Environmental Services Manager - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Location US-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/23/2021 9:53 AM)
Employment Type


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The Environmental Services Manager is responsible for developing and executing environmental solutions. Offers a wide variety of environmental solutions to meet customer and client needs.


  •  Essential Functions:


    • Maintains friendly, efficient, positive customer service attitude toward customers, clients and co-workers. Is responsive to customer needs.
    • Assists in communication with Client.
    • Oversees custodial and housekeeping activities. Schedules and directs the work of Custodial Services in order to maintain a quality control standard.
    • Assures the observance of all policies, procedures, work standards and checks work for proper completion and quality. Takes corrective action if needed.
    • Will be tasked with the training of all new hires as well as existing employees. Conduct training and retraining as necessary. Follow recommended training process.
    • Reviews job orders and specifications to determine material and labor to complete the project.
    • Knows and adheres to Hospital and Departmental policies.
    • Maintains established policies, procedures and objectives for quality assurance and safety.
    • Evaluates departmental procedure recommending any needed changes.
    • Conducts quality tours through area of responsibility correcting any deficiencies. Effectively utilize the system and programs. 
    • Assists in coordinating the activities of employees in custodial and housekeeping to utilize staff, materials and equipment.
    • Tours and inspects the facility to ensure total quality management requirements in custodial and housekeeping operations.
    • Performs all work in accordance with ARAMARK, regulatory safety procedures and requirements including OSHA, JCAHO, state, country and local agencies.
    • Maintains compliance with ARAMARK’s standards of operation, client and within ARAMARK’s Business Conduct Policy. Maintains all records and reports necessary to regulations and codes.
    • Maintains compliance with all requirements of Federal, State and local regulations and guidelines including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.
    • Understands departmental expenses such as supply need and labor costs to maintain budget conditions.
    • Coach employees by creating a shared understanding about what needs to be achieved and how it is to be achieved.  Reward and recognize employees. 
    • Identify and engage top talent and develop team members to their fullest potential within the organization. 
    • Plan and lead team management meetings. 
    • Ensure safety and sanitation standards in all operations.
    • Visits various sites.
    • Establish and maintain effective client and customer rapport for a mutually beneficial business relationship. Identify client needs and communicate operational progress.
    • Ensures the accuracy of employee timesheets.
    • Ensures that all areas are properly stocked with supplies.
    • May assist in the training and development of employees.


  • Strong customer orientations is required for success in this position.
  • 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.
  • Must have detailed organization and prioritizing skills with the ability to train; teach, demonstrate and follow-up on all assignments, when necessary.
  • Must possess knowledge of machinery related to custodial operations.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics. Ability to apply elementary math functions. 
  • Ability to work well under time constraints.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Must posses strong computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Must be able to initiate and maintain good customer and co-worker relationships in a team environment
  • Requires at least 3 years’ experience and up to 2 years in a management role
  • Minimum of two to five years of experience in custodial and housekeeping activities.
  • Position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED). Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.



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