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Director - Environmental Services - Full Time

Job Code:  79741
Facility: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: AMARILLO, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Professionals,Support
FTE: 1
Position Summary:
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 390-bed acute care and 85 bed behavioral health medical center serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
 
The Director of Environmental Services is responsible for the ongoing, effective operation of the Environmental Services (EVS) Department and for the ongoing assessment and improvement of all services provided by department. Responsibilities encompass not only the internal functioning of these services, but also the integration of these services into the overall functioning of Northwest Texas Healthcare System. The director will establish and maintain effective working relationships with other departments and provide a unified approach to providing patient care. The director will also provide overall direction and management of the performance of EVS staff including assistant director/s, manager/s supervisors and front line staff. This position supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
 
Join us and make a difference.
 
EOE/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER-M/F/VET
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.
 
Requirements
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
 
Bachelors Degree required.
Minimum (5-7) five to seven years experience in housekeeping within a healthcare/hospital environment.
Will be skilled in directing and motivating the staff; have knowledge of infection control techniques.
Provide effective oral and written communication skills, having the ability to work well with others at all levels.
Full knowledge of pertinent regulatory agencies and the policies, codes, standards, and regulations for a healthcare environment
Must have detailed organization and prioritizing skills with the ability to train; teach, show and follow-up on all assignments, when necessary.

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