Supervisor Environmental Services - Full-Time Midnight Shift - West Bloomfield

Facility/Security/Support Services
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Under the supervision of the Director (or Manager) of Environmental Services, supervises the operational and personnel activities of the Environmental Services Department.


1. Supervises and lead the personnel in the department in order to maintain the hospital in a clean and orderly fashion.

2. Plans, assigns and reviews the work of the support service personnel, checking quality and quantity. Reviews and evaluate employee’s performance. Instructs and advises personnel on methods and procedures. Interviews and recommends the employment of support staff.

3. Monitors assigned areas, observing staff’s work performance to ensure housekeeping procedures and safety rules are being followed.

4. Trains new employees and introduce and instruct in the use of new equipment and cleaning procedures.

5. Maintains departmental records on supply inventory staff attendance and work schedules.

6. Checks equipment for proper operation and request repairs when necessary.

7. Performs duties of assigned personnel as required to maintain schedules and efficient department operations.

8. Maintains department budget.
9. Works with vendors, as assigned.
10. Inventories and orders supplies, as assigned.

Supervision Exercised:

Formal recommendations and functional supervision is exercised over support staff.

Personal Interaction:

Daily contacts are made with departmental managers and employees to discuss cleaning schedules or problems. Monthly contacts are made with patients when performing housekeeping tasks in patient rooms.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Higher education preferred.
  • Approximately three (3) years of related experience in order to gain knowledge of Environmental Service processes, operation of sanitation equipment and familiarity with materials and supplies utilized in institutional cleaning; including some leadership experience; Health Care Housekeeping (Environmental Services) preferred.


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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