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Assistant Director - Environmental Services

Company: Xanitos, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Xanitos, Inc . is a management company that provides hospital housekeeping, patient transport, and central laundries services. It is differentiated by its patented XRO System for cleaning patient rooms, its outstanding operations management team, and by being a private company whose priority is giving top quality service. The results are evident; at the hospitals it serves, Xanitos has improved the cleaning quality, increased HCAHPS scores, reduced the risk of HAIs, lowered bed turnaround time, and significantly reduced costs.

We are seeking a Mid Shift Environmental Services Assistant Director for Kaiser Santa Clara, CA.
Relocation Assistance Available*

As an Assistant Unit Director, you will be responsible to Direct and oversee the operational needs of the EVS Department. Coordinate the tasks of the subordinate supervisory staff. Assure that staff is trained in accordance with The Joint Commission guidelines. Schedule staff to meet the needs of the facility doing so in line with budgetary constraints. In the absence of the Unit Director act as the administrative liaison between key client contacts and the departments.

What we look for in an Environmental Services Assistant Director:
Strong leadership skills and experience leading and managing a team
Customer service minded individuals
Strong communication skills

Responsibilities:
Establish and annually review standards and work procedures for all EVS staff in accordance with established policies and practices of the facility.
Plan work schedules, hours, areas of work and job duties to ensure adequate EVS services are rendered to all areas. Interview, select, hire, evaluate and recommend termination of facility EVS personnel in accordance with facility standards. Orientate, train (develop) and supervise of all supervisory/EVS staff under span of control.
Regularly inspect and evaluate physical condition of facility; recommend painting, repairs and furnishings.
Provide monthly administrative progress reports relative to short-term accomplishments, future short-term plans and staff education/training.
Supervise the relocation and storage of all furnishings and equipment as well as the relocation of space to improve the sanitation and appearance of the facility.
Report unsafe conditions and conduct research to improve EVS technology.
Conduct regular staff meetings and communicate with members of other departments to coordinate EVS activities. May serve on facility-wide committee.
Schedule major project work, assuring that adequate staff and supplies are available to perform said tasks.
Conduct regular inventory of EVS supplies and order same, keeping costs in line with approved budgetary amounts. Maintain and establish and annually review standards and work procedures for all EVS staff in accordance with established policies and practices of the facility.
Coordinate all outside services relative to the EVS department (i.e. Pest Control, Window Cleaning, Medical Waste, Solid Waste, Document Destruction and Recycling program
Discipline associates when necessary according to progressive disciplinary guidelines.
Prepare associate disciplinary and variance reports and conduct follow-up investigation as needed, reporting findings to the Department Director. Prepare disciplinary action notices and conduct follow-up as required.
Maintain an environment that is in sanitary, attractive and orderly condition.
Demonstrate and promote Xanitos' culture, values, and management philosophy.
Demonstrate quality leadership in meeting performance plans.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to communicate effectively in written format and oral presentations.
Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment.
Exhibit initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership.
Possess a thorough knowledge of contract administration and office procedures.
Ability to use working knowledge of working environment to meet established goals and objectives.
Demonstrated progressive growth in the field of health care EVS facility maintenance.

Education:
Four year college degree or equivalent work experience.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Two to four years supervisory experience in EVS or service-related field with high customer/client contact required.

Xanitos understands the importance of you, and your family's health and wellbeing, as well as your financial future. With that in mind, we take pride in the variety of benefit plans that are available for our employees. Please note, plans vary by location and are subject to eligibility and work hour requirements in accordance with company policy and state laws. Plans may include:
Medical
Dental
Vision
Life, accident, and disability insurance.
401K Retirement Plans.
Employee assistance program (EAP).
Employee wellness program.
Shoes for crews reimbursement.
Paid Time off including vacation, sick, personal, holidays, bereavement, and jury duty.
Employee discounts to theme parks, theaters, sporting event, movies, and more.

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