Employee Safety Coordinator (Health System)
Job ID: R0023737 | Healthcare Specialists | Full time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for coordinating and providing leadership promoting employee safety. Investigates or supervises the resolution of safety related incidents. Collects, reviews, and analyzes information from medical center accidents/injuries and identifies corrective action and educational programs as necessary. Ensures compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. Develops safety related policies and procedures to mitigate accidents.
  • Responsible for coordination of Minimal Lift Program including accident prevention, investigation, and promotion of a minimal lift culture.
  • Investigates all safety related incidents involving employees.
  • Develops safety related policies and procedures to mitigate accidents and provides appropriate education and training.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $54,558.40 - $87,297.60 Annual


  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program (BSN preferred) or PT/OT graduate of an accredited Bachelor's program (graduate degree preferred).
  • If a registered nurse, BSN is required within 5 years of hire date.

Experience: 2 years' experience required.

Licensure: RN, PT, or OT licensure required and currently qualified to practice in the State of Virginia.

Job requires sitting/standing for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping/traveling.
Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly;
Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements?and?guidelines for employment at UVA.



If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.


Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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