The Supervisor of Environmental Services directs the housekeeping services operation, ensuring the hospital a high level of sanitation and appearance for patients, visitors, and staff, by maintaining a competent, efficient, and sufficiently supplied work force.
Essential Job Duties:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Establishes and distributes daily work assignments, scheduling routine tasks and special areas for cleaning.
- Monitors and inspects assigned areas to observe staff activities as part of the continuous performance improvement. Monitors/observe employees following EVS Standard work processes (Gemba)
- Continuous rounding/talking with patients to ensure quality patient satisfaction and cleanliness
- Ensures compliance with department standards and safety regulations.
- Determines room vacancies and related scheduling of project cleaning needs.
- Ensures compliance with regulations, Joint Commission requirements, and departmental standards in the areas of health, safety, and sanitation.
- Coordinates and monitors the orientation and on-the-job training activities for new employees; conducts continuing training as required.
- Compiles monthly supplies utilization and supplies cost reports as assigned; distributes them for review as required.
- Coordinates linen inventories as assigned; makes sure units have adequate linen supplies.
- Performs daily quality assurance inspections in all areas of responsibility utilizing internal software EPIC and VeriClean and download results prior to end of shift. Submits a weekly report outlining areas of deficiencies and plans to improve quality.
- Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate within one year of hire.
- Two years' experience performing work in an environmental or service related field.
- If serving as a bilingual/multilingual interpreter, certification in Medical Interpretation is required to perform the duties of a qualified interpreter.
Working Conditions, Equipment, Physical Demands:
There is a reasonable expectation that employees in this position will be exposed to blood-borne pathogens.
Physical Demands - Heavy
Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The physical demands and work environment that have been described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The above job description is an overview of the functions and requirements for this position. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list encompassing every duty and requirement of this position; your supervisor may assign other duties as deemed necessary.