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Providence Health & Services Manager - Environmental Services in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Manager Environmental Services (Environmental Services, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrates and sustains compliance with the Caregiver Expectations and Code of Conduct.

  • Provides leadership and guidance in goal setting, problem solving, resource management, outcomes achievement and performance improvement activities.

  • Insures that all new hires are thoroughly oriented into the department by going through the EVS Orientation process (see one, do one, and teach one): Reviews new hire progress periodically; Ensures HealthStream requirements are met, and the first 30, 60, and 90 day performance evaluations have been delivered.

  • Collaborates with Human Resources on personnel issues.

  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition on recruitment items including completing requisitions, interviewing, and hiring.

  • Insures appropriate staff competencies are maintained (orientation, mandatory continuing education).

  • Continually assesses staffing needs and adjusts staffing assignments as needed to provide optimum patient care and productivity.

  • Provides input to the Regional Director, Environment of Care in regards to the performance of assigned staff.

  • Maintains appropriate records to track inventory levels, items ordered and related costs.

  • Implements inventory control procedures by recommending types of supplies to be ordered, quantity and timing of orders.

  • Communicates in a timely manner with customers and others to help address issues and concerns

  • Accurately manages scheduling, approvals, exceptions and all other input that occurs within the timecard/payroll interface, and submit the sheets (after management approval) to the company payroll department on a timely basis.

  • Assists in the orientation, development and motivation of lead staff member, ensuring the staff is properly trained at all levels and performance standards are met.

  • Completes reports accurately and on time.

  • Coaches and train staff effectively in growing and being successful in their current job duties.

  • Implements EVS service programs which are designed to provide on-going training of personnel and safety programs.

  • Problem-solve issues that may impact departmental/organizational goals and/or patient care delivery.

  • Assists Regional Director, Environment of Care in assessing and planning educational needs of staff; Makes recommendations.

  • Assists staff in development of Process Improvements; Coordinates collection of data and works collaboratively with staff to interpret data and to plan and implement techniques for improvement.

  • Participates in unit and house-wide quality improvement activities in order to improve patient care, comply with regulatory groups, and drive Core Measures.

  • Ensure that equipment is clean and in proper working condition; Submits new proposals for equipment as required, including the evaluation of capital purchases.

  • Coordinates activities with other departments ensuring meeting their expectations.

  • Understands emergency procedures and internal/external disaster plans.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • 1 year of hospital Environmental Services supervisory experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years of hospital Environmental Services management experience.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution.

  • Experience working in a Union environment.

About the hospital you will serve

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 249050