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UnityPoint Health Supervisor Environmental Services in Waterloo, Iowa

Supervises environmental services team members on a daily basis. This position has oversight for planning, organizing and overseeing the workflow for multiple shifts to ensure the overall cleanliness of Allen Hospital and offsite clinics for patients, visitors and staff members.

Departmental Support

  • Develops and monitors work schedules for multiple shifts on a daily/weekly/monthly basis to ensure each unit has the appropriate staffing requirements.

  • Guides and trains new employees to ensure proper housekeeping techniques are being utilized and patient safety and employee safety is being upheld.

  • Assists in team member evaluations, action plans and disciplinary processes as required.

  • Leads, encourages and coaches environmental services team members with regards to the importance of teamwork and a safe work environment.

  • Identifies areas within the hospital where cleaning improvements can be made.

  • Assists with responding to WebTMA requests, ensuring work is performed and costs are posted for all tickets submitted.

  • Partners with Project SEARCH to help organize work shifts and identify tasks for candidates to perform as interns.

  • Responds to calls during days, nights and weekends to ensure patient safety and satisfaction is upheld with regards to facility cleanliness.

Inventory Management

  • Monitors inventory of housekeeping supplies and orders items as necessary.

  • Identifies needed equipment and tools and works with the Manager of Environmental Services to determine costs.

  • Performs other tasks as requested by Manager of Environmental Services.

Quality Improvement

  • Travels to Allen Hospital owned clinics to ensure cleanliness on a daily/nightly/weekly basis, or as needed.

  • Responds to customer’s needs as they arise.

Financial Support

  • Monitors employee payroll for accurate and efficient processing.

  • Works closely with the Manager of Environmental Services to identify other key areas of concern, i.e. supply budget, overtime budget, key competencies, etc.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent or higher level of post-secondary education.

  • General knowledge of housekeeping functions.

  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

  • Ability to read, write and understand English.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and display a positive attitude towards coworkers, staff, visitors and patients.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree. One or more years of supervisory experience.

Requisition ID: 2021-87559

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 3:00PM - 11:30PM M-F; flex start time; weekend work potentially required

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Work Remotely within the US: No