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.
Bachelor’s degree in business, public health, healthcare administration, industrial hygiene or related field; OSHA Outreach training credential, a minimum of 5-7 years’ 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.
Master’s Level Degree, 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.
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The College of Dentistry’s atmosphere is one of collaboration and inclusiveness, where differences in thought and experience are embraced and celebrated. 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 gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.