Compass Group, North America ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DIRECTOR in HOFFMAN ESTATES, Illinois

/* Details:* Exciting opportunity for an Environmental Services professional with at least 5 years' Director experience in a larger hospital setting; the Director will manage operations for Environmental and Linen Services at a 350+ bed account in Elk Grove Village with a team of 5 salaried managers and 80+ ftes/

TouchPoint, Support Services,* *provides customer focused support services. As specialists, we perform services including healthcare housekeeping, management in laundry processing, patient transportation, and food service. TouchPoint is a compilation of the most committed and talented individuals working in the industry today. Our dedication to quality, exceptional customer service, and unequivocal results allow us to provide the best outcomes to our clients.

Job Summary

In this position you will be responsible for the overall management of the Housekeeping and Linen Departments in an acute care hospital setting. You will be responsible for successfully coordinating and supporting all activities of the department, working with all levels of the facility staff in matters relating to the cleanliness of the facility. The Director usually reports to a Regional Director of Operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees department’s financial data and statistics

  • Monitors unit expenditures

  • Develops and recommends department operating budget and ensure the department operates within budget

  • Coordinates housekeeping activities with other departments

  • Actively communicates with administration and other hospital departments

  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and supervises functions and activities of the departments

  • Establishes work standards and work flow

  • Establishes and implements policies and procedures for departmental operations

  • Encourages and mentors staff creativity and innovation

  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies

  • Remains proactive in the achievement of the facility goals and objectives

  • Demonstrates quality leadership in meeting performance plans

  • Reads and develops in the Total Quality Management process

  • Develops and maintains job descriptions for department staff

  • Encourages staff to participate in education programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year college degree and equal related experience strongly desired; high school diploma/GED required

  • Five (5) years of housekeeping management experience in a hospital setting required; 10 years' experience preferred

  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret financial and other data

  • General business acumen

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • High Customer Service and quality attitude

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet established goals and objectives

  • Public speaking skills

  • Ability to utilize a participative approach to managing staff, to organize and prioritize tasks, and to develop budgets with a complete understanding of facility needs and requirements

  • Excellent stress management skills, administrative and organizational, and follow-through (with associates and clients) skills required

  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

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/TouchPoint is a member of Compass Group USA/

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