Leader of Environmental Services - 40hrs/wk Afternoon - Henry Ford West Bloomfield

Facility/Security/Support Services
199964 Requisition #
Assists operational management in maintaining a high quality standard by keeping him/her informed on the conditions of the assigned areas and by training, supervising and motivating the environmental services personnel to be sure all schedules are completed. 

  1. The Leader is responsible for adhering to all patient care services standards. 
  2. Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, environmental and infection control standards. 
  3. Performs all housekeeping related tasks demonstrating service orientation to fellow employees, patients, visitors and hospital staff. 
The responsibilities of a Leader may vary. The Leader: 
  1. Performs the duties of an Environmental Services Associate I or Environmental Services Associate II as outlined in the job description. 
  2. Accepts responsibility for a limited area, shift or task as assigned. 
  3. Continuously checks assigned areas to be sure work is being done properly and that personnel are following duty lists and schedules. 
  4. Reports any pertinent information to the Supervisor as it occurs. 
  5. Instills a service-minded approach to all tasks performed by environmental services staff by demonstrating personal enthusiasm and team spirit. 
  6. Motivates staff by communicating areas done well and areas needing improvements. 
  7. Retrains environmental services personnel as directed by the environmental services management. 
  8. Recommends and observed staff coverage at all times by checking sign-in sheet and using personnel efficiently. 
  9. Inspects equipment daily to maintain it in clean condition and in good repair. 
  10. Maintains good public relations with all patients, facility and staff personnel. 
  11. Assumes responsibility for work area in absence of the supervisor or manager. 
  12. Assumes responsibility for the quality standard in his/her area. 
  13. Enhances job-related growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops. 
  14. Assists supervisor with creating staff work schedules. 
  15. Maintains the schedules and timekeeping in Kronos. 
  16. Communicates patient concerns, discomfort to appropriate nursing staff if/when communicated by patient or visitors. 
  17. Performs all other duties as assigned. 

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent preferred. 
  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years prior experience as an Environmental Services Associate II 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 HenryFord.com.


       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 a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

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