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EVS Manager - Covenant Children's Hospital

Company: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

**Covenant Health is seeking a full time, day shift Manager Environmental Services with the Childrens Hsp Admin at Covenant Children's Hospital.**

**Job Summary:**

Reports to the Senior Manager of Environmental Services and/or the Regional Director and is responsible for supervision of subordinate staff and coordinating the activities of the Environmental Services and Linen departments. Is responsible for effective management of business systems in the departments such as financial, quality control, productivity, staff competency, scheduling, payroll and regulatory as well process evaluation and improvement. Oversees the work of assigned work groups and assures continuity and quality of services.

**Essential Functions:**

+ Develops goals and objectives, and establishes and implements policies and procedures for quality improvement.

+ Consults with, and advises, Leadership of problems related to the operation of the hospital/department; recommends changes in administrative policies to carry out objectives more effectively.

+ Selects, trains/orients and assigns department staff. Develops standards of performance, evaluates performance, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.

+ Drives caregiver engagement through interactions, recognition programs and accountability.

+ Manages linen distribution to the hospital units/departments in a timely and appropriate manner. Ensures linen carts and covers are maintained in good condition and meets all regulatory requirements. Coordinates pickup of soiled linen and delivery of clean linen by vendor.

+ Assists in the preparation and maintenance of department reports. Prepares periodic reports for leadership, as required.

+ Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates and supervises functions and activities of the housekeeping and linen departments to maintain the hospital environment in a sanitary, attractive, and orderly condition and comply with regulatory requirements.

+ Oversees quality of work performed and adherence to established policies and procedures. Make recommendations to ensure patient, staff, and physician satisfaction.

+ Schedules and supervises housekeeping functions and activities to not interrupt or interfere with patient care activities.

+ Provides essential equipment and supplies and ensures that cleaning agents/housekeeping chemicals meet required standards to effect maximum cleanliness and sanitation.

+ Inspects and evaluates the hospital's physical condition. Makes recommendations concerning painting, repairs, furnishings and furniture, relocation of equipment, and allocation of space to improve sanitation, appearances, and efficiency.

+ Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise. Stays current with JCAHO/DHS standards, management and healthcare issues and trends.

+ Participates in hospital/medical staff committee meetings as required.

**Minimum Position Qualifications:**

_Education_ :

+ H.S. Diploma or GED

_Experience_ :

+ 1 year Sufficient supervisory/managerial experience in a hospital or similar institution.

**Preferred Position Qualifications:**

_Education_ :

+ Bachelor's Degree

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children's Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call, per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Non- Clinical Lead/ Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R331778

Keywords: St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health, Lubbock , EVS Manager - Covenant Children's Hospital, Other , Lubbock, Texas

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