Safety and Security Coordinator

  • 4041 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At NATIVE HEALTH, we strive to provide the best health care available for urban American Indians, Alaska Natives, and  individuals who generally experience barriers to holistic, patient-centered, culturally sensitive health and wellness services.

NATIVE HEALTH currently provides a wide range of programs, including primary medical, dental, behavioral health, WIC (available at four sites), and community health and wellness programs.

We provide services to over 18,000 individuals per year, resulting in over 70,000 visits. NATIVE HEALTH is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and is led by a Chief Executive Officer under the supervision of the Board of Directors.

NATIVE HEALTH is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.

Job Description

The Safety and Security Coordinator will focus on securing NATIVE HEALTH’s properties, protecting its employees, patients, clients, and visitors while delivering exceptional customer services and promote a positive safety environment with a proactive approach to compliance by reviewing and initiating mandated safety-related programs for NATIVE HEALTH (NH). This position will have the authority to oversee and implement occupational safety programs, policies, inspections, loss control surveys, complaints, staff training and supervising security guards. The Safety and Security Coordinator ensures NH remains in compliance with State and Federal Occupational Safety and Health standards and regulations and Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) safety standards. The Safety and Security Coordinator is the primary driver of the implementation of all regulatory and OSHA requirements and update and oversee successful implementation of security procedures for security guards. Ensure OSHA logs and reporting are current. Facilitate and oversee worker compensation reporting. Create a program to recognize employees for safe work habits. Perform ongoing site surveys for risk and safety compliance. Create and enforce corrective action plans for deficits. Create and facilitate annual employee safety and security fair; develop safety projects and education based on identified improvement opportunities. The position reports directly to the Director of Administrative Services.



  1. Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, with experience in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Risk Management, Public or Business Administration, or closely related field. Experience working with the American Indian/Alaskan Native population.
  2. Three (3) years of experience in safety, industrial hygiene, injury prevention, and/or occupational health, safety, and security training.
  3. Five (5) years of experience in a Manager position and OSHA and compliance programs preferred.
  4. Possess a valid and unrestricted Arizona driver’s license (within 30 days of hire if the applicant is from out-of-state) with no DUI/DWI or reckless driving convictions in the last five years. No more than two at-fault accidents in the last three years. Must maintain a valid AZ driver license during employment. Must be insurable by NATIVE HEALTH’s liability auto policy.
  5. Must pass a criminal background check with a Class I Fingerprint Clearance Card within the initial ninety (90) calendar days of employment.
  6. Must pass a substance abuse test upon employment and submit to random testing during employment.
  7. Must have an updated Immunization Record.
  8. Must have a current (within 12 months) Tuberculosis (TB) skin report upon employment and provide an update annually.
  9. Must obtain a CPR Card within ninety (90) days calendar days of employment and maintain a valid CPR card during employment.
  10. Must be able to carry up to 50lbs.


  1. Is self-directed and takes action to achieve goals. Acts appropriately and promptly. Attains clear, concrete, and measurable outcomes to drive toward excellence. Defines appropriate solutions for issues and determines beginning-to-end courses of action.
  2. Sets clear goals and provides direction and guidance to others. Has a point of view. Raises and confronts issues that block the achievement of individual and/or team objectives. It uses influencing skills to lead from a distance and accomplish goals. Takes personal responsibility for actions, including self-development.
  3. Accurately scopes out the length and duration of projects and tasks, lining up the necessary resources in advance. Establishes priorities between competing demands and sets realistic goals for his/her work. Anticipates roadblocks and develops alternative programs. Effectively manages time to ensure the achievement of deadlines and goals.
  4. Must possess excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation, interpersonal) to deliver information and gain cooperation/trust from clients and the community.
  5. Communicates clearly and consistently providing appropriate direction. Shares timely updates and information with relevant partners. Practices and solicits direct, open, and honest communication. Articulates and presents ideas and concepts to inform and persuade others appropriately. Ensures completeness and accuracy of all written and verbal communication
  6. Knowledge of client confidentially and client rights according to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

TRAVEL: Some travel between NATIVE HEALTH sites will be expected as and when needed to support the organization.

Additional Information

Native Health is an EEOC, Employment-At-Will, and Native American Preference employer.  A Drug Free and Commercial Smoke-Free work environment.