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MASAC Safety Director

Company: Wellpath
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Why WellpathHere at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to Always Do The Right Thing!About this roleThe MASAC Safety Director (Safety/Dir.) reports directly to the Facility Administrator with oversight by the Regional VP. The Safety/Dir. is responsible for the provision of an orderly, safe and secure environment for the staff; the patient population and the public. This position creates, implements and maintains comprehensive guidelines and protocols for the operation of the Safety Department. This position functions as a member of the senior management team interfacing with and providing support for the Medical and Clinical mission of the facility.What you bring to the tableEducation:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in the behavioral sciences, criminal justice or related field preferred.Experience:
    • Minimum of five years experience in healthcare or institutional security, at least three years of which must have been in a management or supervisory capacity (at a minimum).Licenses/Certifications:
      • Valid Drivers licenseWhat you will do
        • Plans, coordinates, and manages the safety staff to ensure a safe, secure and therapeutic facility.
        • Creates, implements and monitors day-to-day Safety protocols, Policies & Procedures to ensure the smooth, effective and responsive operation of the Safety Department (Dept.).
        • Reviews Policies & Procedures on an annual basis to ensure their continued effectiveness and submits recommendations for modifications or new ones
        • Ensures that corrective actions are taken on a timely basis regarding any safety discrepancies, malfunctions, safety hazards or security breaches discovered throughout the facility.
        • Advises the Facility Administrator on all aspects of the provision of the safety and security operations of the facility.
        • Works directly with the Clinical and Medical management team members to ensure that the Safety work force provides continual support and reinforcement for the therapeutic mission of the facility.
        • Develops and maintains effective lines of communications with the Massachusetts Dept. of Corrections (MDOC) representative/s who are providing the oversight of the facility.
        • Interfaces with local, state and federal law enforcement as well as other emergency service agencies on behalf of the Facility Administrator regarding criminal related activity which occurs within the facility and its secured compound or the need for other emergency responses to the facility.
        • Participates with upper management in strategic planning and budget development.
        • Manages Safety Dept. related budgetary items (e.g. direct labor costs; uniforms; supplies and equipment).
        • Establishes monitors and maintains secure key control protocols for all facility keys to include staff keys, restricted access keys, vehicle keys, etc.
        • Establishes and monitors safe, secure and efficient tool control protocols within the facility
        • Creates and manages safety and security related emergency responses to ensure the continued safe and secure custody and management of the patient population to address a wide range of emergency situations.
        • Works with the RSC Shift Supervisors to ensure that all safety duty posts throughout the facility are adequately staffed at all times.
        • Sets priorities, makes decisions and takes necessary courses of action based on multiple demands and available human, financial and material resources.
        • Coordinates with appropriate departments, to include law enforcement agencies, investigations involving employees, visitors, patients, elopements/escapes, major disturbance, thefts, etc.
        • Conducts on-going environmental inspections of grounds and buildings and performs on-going reviews to ensure safety and security procedures are effectively updated and maintained.
        • Evaluates the performance of assigned personnel and completes a written Performance Appraisals on a timely basis.
        • Completes and submits subordinates performance improvement reports within designated time frames.
        • Follows up on all employees performance improvement recommendations providing counseling, re-training and/or discipline as required.
        • Maintains a thorough understanding of the Corporate compliance program and develops, disseminates, implements, and monitors procedures to ensure compliance with relevant laws, standards, and federal reimbursement guidelines.
        • Participates in compliance auditing and monitoring as required.
        • Cooperates in compliance-related investigations and implementation of corrective actions to address non-compliance areas.
        • Personally adheres to Code of Conduct Standards; provides ongoing support and ensures that subordinate staff adheres to organizations Code of Conduct.
        • Responds appropriately and in a timely manner to reports of staff, patients, visitors and/or vendors misconduct or behavior that could result in violation of laws, rules, regulations, and/or facility policies and procedures
        • Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you
          • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
          • Time off & leave benefits
          • 401K
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Parental benefits
          • Perks and discounts
          • And more available here ( Range$106,700 - $130,400 / yearQuick Apply ( help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!Job 23-133579Facility MASAC at Plymouth, MA DOCType Full-TimeShift Day 8 hourRecruiter Nial LuuRecruiter : Email

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