The Joint Commission Life Safety Code Surveyor - Remote Opportunity in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Nationwide Search - Incumbent will work remotely anywhere in the United States
Life Safety Code Surveyors review assigned functions in Environment of Care throughout the United States.
Provides general evaluation services, education, and consultation consistent with applicable Joint Commission standards, policies, and protocols.
Determines the degree of compliance with applicable standards, specifically NFPA101 Life Safety Code.
Bachelor’s degree in related field required, Masters' degree in related field preferred.
College degree must be from accredited institutions of higher learning.
Eight years of hospital experience in engineering or safety management (mechanical, electrical, civil, biomedical, safety officer, or occupational safety and health specialist), including at least five years in a management position. Knowledge of Joint Commission Environment of Care Standards (required) including Life Safety Code (NFPA101) and experience with a minimum of two Joint Commission accreditation surveys.
Specialized knowledge of building systems, utility systems, and fire protection systems (smoke detection and sprinklers).
Certification/Licensure/Registration: Current certification/licensure/registration in a field related to plant, technology, and safety management (i.e., Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), Healthcare Environmental Manager (HEM), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Professional Engineer (PE) or able to attain within one year of hire.
Must be able to lift 25 lbs., climb stairs and ladders.
All positions require 100% nationwide (some international) travel. Please review the following employment statuses.
*Candidates interested in part time positions must be available to work two weeks (.48 FTE) or three weeks (.7 FTE) per month, and must provide three or four weeks of availability for scheduling purposes. Full time is also available.
Must be able to observe, in real time and without slowing or otherwise interrupting the progress of, all applicable types of ongoing health care treatment (e.g., including emergency treatment, treatment during weather and other extreme situations, etc.).
Standing for long periods of time, walking lengthy distances, lifting, climbing, stooping, pulling, and pushing in order to adequately inspect and observe all medical facilities, equipment and procedures, such as emergency exit procedures, remote storage facilities, any areas where cleanliness may affect the possibility of infection, medical equipment, etc., including the following activities:
walking up and down stairways (e.g., to test escape routes, assess safety of emergency exits, regulatory compliance, etc.);
removing obstructed covers or impediments to equipment or other mechanical areas;
examining small and often dirty printed labels and print on equipment;
Mustbe able to engage in extensive travel as set forth above, including driving a car to remote locations, flying on small airplanes and into small airports, traveling in all types of weather conditions, etc.
We are currently hiring for our next orientation class to take place on June 7, 2021.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position. The description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities, and working conditions associated with this position. All requirements are subject to possible modification and reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities. Nothing in this job description alters the at-will nature of employment at the Joint Commission.
Job Locations US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace
Job ID 2021-4474
# of Openings 8
Category Surveyor/Field Representative
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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