Mary Greeley Medical Center Environmental Services Coordinator in Ames, Iowa
Under the direction and delegation of the Supervisor, Environmental Services, oversees the functions of Environmental Services staff on a specific shift(s) in the performance of their duties in maintaining the hospital and its facilities in a clean, sanitary, attractive and orderly condition. Exhibits and promotes a cooperative team spirit. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.
Unit Specific Position Responsibilities
Coordinates the daily activities of the Environmental Services Staff. Ensures work is done correctly and as scheduled by the Environmental Services Supervisor.
Monitors work quality daily through the use of direct visual observance to ensure assigned staff meets hospital, as well as governmental and regulatory agency standards.
Coordinates the accomplishment of special cleaning projects and floor maintenance with Nursing and non-clinical staff.
Provides feedback to the Guest Services Supervisor(s) with regard to the performance of ESWs for inclusion on performance appraisals.
Initiates corrective action in consult with/and at the direction of the Guest Services Supervisor(s) and/or Department Director and/or house Manager when immediate action is required.
Provides hands-on training to new staff members.
Monitors use of supplies and equipment, ensuring cost effective procedures and practices are employed.
Orders supplies and parts according to established procedures.
Performs routine room inspections to ensure quality measures are met consistently.
Performs cleaning tasks as assigned to meet the needs of the organization.
Actively participates in medical center and departmental teams promoting continuous quality improvement and patient satisfaction.
Identifies mechanical or structural deficiencies in assigned areas and reports them for correction.
Exhibits and promotes a cooperative team spirit.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience
Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):
Valid driver’s license. Maintains eligibility for coverage under Mary Greeley Medical Center’s vehicle insurance coverage.
Highschool diploma or GED
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Must have demonstrated knowledge of institutional housekeeping activities and services; safety and regulatory standards; housekeeping equipment and supplies; supervisory principles and techniques; record and report preparation and maintenance; OSHA, JCAHO and EPA regulations; or equivalent comparable experience
Ability to read, write and speak English.
Ability to use telephone, PC and pager system.
Ability to understand oral and written instructions; ability to maintain simple records.
Ability to exhibit and promote a cooperative team spirit.
Experienced in and able to interact with numerous and diverse customers.
Excellent communication, problem solving and customer service skills
Ability to adapt quickly to unexpected changes in circumstances.
Knowledge of body mechanics and universal/safety precautions
Adherence to Departmental and Hospital policies and procedures
Position requires wearing and maintaining a uniform
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Five years of related work experience in a health care facility is preferred