Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/21/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under general direction of the Director, Environmental Services, responsible for developing and administering policies, procedures and programs to improve operational performance; developing a business plan and budget for the department; developing and implementing a continuous quality improvement program; overall day-to-day management of departmental operations (with the assistance of the assistant managers, supervisors, lead custodians and staff); managing administrative and technical training programs for managers, supervisors and staff; managing a full range of personnel and labor relations activities, including recruitment, hiring, evaluations, staff development and discipline; managing quality control measures, procurement of equipment and supplies; development and maintenance of required record keeping systems; development of a long-range plan for space, personnel and equipment needs; and management of special projects at UC San Diego Health.
The Assistant Director meets regularly with the Environmental Services staff, and with UCSD Health department managers, nurse managers, and various hospital staff to review departmental polices and practices with a view toward continual process improvement. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect department. Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of industry best practices. Implements department programs and ensures department goals and objectives are achieved.
Manages custodial operations ensuring staff compliance with health care quality and safety standards, established processes and procedures. Meets established department objectives and implements programs.
Participates in the formation of standards and criteria for environmental sanitation. Implements processes and procedures.
Coordinates and conducts custodial safety training including use of equipment and supplies, sterile cleaning procedures, and infection control requirements. Develops training materials and maintains training records.
Implements waste management program including safe handling and disposal of hazardous and biohazardous waste. Performs regular area inspections for quality assurance. Initiates and/or recommends action to correct deficiencies. Attends rounds for all shifts.
Responsible for department recruitment, staff development, performance management/ evaluation, corrective action, staff competency and retention.
Actively participates in budget development and compliance. Takes action to ensure department meets established financial objectives. Maintains department inventory, purchases supplies and equipment.
Participates in the development of quality improvement initiatives. Manages customer issues and/or complaints.
Builds and maintains effective relationships with staff and colleagues.
Other related duties as assigned.
Seven (7+) or more years of relevant EVS experience, and a Bachelor's degree in a related area; OR eleven (11) years of combined relevant experience and training.
Three (3+) or more years of proven operations experience and success at a managerial level in an EVS capacity.
Proven technical experience in a large scale hospital or similar facility.
Demonstrated skill in supervising a diverse, unionized workforce of 100 or more employees in a healthcare setting.
Experience and proven success with working knowledge in custodial and housekeeping services including knowledge of codes and policies governing bio hazardous and hazardous waste.
Comprehensive knowledge of government, regulatory and industry codes, policies, standards and requirements involving a health care facility such as DHS, JCAHO, OSHA, hazardous and bio-hazardous waste handling, sterile cleaning procedures, and infection control requirements, codes and policies.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; professional appearance and demeanor; ability to work effectively under pressures and meet established goals and objectives.
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), or International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) Certification.
Must be able to work various hours & locations based on business needs.
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