Job Board
View all jobs

Manager Housekeeping

org-logo

Children's Health

Plano, TX, US

1 month ago
full-time
degree mentioned

Job highlights

Qualification

Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS. The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE): Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) within 2 years of hire or transfer to the role required

Responsibility

Shift: Day (flexible to come and leave 30 min of shift). This position is responsible for administering the operational, financial, and personnel activities of the Environmental Services (EVS) department of the Facilities & Real Estate (F&RE) division in order to provide a safe, clean, and supportive environment of care for the patients, families, physicians, and staff. The Manager is responsible for all EVS functions in their respective assigned areas under the guidance from the Director of Environmental Services. This manager-level position reports and interfaces in assigned areas with a thorough understanding of all internal and external processes related to all EVS activities. Responsible for the total cleanable square footage of assigned areas where services are provided by the EVS Department. Services provided by EVS include: Carpet cleaning; floor cleaning and buffing, floor stripping and re-finishing, trash removal, biohazardous waste removal, recycling, clean linen distribution, soiled linen removal, operating room (OR) cleaning between cases, OR terminal cleaning, 24/7 cleaning of the Emergency Department (ED) and Fast Track, office area cleaning, 24/7 restroom cleaning and re-checks, pest control, building exterior window washing, reusable sharps program, bed and crib management, confidential document destruction, and cubicle curtain cleaning. Plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise functions and activities of the housekeeping department to maintain the hospital environment in a sanitary, attractive, orderly condition and comply with regulatory requirements. Evaluate department performance and implement changes to improve services. Maintain established hospital policies, procedures and objectives. Ensure quality assurance, safety, infection prevention and environment standards are met. As needed, establish and implement policies and procedures for department operation. Establish work standards and flow. Maintain all required records, reports, statistics, etc. Administer or oversee all personnel actions including staffing levels, recruiting, performance reviews and time keeping. Responsible for staff development, succession planning and mentoring new members of the organization. Manage the care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies / materials. Maintain inventories. Assure proper functioning of all equipment. Provide essential equipment and supplies and maintain an adequate stock of supplies available / accessible to cleaning personnel. Assure that cleaning agents / housekeeping chemicals meet required standards to effect maximum cleanliness and sanitation. Lead administrative staff meetings, interdepartmental meetings and participate on committees as directed. Maintain professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc

Benefits

  • Employee portion of medical plan premiums are covered after 3 years
  • 4%-10% employee savings plan match based on tenure
  • Paid Parental Leave (up to 12 weeks)
  • Caregiver Leave
  • Adoption and surrogacy reimbursement
  • Health Insurance

Job Description

Description

Job Title & Specialty Area: Manager EVS Department: Environmental Services Location: Plano Shift: Day (flexible to come and leave 30 min of shift) Job Type: (On-Site) Why Children’s Health? At Children's Health, our mission is to Make Life Better for Children, and we recognize that their health plays a crucial role in achieving this goal. Through our cutting-edge treatments and affiliation with UT Southwestern, we strive to deliver an extraordinary patient and family experience, ensuring that every moment, big or small, contributes to their overall well-being. Our dedication to promoting children's health extends beyond our organization and encompasses the broader community. Together, we can make a significant difference in the lives of children and contribute to a brighter and healthier future for all. Summary: This position is responsible for administering the operational, financial, and personnel activities of the Environmental Services (EVS) department of the Facilities & Real Estate (F&RE) division in order to provide a safe, clean, and supportive environment of care for the patients, families, physicians, and staff. The Manager is responsible for all EVS functions in their respective assigned areas under the guidance from the Director of Environmental Services. This manager-level position reports and interfaces in assigned areas with a thorough understanding of all internal and external processes related to all EVS activities. Responsible for the total cleanable square footage of assigned areas where services are provided by the EVS Department. Services provided by EVS include: Carpet cleaning; floor cleaning and buffing, floor stripping and re-finishing, trash removal, biohazardous waste removal, recycling, clean linen distribution, soiled linen removal, operating room (OR) cleaning between cases, OR terminal cleaning, 24/7 cleaning of the Emergency Department (ED) and Fast Track, office area cleaning, 24/7 restroom cleaning and re-checks, pest control, building exterior window washing, reusable sharps program, bed and crib management, confidential document destruction, and cubicle curtain cleaning. Responsibilities: • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise functions and activities of the housekeeping department to maintain the hospital environment in a sanitary, attractive, orderly condition and comply with regulatory requirements. • Evaluate department performance and implement changes to improve services. Maintain established hospital policies, procedures and objectives. Ensure quality assurance, safety, infection prevention and environment standards are met. As needed, establish and implement policies and procedures for department operation. Establish work standards and flow. Maintain all required records, reports, statistics, etc. • Administer or oversee all personnel actions including staffing levels, recruiting, performance reviews and time keeping. Responsible for staff development, succession planning and mentoring new members of the organization. • Manage the care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies / materials. Maintain inventories. Assure proper functioning of all equipment. Provide essential equipment and supplies and maintain an adequate stock of supplies available / accessible to cleaning personnel. Assure that cleaning agents / housekeeping chemicals meet required standards to effect maximum cleanliness and sanitation. • Lead administrative staff meetings, interdepartmental meetings and participate on committees as directed. Maintain professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc. How You’ll Be Successful: WORK EXPERIENCE • At least 3 years Managerial experience required and 2-years in a healthcare setting at a manager level will be a plus. EDUCATION • Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS • The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE): Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) within 2 years of hire or transfer to the role required A Place Where You Belong We put our people first. We welcome, value, and respect the beliefs, identities and experiences of our patients and colleagues. We are committed to delivering culturally effective care, creating meaningful partnerships in the communities we serve, and equipping and developing our team members to make Children’s Health a place where everyone can contribute. Holistic Benefits – How We’ll Care for You: · Employee portion of medical plan premiums are covered after 3 years. · 4%-10% employee savings plan match based on tenure · Paid Parental Leave (up to 12 weeks) · Caregiver Leave · Adoption and surrogacy reimbursement As an equal opportunity employer, Children's Health does not discriminate against employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran or military status, disability, or genetic information or any other Federal or State legally-protected status or class. This applies to all aspects of the employer-employee relationship including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer pay, training, discipline, workforce adjustments, termination, employee benefits, and any other employment-related activity.