Mount Sinai Careers

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System

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The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

 
What You’ll Do:
  • Job Summary
    Assists the BioSafety Officer in order to develop and facilitate the implementation of Bio-Safety programs for the institution. Monitors facilities to ensure they are in compliance with all safety and health regulations. 


    Duties and Responsibilities
    (in order of importance and/or frequency)  

    1. Develops and implements Bio-Safety Programs to minimize potential biohazard risks to individuals exposed to bio-hazardous materials. 


    2. Acts as a liaison between the School of Medicine and the Hospital on all aspects of Bio-Safety and act as a technical and regulatory compliance advisor to research and development engineering, security and building services on all Bio-Safety issues.

    3. Evaluates protocols for assigned Bio-Safety rating and sets Bio-Safety levels for research procedures. 

    4. Performs laboratory audits to ensure that they are in compliance with National Institute of Health (NIH), Center of Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards and prepares reports of any deficiencies. 

    5. Develops Standards Operating Procedures for all biological, chemical and chemotherapeutic agents. 

    6. Assists in the preparation of grant submissions to various granting agencies regarding health, safety and environmental issues and prepares compliance documentation for submission to granting agencies.

    7. Serves as an alternate Institutional Bio-Safety Officer to the Institutional Bio-Safety Committee and backs up the alternate responsible official with respect to Select Agent and Toxin activities.

    8. Provides training and workshops to individuals on safe laboratory practices in the use of hazardous biological materials, including recombinant DNA. 

    9. Participates in emergency responses to chemical spills and other chemical emergencies. 

    10. Maintains databases on audits and compliance activities. 

    11. Monitors biological and medical waste disposal operations.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree in biological sciences with emphasis on microbiology and/or biochemistry; Master’s preferred 


Minimum Related Experience
(e.g. 1 year in research environment)


3+ years in related field(s) 


Minimum Certification Requirements


RCRA
DOT
ABSA
40 Hour Hazwoper


Minimum Computer Skills


Microsoft Word and Excel- Intermediate
Microsoft PowerPoint- Intermediate
Internet applications- Intermediate 


General Skills


Strong written and oral communication skills 
Good analytical skills 
Excellent presentation skills
Understanding of operational processes
Knowledge of laboratory equipment and autoclave operations 
Current and emerging issues in Bio-Safety, federal/state/local regulations for biological research and general Bio-Safety principles and procedures

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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