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
    EmployerBJC HealthCare