JOB PURPOSE: The Environmental Services Shift Supervisor directly oversees the activities of assigned Environmental Services staff to ensure that assigned areas are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with requisite standards of quality and safety. The Supervisor also assumes responsibility for care of equipment, control of supplies, and counseling of employees. Responsible for making decisions regarding staffing of EVS personnel for appropriate shift to ensure adequate coverage.
Directly supervises assigned teams, completes performance reviews in a timely manner, and administers corrective action under the direction of the Supervisors & Manager of Environmental Services.
Performs autonomous inspections and patient interviews on a daily and weekly basis, as well as administrative inspections on a weekly basis.
Must have an understanding of Bed Management programs to perform assigned duties and to facilitate the timely flow of patients through the hospital by monitoring the bed turn-around times.
Ensures that equipment and supplies are available and in working order and is able to troubleshoot equipment problems. Also has a working knowledge of all equipment used in the Environmental Services Department.
Checks schedule and sign in sheets for daily changes and call-ins in order to effectively allocate staffing resources.
Performs daily shift huddles/meetings to ensure that employees are aware of existing problems and changes.
Attends in-services and training programs and disseminate the information gained back to others within the Environmental Services Department.
Compiles list of maintenance work orders to be reported to Engineering on a daily basis.
Works on special projects and committees at the request of the Manager of Environmental Services, as well as any other duties as assigned.
Monitors the use of supplies by employees in the Environmental Services Department to ensure that costs are being effectively managed.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Problem solving and decision-making: approaches problems using a methodical approach and analysis information to make well thought-out decisions
Environment of Care consciousness: demonstrates awareness and compliance with Fire Safety, General Safety, Hazardous Materials and Wastes, Emergency Management, Medical Equipment, Security and Utility Systems.
Patient Safety consciousness: demonstrates awareness, practices and promotes patient safety for both clinical and non-clinical employees
Operation Excellence (OE)/ teamwork: embraces, practices and promotes the principles of OE by offering assistance and meeting the needs of patients, visitors, and co-workers
Personal responsibility/ reliability/ dependability: takes initiative, is flexible to change, follows through on commitments, and assumes ownership for successfully completing job responsibilities, maintaining his/her competency, and continuing to develop personally and professionally.
Contribution to achieving goals/ positive outcomes: contributes to positive outcomes for the department, strives for excellence, helps to achieve departmental goals, and practices and contributes to the organization’s vision, mission and values.
2 available shifts:
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MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One (1) year of previous Environmental Services and/or healthcare experience required. Previous supervisory experience is preferred, and equivalent education may be substituted for experience.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Valid GA Driver’s License
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Associates or bachelor’s degree highly preferred.
Registered/Certified Executive Housekeeper (REH/CEH), Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) preferred. Also, a valid Georgia driver’s license is required for this position.