Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is the #1 hospital in Oregon
US News & World Report's ranks OHSU the best hospital in Oregon, and six adult specialties are among the best in the nation.
Here, some of the brightest minds in the country collaborate to provide high-quality and innovative care, explore new research frontiers, educate tomorrow's health professionals and improve community health through extensive outreach.
Environmental Services supports OHSU hospital and clinics comprising 2+ million square feet on the main campus and offsite clinics. The position oversees a team of 125 supervisors, environmental services technicians and support staff to provide a safe and clean environment while facilitating timely patient flow and ensuring exceptional patient experience. EVS sanitizes the clinical environment to prevent the spread of disease and reduce healthcare associated infections; provides a clean and attractive environment for our patients and guests; and completes discharge cleans efficiently and effectively to facilitate patient flow and throughout.
We are seeking a leader that will produce world-class results in the areas of patient experience, sanitation and safety by delivering on high expectations, supporting their team through coaching, teaching, & positive communication, and by developing an engaged team of EVS Technicians, Floor Specialists and Supervisors.
OHSU’s location in Portland, Oregon offers quality living, beautiful vistas and an unlimited array of recreational possibilities.
Bachelor’s degree, or
10 years supervisory experience with High School diploma; or
7 years supervisory experience with Associate’s degree; or
5 years supervisory experience with Bachelor’s degree; or
3 year supervisory experience with Master’s degree
CHESP/CMIP certification through AHE within 6-months of hire
Ability to display cultural sensitivity with a diverse population
Ability to give and receive feedback in a constructive manner
High aptitude for customer service and quality
Ability to work under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
Public speaking skills
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Up to 80% of time spent walking or standing, frequent use of computers, pagers, phones, and other equipment as necessary
Ability to communicate clearly with a diverse group to meet hospital goals while managing multiple projects simultaneously
Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Management experience in a healthcare, hospitality, or education environment
Specific management experience in Environmental Services
Previous experience in performance improvement tools such as Lean, Continuous Quality Improvement
Experience in union environment
CHESP certification through AHE
Internal Number: IRC74042
About Oregon Health & Science University
Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only academic health center. It provides an uncommon array of services from providing the state’s most comprehensive health care, to educating the next generation of clinicians and biomedical researchers, to achieving breakthroughs and innovations.Nearly one million patient visits each year. Educating thousands of future health care providers. You get the picture.Immerse yourself in more facts and stats than you probably need about Portland's largest employer, Oregon's provider of care to every corner of the state, and one of the nation's top 28 biomedical research institutions.