Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.
We are seeking an Environmental Services Director to:
Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.
Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.
Supervise and coordinate activities of Environmental Service employees within the hospital.
Administer and direct a housekeeping program to maintain a clean, orderly and attractive environment within SwedishAmerican.
Direct the activities of the Linen Department in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Direct the implementation of departmental and organizational strategic goals.
Oversee the delivery of service, inspecting and evaluating the physical condition of the Hospital, making recommendations for improvements and ensuring compliance with governmental, accreditation and safety regulations.
Establish long range objectives, plans, department policies and procedures that integrate System's vision and mission.
Monitor staff resource utilization and schedules ensuring adequate service within all areas.
Oversee recruitment, staff development, training and education and assure compliance with department and System Human Resources policies and procedures.
Bachelors Degree in related field or related experience required.
At least five years experience in housekeeping including Supervisory experience.
Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) or Linen Management Certification preferred.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Excellent communication, organization and critical-decision making skills required.
Familiarity with principles of institutional management.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with patients, visitors, physicians and all levels of staff within the organization and community.
Internal Number: 11383
About SwedishAmerican, A Division of UWHealth
We’re always looking to find the best and brightest people to join us at Swedes. As we continue to grow, we’re looking for people dedicated to service and quality. At Swedes, we take pride in the compassion and expertise we bring to the lives of our patients. Our team-oriented work environment and commitment to excellence is the foundation of our success.