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Director, Environmental Services (Chautauqua)

Company: UPMC
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Across UPMC, our guiding principle is to always prioritize the safety of our employees, patients, and members. UPMC believes that vaccination is important, helps protect all, and advocates that everyone who can be vaccinated should be vaccinated. Search Our Jobs Director, Environmental Services (Chautauqua) Purpose:
Direct all Housekeeping/Environmental Services functions and related facilities. Plan, organize, execute, and monitor all activities of Environmental Support Services so as to maintain the highest possible sanitary standards and positive public relations, by creating a clean, attractive and safe environment for patients, employees and visitors.


  • Ensure compliance with state, federal and other regulatory requirements and guidelines.
  • Prepare operational and capital budgets for the department as well as monthly and annual financial reports, as required.
  • Direct and oversee all Environmental Services functions and related facilities.
  • Compile and submit all reports pertaining to the regulated medical waste and waste management program as required by regulation.
  • Develop, implement and revise departmental policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate, select, inventory and procure the necessary supplies, equipment, etc., in order to effectively carry out the department's functions.
  • Investigate and respond to complaints as necessary and take appropriate action to correct problems.
  • Plan and monitor work performed by outside contractors to ensure that the work is completed properly, on schedule, and meets required standards.
  • Design and develop jobs and assignments for housekeeping, meeting set-ups, waste management, and clerical functions with consideration of the size and physical layout of the facility and task frequencies required.
  • Design, implement and/or manage hospital and department Continuous Quality Improvement and quality assessment systems to ensure the effectiveness of all functions of the department.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive plan to optimize department efficiency.
  • Incorporate PAM initiatives into department functions in a timely manner.
  • Serve on committees as outlined in the Administrative Policies and Procedures, i.e. Infection Control Committee, Environmental Safety Committee, Environmental Services Product Acquisition and Management Committee (System-Wide), and UPMC Management Forum.
  • Provide follow up on all incidents of improper waste disposal by written documentation and in conjunction with Safety Manager of hospital.
  • Oversee the quality of all functions rendered by the Environmental Services Department to ensure customer satisfaction, infection control and cleanliness standards are met and/or exceeded.
  • Direct record-keeping functions to assure timely and accurate financial and personnel reports.
  • Consult with Administration and management peers regarding the functions of the department in their areas of responsibility to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure that the department provides timely response to service requests so that quality is maintained throughout all facilities.
  • Develop, review and revise the departmental organization structure to ensure maximum effectiveness.
  • Keep abreast of information regarding laws and regulations governing the disposal of bio-hazardous and chemotherapeutic waste.
  • Monitor the department's responsibilities regarding the transport and disposal of infectious and solid waste.
  • Oversee personnel practices including recruitment, orientation, training, retention and performance management of staff within the department according to departmental and hospital policy.
  • Communicate with staff to keep them abreast of policy changes, new procedures, standards of performance, and departmental/UPMC activities. Qualifications
    • 4 Years relevant Leadership experience required OR Equivalent combination of education/experience HS Diploma/GED required
    • Experience in Environmental Services in a Health Care setting preferred
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and management skills
    • Strong analytical, execution and customer service skills required
      Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
      CHESP (Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional) Certification preferred.

      UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran Total RewardsMore than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC's Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life - because we believe that you're at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.Our ValuesAt UPMC, we're driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety , Dignity & Respect , Caring & Listening , Responsibility & Integrity , Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today. Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct We are aware of scams targeting UPMC and other large companies that involve individuals posing as employees to illegitimately conduct interviews and extend false employment offers and payments to gain access to candidates' personal information. Please note that UPMC will not communicate with candidates through third-party email services like Gmail or Yahoo. While some interviews may take place via a video conferencing service, UPMC Talent Acquisition will not conduct interviews via Skype or Google Hangouts. UPMC will never ask for or disburse funds during the recruitment process. If you are hired into a role with a sign-on bonus or similar incentive, funds will be paid to you by UPMC after your start date.

Keywords: UPMC, Erie , Director, Environmental Services (Chautauqua), Executive , Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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