Director Environmental Services

Job ID
2020-121207
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Environmental Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-PHOENIX

Overview

Hello humankindness 

 

Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.

 

We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

 

U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:
 
Manages the daily operations of the Environmental Services department with responsibility for the sanitation, infection control, patient satisfaction, quality and financial results of the department. Responsible for the leadership of the service and quality standards to include patient satisfaction.
 
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost efficiency. Assigns staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations. Recruits, hires and releases staff. Prepares the budget and assists in the development of short -term and long-term financial and operational plans for the department.
  • Maintains communication with patient, staff, and customers regarding the level of services they receive from Environmental Services staff. Maintains continuous improvement in patient satisfaction Conducts rounding with patients and staff. Maintain log of of patient and staff feedback is considered in continuous improvement.
  • Surveys regularly all departmental procedures for adherence to sanitation, infection control, regulatory compliance, safety and patient confidentiality standards. Provides an ongoing effective in-service program for all employees of the Environmental Service Department
  • Assists with reviewing and maintaining all vendors contracts, monitors the contracts in use and effectively utilities vendors to achieve the best possible cost.

Qualifications

Minimum: 
  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in related field, with at least two (2) years leadership experience

Preferred:

  • Five (5) years Director level leadership experience

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