This position is located in the Environmental Services department of the adult hospital in Vanderbilt Medical Center. This department is tasked with the cleanliness of patient rooms and commons areas of the adult hospital to insure the facility operates in a safe and effective manner.
Responsible for assisting in the management and coordination of the day to day operations of the department. Supervise staff and supervisors, coordinate projects, direct personnel functions and develop/implement policies and procedures.
Implement plans and goals that are consistent with the Medical Center's objectives
Assist in the development, implementation, planning, and maintenance of all policies and procedures for the department, as well as recommend ideas, resources, and solutions that will support the mission of VUMC.
Prepare work schedules and monitor attendance using established internal departmental tools and resources.
Plan work flow and staffing levels to insure quality service, efficient labor utilization, and staffing balance.
Ensure the smooth operations of EVS Department staff segment so that quality services are provided to all ancillary and clinical areas within the hospital.
Supervise and coordinate departmental projects.
Coordinate operational tasks and resolve problems with other department managers to ensure timely and efficient service.
Evaluate service and recommend operational and or organizational change.
Coordinate activities and problem resolutions with various departments throughout the hospital. Serve as liaison to ensure availability, quality and cost effective resolution to problems.
Supervise a section with responsibility for planning, coordination, and controlling day to day operations and procedures, to include daily absence tracking, staff planning, quality monitoring, Kronos editing, and other EVS administrative functions.
Troubleshoot and resolve operational and staffing issues by implementing all VUMC policies and practices and EVS departmental policies and practices, to include conflict resolution, progressive discipline, employee recognition, as well as participating in staff recruiting initiatives.
Ensure all financial resources are utilized effectively.
Assist Manager in budget preparation and staff payroll.
Monitor compliance of expenditures to annual budget and determine allocation of department resources to include staff finance and equipment.
Supervise staff to ensure a safe, satisfying and enriching environment for employees.
Conduct in-service educational program per established guidelines, as well as maintain a vibrant employee recognition program.
Conduct hiring, training, evaluation, professional development and salary administration per institutional procedures.
Ensure all Quality Standards within assigned area are met.
Implement policies and procedures, and maintain quality monitoring and reporting through Qtrax to provide quality assurance.
Ensure department functions are in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Associate's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years of Environmental Services experience
Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As th...e largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.