Dignity Health Environmental Services Supervisor in MERCED, California
Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.
Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.
Accountable for supervising the daily operations of the Environmental Services department to ensure optimal schedule and staffing level outcomes arerealized and are based upon census, acuity and budget. Incumbent is also responsible for ensuring sound financial oversight of operations. In addition the incumbent trains, evaluates and supervises staff in carrying out departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Selects, trains and evaluates staff; Establishes and maintains department staffing and schedules, ensuring appropriate number of qualified/competent staff are available while maintaining cost effective staffing mixes and patterns; Ensures staff maintain facility with a high level of cleanliness and that department guidelines are followed
Monitors bed discharge cleaning needs and ensures that discharge beds are cleaned in a timely manner and with a high degree of quality; Monitors daily equipment use, cleaning and maintenance to ensure that all equipment is maintained in an appropriate working condition
Maintains department quality improvement program and oversees the quality of service delivered ensuring that units are survey ready at all times
Supervises the departmental inventory and allocation of resources as appropriate and ensures these follow hospital guidelines
Knowledge of organization's budget process and ability to apply policies and practices for planning and administering a budget.
Knowledge of housekeeping processes, tools and techniques in a healthcare environment; ability to apply this to provide a clean and sterile environment for patients and facility staff.
Knowledge of the processes, procedures and techniques involved in cleaning and preparing patient rooms; ability to use this knowledge in relevant practices.
Knowledge of the methods, tools, and technologies used in the decontamination process for exposure to hazardous chemicals or germs; ability to conduct decontamination in various medical environments
Knowledge of types, methods, tools and techniques used in infection prevention and control; ability to impede the spread of infection and disease.
Knowledge of the full spectrum of activities for facilities planning, operation and maintenance; ability to develop and maintain the physical environment conducive to patient care delivery.
Education and Experience:
Experience : Minimum three (3) years environmental services experience
Education: Associate's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience.
Licensure: None specified
Special Skills: None specified.
Training: None specified.
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Job ID 2018-52170
Employment Type Full Time
Department Environmental Services
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced
Standard Hours Monday - Friday (7AM - 4PM); Some Weekends