Assists the Director of Environmental Services in providing quality environmental services in an efficient, cost-effective manner in accordance with regulations and standards.
Provides training, supervision, and motivation to environmental services personnel to ensure all tasks are completed and schedules are met.
Adheres to all state and federal regulations regarding Environmental Services, Daily operations of Environmental Services department, staffing allocation, training, scheduling, Adheres to patient safety protocols.
Ensures that quality standards, schedule completion, and team performances are met on a daily basis.
Key Accountabilities / Principle Duties:
The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He or she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time:
Assists in the implementation of environmental services programs which are designed to provide clean, sanitary facilities. Regularly inspects completed work and completes Quality Management reports. Recommends new methods to improve overall performance.
Assists in the development of staffing assignments (duty lists) which will ensure efficient, cost-effective completion of cleaning and laundry tasks. Maintains accurate reports and records.
Assists in the recruiting, hiring, supervising and evaluating of non-supervisory and supervisory employees ensuring that standards of performance are met. Accurately completes all required forms and reports on a timely basis.
Assists in the orientation, development and motivation of staff, ensuring the staff is properly trained at all levels and performance standards are met. Completes all reports accurately and on time.
Interview and recommend applicants for positions in the department. Counsel employees and recommend termination when necessary.
Implements inventory control procedures by recommending types of supplies to be ordered, quantity and timing of orders. Maintains appropriate records to track inventory levels, items ordered and related costs.
Ensures that all equipment is clean and in proper working condition. Recommends new equipment when required.
Coordinates activities with other departments ensuring meeting room set-up and furniture moving is completed accurately and on time.
Work closely with and motivate environmental services staff to ensure work is performed properly and personnel are following schedules (duty lists).
Conduct training sessions with environmental services personnel regularly and, as assigned, by the Director.
Maintain good public relations with all patients, residents and staff personnel. Ensure that all staff maintain a high standard of personal appearance.
Observe cleaning and maintenance needs throughout hospital and submit written project requests as appropriate.
Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management or related field is preferred.
Working knowledge of the Joint Commission accreditation requirements / standards required.
Minimum of three years of supervisory experience preferably in Hospital Based Environmental Services.
Position requires the ability to demonstrate leadership, communication and problem solving skills.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: This position has an excellent compensation package along with an extensive, full relocation package.
Internal Number: R20017599
About Baptist Health Louisville
Baptist Health Louisville, a 519-bed hospital located in a suburban park-like setting in beautiful Louisville Kentucky offers a wide range of healthcare services. Area residents benefit from the hospital’s emergency services, including special teams for heart attack and stroke care. The hospital’s cancer services include two freestanding Radiation Centers, the Charles and Mimi Osborn Cancer Center that includes a cancer resource center and a multidisciplinary lung care clinic. Special services include women’s health, offering all-private maternity rooms, digital mammography, ultrasound and bone-density scanning for osteoporosis. Other areas of expertise include orthopedics, neurosurgery, cardiovascular services, wound care, behavioral health, occupational health, and in-home care provided by Baptist Health Home Care. Baptist Health has a network of healthcare providers for patients in the Metro Louisville area – from Baptist Health Medical Group physician offices, to Baptist Health Urgent Care and Baptist Health Occupational Medicine (formerly known as BaptistWorx®). The hospital has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentiali...ng Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® three times.
Baptist Health Louisville is part of the Baptist Health family of hospitals and has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. They system now spans nine hospitals across Kentucky and Southern Indiana with more than 2,700 total licensed beds. Baptist Health offers employees a wide and comprehensive range of benefits and employee incentive programs. We believe in taking care of our employees as well as we take care of our patients and strive to offer the best programs to our employees, as we believe it directly affects the quality of care we provide to our communities. Baptist Health Louisville is an equal opportunity employer that offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.