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Mary Greeley Medical Center Environmental Services Coordinator in Ames, Iowa

  • Position Summary

  • 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.

  • Position Responsibilities

  • 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):

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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