Merced, CA, United States
Executive, Manager, Bluecollar
Apr 30, 2021
Aug 13, 2021
Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.
Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.
Position Summary: Manages the daily operations of the Environmental Services department with responsibility for the sanitation, infection control, patient satisfaction, quality and financial results of the department. Responsible for the leadership of the service and quality standards to include patient satisfaction.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Maintains adequate staffing for daily needs reflecting cost efficiency. Assigns staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations. Recruits, hires and releases staff. Prepares the budget and assists in the development of short -term and long-term financial and operational plans for the department.
Maintains communication with patient, staff, and customers regarding the level of services they receive from Environmental Services staff. Maintains continuous improvement in patient satisfaction Conducts rounding with patients and staff. Maintain log of of patient and staff feedback is considered in continuous improvement.
Surveys regularly all departmental procedures for adherence to sanitation, infection control, regulatory compliance, safety and patient confidentiality standards. Provides an ongoing effective in-service program for all employees of the Environmental Service Department
Assists with reviewing and maintaining all vendors contracts, monitors the contracts in use and effectively utilities vendors to achieve the best possible cost.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and/or additional job related experience.
Minimum of three (3) years experience in related field, with at least two (2) years leadership experience.