The Environmental Service Supervisor performs supervision and
coordination of housekeeping responsibilities for the hospital's
Environmental Services Department, to maintain the facility in a
clean and orderly condition. Reporting directly to the Assistant
Director of Environmental Services. Work whatever hours are
necessary to maintain facility in a safe manner including weekends
Environmental Service Supervisor is guided by thorough knowledge
of all housekeeping procedures, applicable laws, government
regulations, and policies and procedures of the department and
facility. Works under the direction of the Assistant Director or
Director of Environmental Services.
Supports the Mission of CHE Trinity Health and Holy Cross
Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
High school diploma or GED required.
Ability to read, comprehend, and transmit complicated detailed
instructions in writing and orally.
Ability to read and write information regarding hospital and
departmental policies and procedures. Ability to use alphanumeric
pager and telephone. Customer service core competencies for ability
to deal directly with patients, their families, visitors, and
hospital staff. Able to work independently.
Two years on-the-job training as supervisor or lead at Holy
Cross Hospital or five years experience as a supervisor at a
similar sized healthcare institution in housekeeping discipline
Management at Holy Cross Hospital involves understanding that we
operate within a fiduciary relationship in which we are expected to
steward our communities resources in such a way that we produce
high quality, safe, efficient, and effective care for both today's
patients and tomorrow's patients. This enables us to become the
most trusted provider of health services within our community.
A Supervisor at Holy Cross has resource monitoring and staffing
responsibility for either a specific department function or for a
certain shift and number of employees. Supervisors must have the
ability to organize day-to-day work-flow and prioritize, adjust,
and redistribute workload as necessary to assure that optimal
service and resource use is achieved within the unit being
supervised. The supervisor has primary responsibility to ensure
that departmental and organizational policies are consistently
communicated and that practice within their area of responsibility
is aligned with these expectations. The supervisor is also the
primary management contact for staff concerns, and directly
oversees the communication of organizational objectives to the
staff. Communication skills and the ability to educate staff are
important elements of this job.
Physical Requirements: The worker is subject to vibration.
Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical
conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving
vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high
places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals. The worker
is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have visual acuity to
determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work
assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or
to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e.,
security guard, inspection, etc.)
Environmental Conditions: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds
of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reports directly to respective Environmental Services Supervisor
and/or Manager assigned to their specific area within the work
schedule or to the Administrative Coordinator in absence of
departmental supervisory personnel.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.