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Environmental Services Lead - OLGMC EVS - Full Time

Company: Ochsner Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job, under general supervision and following prescribed procedures, leads environmental service aides in accomplishing the housekeeping services of the hospital interior and related hospital properties, as well as to coordinate these activities with other department. Assumes responsibility for 24 hours/7 days a week seamless service of environmental services assigned staff, performing cleaning and/or project work at company medical facilities as a working supervisor, and monitors environmental services employees to ensure that area assignments are maintained in a safe, clean, aseptic and operationally effective condition.Education Required - High School diploma or equivalentWork Experience Required -1 year housekeeping experience.Preferred - Health care or hotel experienceKnowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.
  • Basic knowledge of floor care
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience troubleshooting and analyzing problems associated with areas of responsibility
  • Self directed and able to work with little supervision
  • Capable of operating Environmental Services equipment such as automatic scrubber and burnisherJob Duties
    • Supervises and leads Environmental Services Aides to maintain assigned area in a clean and aseptic manner.
    • Assigns personnel, equipment and supplies in an efficient and effective manner so that maximum utilization of resources is attained in carrying out housekeeping operations and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness while promoting a cooperative effort on the part of those involved in accomplishing these activities.
    • Coordinates, schedules and conducts employee training and/or development with management to meet established performance standards, teamwork and customer service criteria.
    • Responds immediately to defects, deficiencies and/or customer complaints and follows through in-service recovery, service resolution and follow-up.
    • Exhibits flexibility in scheduling and stalling practices to accommodate needs of unit.
    • Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
    • Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.Physical and Environmental DemandsThe physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain communicable diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!Ochsner Health does not consider an individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the open position on this careers website.Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.EEO is the Law links in English, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic.Affirmative Action Policy Statement

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