Providence Health & Services Environment of Care Coordinator in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Environment of Care Coordinator (Emergency Preparedness Dept, Day Shift, 1.0) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska.

Assures compliance with Federal (CMS), State, local, and Joint Commission regulations and/or standards as they relate to the Environment of Care Program. This includes, but is not limited to: Safety, Security, Fire & Life Safety, Infection Prevention, Emergency Management, Hazardous Communications, Hazardous Materials and Waste Management, Utilities.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Develop policies and procedures, and then implement programs that facilitate compliance with all regulatory agencies and local and state codes pertaining to Environment of Care areas.

  • Establish mechanisms to collect, review, and track data required by local, state, and federal entities which are consistent with PVMC policies and procedures.

  • Work with PVMC Senior Leadership, managers, and staff on a consultative basis to provide training and guidance in hazardous materials, waste management, and contractor compliance.

  • Be responsible for ensuring appropriate documentation of programs to ensure compliance with OSHA, TJC, EPA, DOT, and other applicable agenices or organizations.

  • Have a working knowledge of TJC, NFPA, NEC, OSHA and other codes and standards relating to the Environment of Care and the regulation of hazardous materials and waste.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety, security, emergency management, health care, or related field.

  • Incident Command System (ICS) course completions 100, 200, 700, 800 and HAZWOPER certification required within 12 months of hire

  • Keep HAZWOPER certification current through annual recertification

  • 1 year of experience in a healthcare or related field, which includes Environment of Care, safety, emergency management (including National Incident Management System (NIMS), Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) and Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA)) and/or regulatory compliance

  • Familiar and experienced with rules, regulation and laws pertaining to healthcare compliance

  • Prior experience in program coordination

  • May be required to travel or have diverse schedule

  • Must have leadership and organizational skills to develop and maintain cooperative relationships with diverse persons, institutions and services.

  • Must be customer-service oriented and portray excellent customer service skills.

  • Competency with general computer programs

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree

  • Experience in Occupational Health & Safety

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Internet/Intranet, and Outlook.

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Materials Management

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 177687