Develops and monitors the effectiveness of the Hospital Fire Prevention and Life Safety Programs. The Safety Manager for Fire Prevention and Life Safety Programs does not have supervisory responsibilities. Develops and monitors the Hospitalís Fire Prevention Program for the Care Network Locations.
1. Coordinate the daily activities of the institutionís Fire and Life Safety Program.
Develops policies designed to prevent and respond to fire and smoke in the Hospital environment.
Develops and administers education programs and fire drills institution-wide.
Investigates all fire and smoke events.
Continually educates member of the Condition Red Response Team.
Create and regularly review department specific plans detailing response to fire and smoke.
Serves as an internal reviewer of facility designs for compliance with current life safety codes.
Acting as the Hospital Fire Marshal, being a liaison to the Philadelphia Fire Department in prevention activities.
2. Participate in hazard surveillance surveys throughout the Hospital campus and satellite sites.
Documents unsafe acts and conditions noted during surveys.
3. Assist with departmental preparations for JCAHO review.
Collect data to monitor performance indicators established annually for the Fire Prevention Program.
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
Required Education: Bachelorís degree in Safety Sciences
Minimum of five (5) years Fire/Life Safety and Construction Safety experience.
Experience with NFPA, BOCA, EPA and OSHA codes and regulations.
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Preferred Licenses/certificates/registrations: Certified Safety Professional or Certified Fire Prevention Specialist (CFPS)
Additional Technical Requirements
Demonstrated excellent written and oral presentation skills; ability to communicate effectively to large and small audiences.
Must be able to work multiple projects at one time.
Demonstrated ability to work alone and in teams.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, including MS Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint
All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.
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