As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. Harborview Medical Center's Environmental Services Department as an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, evening shift, CUSTODIAN SUPERVISOR 2. Under general direction, this person will serve as a second-line supervisor in a custodial department. They will supervise at least 25 custodians and one Custodian Supervisor, train subordinates and perform administrative responsibilities such as recommending supply levels, staffing levels, staff training requirements, and department policies and procedures.RESPONSIBILITIES:With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, conduct training, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary actionDetermines staffing needs of assigned building; analyze workloads and assign work to employeesResponsible for developing and adjusting staffing plans with a focus on OR room turnover times, a critical component of EVS supervision responsibilitiesTrain new staff that has been hired into HousekeepingInspect Surgery, PACUs, the Emergency Department, Central Processing, the cafeteria and kitchen, and Inpatient units to determine cleaning needs and job assignments. Monitor hand hygiene compliance, retrain as needed and report findings to Operations ManagerPrepare reports related to custodial services, such as equipment inventories and custodial proceduresWill oversee all of our ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) testing. We use this technology to make sure our Surgery Department, Emergency Department and Inpatient areas are cleaned correctly by swabbing touch areas to ensure these touch areas are germ freeCarry pager/portable radio/phone to maintain communications; will also carry a tablet with the EPIC (our bed tracking system) application on it, to ensure throughput in the hospital is moving as fast as possibleWill oversee all yearly LMS training and compliance training, for assigned staff to ensure that all mandatory trainings have been completedIdentify, report, and take corrective action to resolve potential safety hazardsEvaluate, order inventory and maintain stock of custodial supplies; recommend the need for equipmentMaintain Kronos time reports and leave records; maintain a record of employees' job performanceConduct safety meetings and train subordinates; enforce safety rules and regulations; investigate accidents and fill out accident reports, also participate in the Environment of Care inspections done all over the hospitalAttend meetings and training as required. This position will oversee the training for all Housekeeping shifts, in setting up the command center for the Disaster CommitteePerform UV-C Sterilization in designated areas of hospital while following prescribed safety protocolsCreate and establish schedules for team member areas and also build a project calendar or monthly/weekly assignmentsOversee and, when necessary, ensure hands-on completion of floor care assignmentsServe as direct support to Operations Managers and also be a key liaison for the Nursing Supervisors to resolve concernsMonitor current programs and follow through to ensure proper completionAnalyze all concerns and evaluate to resolve in a timely mannerBe proactive on new technology available to generate lower costs and reduce workloadsThis position will select/hire a minimum of 20 FTEs per yearThis position will train a minimum of 20 FTEs per yearThis individual will review/process leave requests for a minimum of 20 FTEsPerform other duties as requiredThis position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.REQUIREMENTS:Three years of experience in custodial or general maintenance work, including two years of experience as a Custodian Supervisor I OR equivalent education/experience.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except with there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED:Experience supervising custodial services staff in a large institutionDemonstrated experience contributing information to the determination of a fixed budget
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.