At Houston Methodist, the Environmental Services (EVS) Coordinator position is responsible for maintaining a safe and attractive environment for patients, guests and staff, coordination of day to day activities and tasks for one or more departments including Environmental Services, Linen Services, and Transportation. This position oversees department staff scheduling and assignments to ensure that department and patient needs are met in a timely manner. The EVS Coordinator position provides hands-on training for staff and monitors performance through inspections, department surveys, and/or patient interviews. Duties for this position may be varied, and include working staff assignments such cleaning, delivering linen, or transporting patients or beds; inputting inspection date into spreadsheets or digital forms or documents; positively addressing staff conflict to reach appropriate resolutions; writing daily shift or incident reports; coordinating hospital needs with Operations Administrators and departments; and analyzing employee inspections and patient interviews to determine training needs of employees while providing redirecting feedback as necessary.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.
PEOPLE - 25%
SERVICE - 25%
QUALITY/SAFETY - 30%
FINANCE - 10%
GROWTH/INNOVATION - 10%
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
o High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of homeschool equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.) preferred
o One year Environmental Services, Linen Services, or Transportation related progressive leadership experience
o Two years of Environmental Services hospital experience preferred
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
o American Heart Association BLS Certification preferred
o Valid Texas Driver's License preferred
o US Department Of Transportation Hazardous Materials Certification within 90 days of employment (renewed every 3 years)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
o Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations
o Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
o Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
o Proficient computer skills including, but not limited to, knowledge of Microsoft Office software including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Webmail
o Demonstrates the ability to access information both in the department and within the system to support the department as appropriate
o Ability to analyze employee data and knowledge of document retention/editing
o Ability to understand and quickly respond to needs of the department and organization
o Ability to lead groups with diverse backgrounds to develop individuals, communicate goals, and manage conflicts positively
Work Attire Yes/No
Business professional Yes
Other (dept approved) Yes
On-Call* Yes, on a regular basis
*Note that employees may be required to be on-call during emergencies (ie. Disaster, Severe Weather Event, etc) regardless of selection above.
May require travel within No
Houston Metropolitan area
May require travel outside No
of Houston Metropolitan area
**Travel specifications may vary by department.
Please note any other special considerations to this job: __________________________
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s leading centers for medical education and research. In 2022, U.S. News & World Report named Houston Methodist Hospital to its prestigious Honor Roll for the sixth time. Also, in this year’s rankings, Houston Methodist Hospital was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the 11th year in a row. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 946 operating beds, 85 operating rooms and nearly 8,500 employees, Houston Methodist Hospital offers complete care for patients from around the world.
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