Safety Officer

WellStar Health System Austell, GA

About the Job


How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Functions under appropriate department director/executive director to execute all safety aspects for entities
of WellStar. Supports and participates in the Process Improvement Program as it relates to managing the
environment of care. Responsible for Emergency Management Program.


Safety Officer

Cobb Hospital

Emergency Management 

Cobb Administration 

Full Time





Required Minimum Education: High school graduate. Prefer degree in public safety, industrial safety, fire science orrelated fields.

Required Minimum Certification: Emergency Management Healthcare Professional (EMHP) to be completed in first 12 months of employment.

Required Minimum Experience: At least four years of experience, including functional to extensive knowledge ofemergency preparedness/incident response or hazardous materials handling, OSHA regulations, JCAHO standards and Life Safety Codes. Must be familiar with FDA’s Safe Medical Device Act (SMDA) and American’s with
Disabilities Act.

Required Minimum Skills: Must be self-motivator, capable of performing without close supervision and have ability to interact with all levels of the healthcare system. Must be organized, professional, and courteous, and able to handleassignments with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness. Must be able to work effectively under stress and timedeadlines. Must maintain confidentiality of all information.

We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!