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EVS Supervisor

Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


General Summary:

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 and nights.

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 Health.

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 preferred.

Management Statement:


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.

Working Conditions:

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.

Reporting Relationship:

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 solutions.

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.

Keywords: Trinity Health Corporation, Silver Spring , EVS Supervisor, Other , Silver Spring, Maryland

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