Job Description

Specialist Patient Quality and Safety

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Position Overview

Ensures the safety and security of patients, families, staff and authorized visitors at CTCA facilities.

Coordinates and executes disaster response or crisis management activities, assist with preparedness training, and preparing emergency plans, and procedures for all hazards required by accrediting organizations. Emergency Preparedness & Life Safety Specialist performs diversified duties related to Hospital Emergency Management, including review, update and drafting of emergency plans, maintenance of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP). This includes policy and procedure development, drill and exercise program management, education and training development, and emergency response plans. Represents the hospital at community planning activities.

The Emergency Preparedness & Life Safety Specialist is responsible for ensuring that the highest level of safety and security standards are always maintained. This individual interacts with various department ensuring general safety practices are being adhered to.  The Emergency Preparedness & Life Safety Specialist provides on-going Life Safety training and General Safety Programs. The Emergency Preparedness & Life Safety Specialist will collect information about deficiencies and identifies opportunities for improvement in the Environment of Care programs. The Emergency Preparedness & Life Safety Specialist must have a working knowledge of applicable Joint Commission (TJC), The JC EOC Periodic Performance Review / Standards, OSHA, NFPA, NIOSH rules and regulations and the ability to research and interpret standards as required.

Other duties include:

  • Keep informed of activities or changes that could affect the likelihood of an emergency, as well as those that could affect response efforts and details of plan implementation.
  • Propose alteration of emergency response procedures based on regulatory changes, technological changes, or knowledge gained from outcomes of previous emergency situations.
  • Review emergency plans of individual organizations such as medical facilities in order to ensure their adequacy.

Study emergency plans used elsewhere in order to gather information for plan development.

Key Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • 3-5 years previous experience in a related field
  • CLEET I, II, and IV certification preferred

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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