University of Utah Health Environmental Services Supervisor in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview:

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position supervises the daily activities of the assigned environmental service department by coordinating in-service and ongoing education, monitoring quality control and safety processes, hiring and training new staff, evaluating performance, and scheduling work shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the daily operations of the department including the interviewing and hiring of staff, training, creation of work schedules, and work assignment distribution.

  • Enforces the department’s written standards of practice, policies and procedures and initiates corrective action as necessary.

  • Evaluates job performance to ensure department job standards are being maintained.

  • Resolves problems, provides support and expedites service to hospital departments.

  • Monitors safety and quality assurance functions by inspecting processes for completeness and accuracy.

  • Maintains department records and prepares monthly reports.

  • Monitors, orders and maintains stock of department supplies and equipment.

  • Participates in hospital committees and meetings as assigned.

  • May assist in budget preparation.

  • Performs additional duties of the department as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

  • Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes.

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to develop relationships with patients, guests and co-workers.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA regulations and ability to ensure patient information is guarded and respected.

  • Demonstrated organization, human relations, and effective communication skills.

Qualifications:

Qualifications

Required

  • Three years of experience in a related area, with one of those years in a supervisory capacity.

  • Successful completion of the hospital-provided supervisory training within one year of employment.

Qualifications (Preferred):

Preferred

  • Proficiency in word processing.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects involving patient care or medical equipment. This position may stand for sustained periods of time and/or walk for long distances moving from one work site to another.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

Requisition Number 24897

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Evening

Work Schedule Evening and Days

Location Name Redwood Clinic

Patient Care? No

City SALT LAKE CITY

State UT

Department UCC CST 80R RWHC ENV SERVICES

Category Custodial Services / Housekeeping

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.