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 has 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.
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 action
Determines staffing needs of assigned building; analyze workloads and assign work to employees
Responsible for developing and adjusting staffing plans with a focus on OR room turnover times, a critical component of EVS supervision responsibilities
Train new staff that has been hired into Housekeeping
Inspect 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 Manager
Prepare reports related to custodial services, such as equipment inventories and custodial procedures
Will 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 free
Carry 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 possible
Will oversee all yearly LMS training and compliance training, for assigned staff to ensure that all mandatory trainings have been completed
Identify, report, and take corrective action to resolve potential safety hazards
Evaluate, order inventory and maintain stock of custodial supplies; recommend the need for equipment
Maintain Kronos time reports and leave records; maintain a record of employees’ job performance
Conduct 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 hospital
Attend meetings and training as required. This position will oversee the training for all Housekeeping shifts, in setting up the command center for the Disaster Committee
Perform UV-C Sterilization in designated areas of hospital while following prescribed safety protocols
Create and establish schedules for team member areas and also build a project calendar or monthly/weekly assignments
Oversee and, when necessary, ensure hands-on completion of floor care assignments
Serve as direct support to Operations Managers and also be a key liaison for the Nursing Supervisors to resolve concerns
Monitor current programs and follow through to ensure proper completion
Analyze all concerns and evaluate to resolve in a timely manner
Be proactive on new technology available to generate lower costs and reduce workloads
This position will select/hire a minimum of 20 FTEs per year
This position will train a minimum of 20 FTEs per year
This individual will review/process leave requests for a minimum of 20 FTEs
Perform other duties as required
This 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.
Experience supervising custodial services staff in a large institution
Demonstrated 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.