Apria FACILITY, ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, SAFETY & SUSTAINABILITY (FEHSS) LEAD in Lenexa, Kansas
Location: Lenexa, Kansas, United States
Work Location Type: Field
Compensation: $59620.00 - $86804.94 / year
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients at home. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful, and compassionate people, to meet the needs of our patients. Already an industry leader in healthcare services, we provide home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help our patients sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer.
The FEHSS Leader is responsible for executing, auditing, and reporting of EHS programs to meet regulatory requirements, corporate policies and building an engaged Health & Safety culture for the Patient Direct business (covering both Apria Healthcare & Byram Healthcare). Reporting to VP of Distribution and Delivery Operations of Apria, the FEHSS Leader is the subject matter expert for environmental facilities management, occupational health & safety including Sustainability initiatives.
Location: To be in one of the 6 ADCs - Atlanta GA, Indianapolis IN, Riverside CA, Woodlands, CA, Boothwyn, PA, or Lenexa, KS
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work with management to execute, implement & improve EHSS programs according to company policies for facilities (branches & distribution centers), ensuring compliance with all applicable federal and state rules and regulations.
Promoting safe work practices and a safety-conscious culture aimed at prevention and mitigation of injuries, illnesses, violence, and other health and safety hazards in the workplace, and compliance with OSHA and related health and safety laws and regulations.
Leads and/or participates in regular inspections and facilities audits to identify potential environmental health and safety hazards, discrepancies to company EHS policies, regulatory standards, and national codes. Develop solutions to issues and ensure compliance.
Leads Sustainability and ESG reporting and improvement initiatives for the enterprise including but not limited to fleet, facilities, and impact spending.
Develop reporting capability for facilities waste & energy management. Analyzes for opportunities.
Promoting awareness of the Company’s safety programs through training, education, awareness messaging, safety alerts and providing guidance to supervisors and teammates.
Participates in facilities' project reviews to provide EHSS expertise.
Advises facilities’ safety committees to develop, implement effective engagement and strong safety culture.
Organizes, facilitates and/or participates in investigations of incidents/accidents, complaints, or problems (injury, near misses, indoor air quality, etc.); recommending changes to current procedures and/or controls to prevent property loss and/or injury.
Training, educating, and promoting ergonomic work practices; coordinating ergonomic assessments when needed; and identifying and ordering ergonomic tools and equipment.
Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Required Qualifications
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education and/or Experience
Education or experience equivalent to a four-year college degree is required.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing occupational safety and environmental compliance.
Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or30-Hour OSHA General Industryor obtainable within first six months of employment
In-depth knowledge of OSHA regulations (CFR 29 1910 General Industry).
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals in a diverse company.
Effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation).
Well-organized and detail oriented.
Self-starter that takes the initiative and brings projects to completion.
Strong leadership and team building skills.
First aid training and skills
Outstanding verbal and written communicator: demonstrated ability to simplify complex ideas, tell a compelling story using data.
Experience building successful partnerships and influencing stakeholders and teammates, without direct authority, to drive projects forward.
Accomplished problem solver.
Strong results driver: consistently delivers flawless execution and high-quality deliverables despite ambiguity, at times managing simultaneous projects with competing priorities.
Candidates must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Computer savvy with: Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook & Teams
- English (reading, writing, verbal)
- Intermediate level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.
This is a stationary position that requires frequent sitting or standing, repetitive wrist motions, grasping, speaking, listening, close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. It also may require occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, kneeling, bending/stooping, twisting, pulling/pushing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching above the shoulder. This position also may require the occasional lifting of equipment up to 50 lbs.
The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual’s position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses.
Comprehensive benefits package offered for eligible employees:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts
Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance
Paid Time Off, including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave & Paid Holidays
401K Savings Plan (available immediately)
Employee Referral Reward Program
Employee Discount Programs
Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)
We recognize our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans Day
Career Advancement/ Development Opportunities
Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Annual compensation is based on a 40 hour week.
As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet