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Assistant Director, Environmental Care

Requisition #: 189599
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Manager/Supervisor
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Sept. 12, 2019

Johns Hopkins employs more than 20,000 people annually across our health system. When joining Johns Hopkins, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as our employees.

Position Summary:

Provides leadership to EVC management, front line and support staff to ensure work is completed safely, on schedule, within budget and in compliance with applicable codes and regulations. Responsible for the departmental services (area/room cleaning, floor cleaning, trash removal, pest control, sharps removal, etc.) on all shifts for buildings as assigned. Devises strategies to effectively meet institution’s sustainability goals. Develops departmental policies and procedures and manages their implementation in accordance with departmental strategic objectives or initiatives. Prepares staffing and budgetary plans, and manages resources to achieve department goals. Performs general managerial duties such as supervising staff, planning, scheduling, budgeting, data analysis, reporting, and performing presentations. Represents the department to customers and the Hospital to patients, visitors, or interested parties. Develops and leads strategies to build credible working relationships with internal and external customers including clinical staff, vendors, consultants and administrative staff and leadership of each affiliate. Works with customers and colleagues to plan for and support continual changes and advances in health care. Develops policies and procedures and manages their implementation in accordance with departmental strategic objectives or initiatives. Prepares staffing and budgetary plans, and manages resources to achieve department’s goals Devises and/or institutes Departmental plans to develop and enhance individual technical and management skills and to ensure the retention and career advancement of employees and managers in the department. Represents the department to customers and the Hospital to patients, visitors, or interested parties for facility cleaning and sustainability; this work is performed under the minimal supervision of the Director, JHHS Environmental Care.

Knowledge:

Experience working with a unionized workforce. In depth knowledge of comprehensive cleaning requirements, chemicals, equipment and labor products; operation of an environmental sanitation program; infection control standards. Strong problem solving skills Strong operational skills, ability to set measurable goals and monitor results Ability to articulate challenges and to be proactive and aggressive in thinking about new ways to do things that create enthusiasm for new initiatives. Ability to elicit commitment from stakeholders and team members. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing, with all levels of Health System personnel, JHHS, physicians, executives, front line supervisors, front line staff, patients and visitors

General knowledge of personnel policies and procedures. Knowledge of financial policies and regulations

Knowledge of TJC requirements and Federal, State, and local regulations and codes. Extensive knowledge of computer applications (PC- and network-based), including Windows, departmental e-mail, word processing, database, spreadsheet, project management, and custom clinical maintenance services database. Proficient written and verbal English communication skills, on a college graduate level.

Education:

Bachelors’ degree required. Master’s degree in management or a related field preferred.

Work Experience:

10 years of progressive management experience, a minimum of seven years in the environmental services industry.

Shift:

Evening/Night Rotating Shifts, Full Time (40 hours)

3:00pm -11:30pm & 11:00pm - 7:30am

Weekend work required

Exempt, Paygrade: ML

Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street

Skills:

Applies and integrates knowledge indicated herein.

High level of ability to solve problems and manage information indicated herein.

Ability to plan, research, analyze, coordinate, implement and present operations requirements.

Interacts professionally with JHM/departmental staff as well as contractors, manufacturers, vendors and consultants.

Required Licensure, Certification:

None

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal office environment where there are limited physical discomforts due to temperature, noise, dust and the like.

May be exposed to construction hazards and spend time in areas and environments with exposure to dust, heat, cold, noise and fumes.

Work may require the ability to stand, walk, climb or sit for extended periods of time.

Work may involve possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents with little likelihood of harm when established health precautions are followed.

Work may require the use of protective safety devices including, but not limited to, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and infection prevention clothing/apparatus, back belt.

Work requires attention to detail.

Work requires visual acuity.

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When you join Johns Hopkins, you become a part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, the community we service and our employees. Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age national origin, disability, protected veteran status and or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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