Cardinal Health
Environment, Health and Safety Advisor – Nashville
At a glance
Location: US-TN-La Vergne Map
Posted: 02/14/2020
Closing: 03/13/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
Job description


Environment, Health and Safety

Advisor – Nashville


Company Overview

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide.


The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. Cardinal Health connects patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with approximately 50,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 25 on the Fortune 500.


Cardinal Health Global EHS and Security Team

The Cardinal Health Global Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) team is responsible for designing, developing and implementing EHS procedures, programs, processes, and systems to ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements. Additional responsibilities include mitigating EHS risks to the company, its employees, the environment and the communities in which it does business.


The Cardinal Health Global Security team is responsible for providing measures to safeguard Cardinal Health assets from circumstances that would cause loss or harm.  These risk mitigation measures include applying security concepts, developing and implementing security policies and procedures, and conducting security audits and investigations.

The Cardinal Health Global EHS and Security vision is to partner with our businesses and functions to proactively mitigate EHS and security-related risk across the enterprise. 


Environment, Health and Safety Advisor (P3) – Nashville

The EHS Advisor will report to the Nashville EHS Manager.  This position is responsible for developing and implementing EHS solutions in support of Cardinal Health assets in Nashville area.  These solutions are designed to manage, mitigate, and whenever possible, eliminate EHS risks to Cardinal Health employees, facilities, products and the communities in which the company operates.


Responsibilities/Competencies


Leadership and Consulting - 35%


Assists with implementation of the global EHS strategy to mitigate risk to people, property, community, information and brand.  Partners with operation leaders to develop and execute site-specific annual EHS plans; standardize EHS programs; ensure critical information is communicated; and implement best practices.  Provides support and subject matter expertise for events (e.g., regulatory agency inquiries, natural disasters, business continuity, significant incidents, etc.).


Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control / Regulatory Compliance - 35%


Leads in the management of operation specific EHS hazard assessments and the development of risk mitigation plans.  Partners with operation leaders to ensure compliance with Company and regulatory requirements.  Analyzes key EHS metrics to assist operations in the construction and execution of continual improvement plans.  Assists leaders in identifying budgetary needs to address risk reduction and compliance assurance.  Ensures key performance metrics, including occupational injury/illness and environmental sustainability results are accurately reported and communicated.  Develops and maintains facility profiles. Assists with the response to regulatory agency inquiries and reporting obligations.  Participates in assessments and audits.  Provides technical assistance and guidance in risk-related matters, including ergonomics, industrial hygiene, safety, environmental, incident investigation, business resiliency and occupational health processes.


Occupational Injury/Illness, Loss Prevention, Crisis Management, and Business Resilience - 20%


Assist management teams in the investigation, notification and case management for occupational injury/illnesses. Assists operations close out property/casualty recommendations from third parties such as FM Global.  Provides support in the development and implementation of business resiliency plans. Provides EHS leadership during business continuity situations.


Education and Mentorship - 10%


Educates and coaches management teams on their EHS and security roles and responsibilities. Helps foster a diverse workforce.


Requirements


Education:  Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.  Advanced degree and/or professional certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM, etc.) preferred.

Experience:


Leadership Skills

  • Must have collaborative leadership skills to achieve desired results in a highly matrixed work environment
  • Fosters trust, confidence and followership
  • Dedicated to the principal of ethical behavior
  • Must be self-directed, and able to work productively on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Must have sound judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills, and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to deliver practical solutions
  • Must be able to clearly and succinctly communicate, market and sell value-added solutions
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be creative in developing cost-effective, sensible solutions that deliver results

Technical Skills

  • Minimum four years’ experience in related field
  • Understanding and experience in EHS Management Systems and their successful implementation
  • Strong substantive knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State OSHA and EPA, as well as workers’ compensation requirements
  • Technical ability to work, collaborate and negotiate with government officials, consultants, and other third-party stakeholders
  • Requires up to 20% travel

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Environment, Health and Safety Advisor – Nashville