Department: Dent Clinic Administration
Summary of Duties:
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a Program Director for Clinic Health and Safety. This position provides governance of the organization's environmental, health and safety requirements, leading compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.
The successful candidate will report to the Clinic Administration Risk/Privacy Officer and function as an integral team member dedicated to promoting a safe environment that facilitates overall satisfaction and provides a culture conducive to team development and professional growth. This position develops and maintains effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty, administrators, and internal and external stakeholders. This position requires in-depth knowledge of organizational operations and functions on both College of Dentistry and related university levels and a solid knowledge of industry trends and innovations. Responsible for the strategic direction and comprehensive oversight of health/safety initiatives, this position directs clinic health, safety/compliance programs setting comprehensive goals and objectives within the context of the university.
The candidate must be detail oriented, self-motivated, and possess excellent time management, organizational, written/verbal communication skills, with ability to work independently and to plan and meet multiple short and long-range deadlines. This position may involve occasional evening and weekend work, and requires successful completion of background check(s) and a drug & alcohol screening. This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening.
Work is performed primarily in an office environment and the employee in this class is subject to inside environmental conditions. This position requires sustained periods using a keyboard and performing other computer work. Requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to function in a general office environment to accomplish tasks. Ability to lift 25 pounds with or without accommodation.
Bachelor's degree in business, public health, healthcare administration, industrial hygiene, or related field; OSHA Outreach training credential; a minimum of 5-7 years of experience working in the field of health and safety compliance with advanced knowledge and understanding of OSHA, rules and regulations; considerable demonstrated success in a progressively responsible management capacity including direct experience in health and safety and/or administration.
Clinical experience; knowledge and understanding of CDC, AAMI and the Ohio State Dental Board rules and regulations; strategic and long-range planning experience; creative and technical writing experience.
Target Salary: $70,000.00 - $75,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.