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Safety Coordinator

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Mankato
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Safety Coordinators are deeply embedded into the departments that they support, often being viewed as a member of the department's leadership team to assist with regulatory compliance/best practice, injury reduction, and workforce productivity. Coordinators create, deploy and provide decision support for employee safety policies and procedures; support healthcare and accreditation related teams (e.g., AAALAC, TJC, CAP, CARF); provide input into the design of new facilities and equipment; review and assist with improvement opportunities.

Majority of time is spent as a safety consultant and resource in directing activities within portions of the safety program in a customer focused environment. Participates in administrative duties as assigned, including budget and resource allocation, and facilitation of staff involved with safety-related projects. Develops and facilitates implementation of creative ideas and suggestions to improve systems, processes and service; develops and implements new policies and procedures; develops and implements educational programs; evaluates established procedures and educational programs for effectiveness. Must be able to develop, conduct, and facilitate safety audits and perform hazard assessments, including the interpretation of results and facilitate implementation of solutions. Able to analyze and interpret data and participates in decisions regarding data validity and conclusions. Must maintain strict confidentiality of information.

** Visa sponsorship is not available for this position; Also, Mayo Clinic DOES NOT participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program**


Requires Masters degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or any Masters degree and related coursework within two years of hire. Requires 5 years experience in occupational safety, emergency management or related field, which includes design of independent projects, data analysis and interpretation. Must have ability to organize and implement procedures/techniques independently. Must have significant technical knowledge, understanding of safety regulations, ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in written materials, and ability to work both independently and in a team. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to a changing work environment that requires upgrading of skills on a regular basis is required. Must have established presentation and training skills, and be capable of demonstrating and exhibiting positive customer service skills. Must have working knowledge of PC and ability to use routine computer software packages (word processing, spreadsheets, and databases). Healthcare safety experience preferred. A CSP, CIH or CEM certification is required within two years of hire.

Additional Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

Prior healthcare experience
Experience working with/in Occupational Safety Management System frameworks (e.g., ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001, OSHA VPP)
Professional certification (e.g., CSP, CIH)

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

$98,030 - $147,098/year; Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Monday through Friday, normal business hours

Weekend Schedule

Flex as needed, depending upon job demands.

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Lynnette Fleshman

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis , Safety Coordinator, Accounting, Auditing , Mankato, Minnesota

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