Supervises and directs assigned Environmental Services (EVS) personnel. Assures assignments are completed properly and in compliance with healthcare safety and sanitation regulations. Communicates with other departments to solve problems. Ensures a professional and appropriate service standard while performing the job. Follows and enforces system wide standards as well as department specific service standards.
Supervises the daily operations of assigned Environmental Services staff performance and workflow.
Verifies that each responsible employee's daily assignments are being performed thoroughly and effectively.
Completes performance evaluations for assigned staff as well as coordinating the establishment of goals and objectives for assigned staff including annual skill competency checklist reviews.
Responsible for the interview, selection process, hiring process, orientation set up, training set up, competency testing for all new hires.
Responsible for the counseling and mentoring and discipline of employees.
Recommends promotion, demotion, or termination when identified.
Reviews and approves electronic timecards and scheduling systems for all responsible staff.
Checks all hours, regular, overtime, holiday, PTO and FMLA.
Schedules personnel to provide adequate staffing for assigned areas at all times.
Delegates tasks and responsibilities to subordinate personnel as needed while assuring proper utilization of human resources and supplies.
Supervises staff on all functions and processes provided by Environmental Services.
Orders supplies as needed; obtains special items, as requested.
Develops new metrics as appropriate or requested by leadership.
Recommends process improvements to leadership and empowers employees to bring forward their process improvement ideas.
Responsible for input to the writing, reviewing, and revising policy and procedures pertaining to the system Environmental Services department.
Represents Environmental Services and Geisinger in a credible and professional manner at all times.
Maintains advanced knowledge of the Bed Management system.
Acts as Super-User and trainer for the staff and testing of new functions.
Maintains advanced knowledge of all other environmental services data systems.
Works to promote a team environment and open communication within the work area.
Participates on and leads teams as needed.
OSHA, Department of Health, and Joint Commission regulations must be followed.
Conducts Cleaning Quality inspections of assigned areas as directed.
Responsible to stand in for (or represent) the EVS Manager and EVS Director as assigned.
Conducts staff meetings and maintains communication within departments.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
Hours for this position are 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm.
Occasional weekends and holidays may be required as needed, based on department staffing needs.
Eligible for $2.00/hour shift differential for working Evenings!
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 4 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.