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Environmental Service - Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA Job Number: 898239 Date posted: 09/04/2020

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Description:
Manages the 24 hour/7 days a week environmental services operations of a Medical Center and attached and/or detached Medical Office Building(s).Develops and implements efficient/productive cleaning methods, supervises environmental services personnel and manages administration of training programs, customer relations as well as budget administration.Ensures compliance with standards and regulations.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manages the daily operations of the department.
  • Regulates daily activities of staff, providing necessary guidance and support to maintain quality performance standards.
  • Selects, coordinates and monitors applicable contracted services.
  • Supervises environmental services and grounds keeping employees to ensure that work techniques, quality assurance standards, department policies and procedures and job specifications are adhered to.
  • Interviews and selects environmental services personnel and oversees staff training and development as outlined by EVS policies and procedures.
  • Administers annual performance assessment process.Develops, initiates, and maintains EVS departmental policies/procedures relative to OSHA, DHS, TJC, NFPA, OSHPD, and other governing agency regulations and standards.
  • Documents staff training to ensure full program compliance.
  • Communicates and coordinates department activities with those of other departments by attending and participating in medical center, service area and regional committees such as peer groups, safety, disaster, infection control, interior design and recycling committees.
  • Evaluates new products while adhering to National Purchasing guidelines and National Facilities standards.
  • Participates in the preparation of departmental operating budget, manages resources and monitors performance to ensure adherence to financial targets.
  • Identifies and implements best practices to generate new and innovative ideas to improve service and reduce costs.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum three (3) years previous supervisory experience.
  • Education
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A

  • Additional Requirements:
  • Previous experience in a health care environment
  • Required management/supervisory skills: interviewing, organizing, planning, problem solving and verbal/written communication.
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment preferred.
  • Experience in a Labor/Management Partnership environment preferred.
  • American Society for Healthcare Environmental services (ASHES) or International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) Certification preferred.
  • Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical and hazardous waste regulations, health facilities and their unique cleaning requirements preferred.
  • Knowledge of hospital infection control, sanitation protocols and cleaning methods preferred.
  • Must have training experience in all EVS Tasks
  • Knowledgeable on state hospital inspections
  • Must develop a site training program
  • Must have experience in management of Environmental services department
  • Must be a team player

  • Notes:
  • Must be able to work on weekends as necessary
  • Must be able to work all shift to train employees
  • Must be flexible to cover other shift as necessary
  • Primary Location: California,Los Angeles,West Los Angeles Medical Center 6041 Cadillac Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Facilities Services Department: Environmental Services Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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    Facilities Services & Materials Management Careers

    Handling the administration of all activities concerned with the ordering, storage, and movement of materials — as well as assessing, maintaining, and improving the upkeep and appearance of our facilities — as a member of this team you'll help everything look and run its best inside and outside our 600+ locations. Working in building management, maintenance, sourcing, purchasing, environmental services, and more, you'll play a vital role in ensuring the success of our organization.

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