Provides services at the scope and level of a Industrial Hygienist to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decision-making daily.
Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
Demonstrates proven success in stressful environments.
Conduct occupational health surveys and inspections to ensure work processes and operations conform with applicable standards and regulations
Independently plan, conduct, and administer inspections, surveys, and evaluations as part of a comprehensive industrial hygiene program for a medical installation supporting the COVID-19 response.
Conduct periodic surveys of working conditions to determine the nature and magnitude of hazardous exposure and the effectiveness of existing control measures.
Provide consultation and advice to various activities on occupational health problems.
Determine through the conduct of surveys and studies the need for medical surveillance for employees who are routinely exposed to toxic materials, noise, or other physical hazards.
In consultation with the PMO, determines the type of medical surveillance needed for personnel based on exposure assessments, quantitative data, toxicological information, statistical analysis, and professional judgment.
Prepare reports, analysis, evaluation and interpretation of results.
Coordinates laboratory bio-safety inspections and assists in the response and investigation of laboratory-related accidents and exposures.
Ensures accuracy of Chemical Inventory and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) database, labeling is current and all MSDS are up to date.
Serve as the Alternate Responsible Official (ARO) for supervising the possession, use and transfer of Select Agents and Toxins and address compliance issues associated with the Select Agent Rule.
Responsible for assisting with implementing and maintaining the Select Agent Bio-security and Emergency Response and Incident plan.
Oversees all Select Agent training activities and maintenance of training records.
Maintains current knowledge to plan and direct the Bio-safety and Training Program to ensure compliance with the standards of OSHA, CDC, FDA, USDA, DHS, NIH, WHO, and other applicable federal and state entities.
Participates actively in all assessments and inspections by outside agencies.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelors degree in occupational health, environmental health, or related sciences.
2 years of relevant experience work history experience.
Knowledge of laboratory safety principals; biological safety, principles of containment, decontamination, disinfection, and personnel protection.
Knowledge with federal and state regulations and NIH ans CDC guidelines related to biological safety.
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
Proficiency with computer and common office equipment, as well as with MS Office products required.
Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, organized, and demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Location of services may at times be in remote, austere or challenging environments.
Must be able to perform duties in a stressful and high paced environment without physical limitations.
Ability to adapt to sudden changes and flexibility in work requirements to include potential shift changes based on operational needs and/or command priorities.
Master's degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental heath, toxicology, safety sciences, or related sciences.
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) Certification.
3 years' experience as a Industrial Hygiene or 3 year's experience as a Bio Safety Officer.
Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time
May require bending, stooping and lifting as required for patient care and transport
We specialize in healthcare staffing, medical support services, and the application of technology in related fields. Whether clients require healthcare professionals to fill clinical vacancies throughout the US or highly customized special operations tactical medical support in austere environments abroad, Vighter is there to help.
Vighter was founded on the principles of agility, customer service, and dedication to mission success. We are highly responsive to client requests and excel in dynamic environments. Our customer service approach caters not only to clients, but is also focused internally to support all of our great employees working around the world. Vighter’s dedication to overcome obstacles and achieve mission success flows throughout the organization. We are committed to exceeding our client’s expectations whenever and wherever services are required.
Our streamlined procedures to recruit quality applicants and swiftly process them through our candidate pipeline are the results of a multi-year investment into continuous improvement. The incorporation of technology allows us to execute large-scale recruiting and hiring campaigns, which fills vacancies more efficiently than ever before. Certifications such as ISO 9001 and The Joint Commission’s Healthcare Staffing Services accreditation provide clients with significant reassurances that we maintain an unwavering commitment to quality.