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General Manager 1 - Environmental Services / Custodial

Sodexo
Knoxville, TN 37902
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Unit Description

Grow your career and develop a team that shares your desire to make a difference.

 

Sodexo is growing our healthcare business in TN!  We are seeking a Director / General Manager 1 of Environmental Services to support our growing business in the Knoxville area as we build on our partnership to provide quality services to patients and our customers.  This role will primarily manage evening shift (6:00pm start time).  The unit includes 36 operating rooms and a 24/7 labor and delivery center. Prior Environmental Services/housekeeping experience is required, must be results driven, understand employee engagement, and be committed to a winning culture. The successful candidate will have experience with EPIC, bed tracking, patient satisfaction, and possess strong computer skills. Preferred candidates will have experience in Environmental Services, Hotels housekeeping and/or Custodial Services, and excellent customer service skills.  Our Sodexo Health Care Environmental Services/Housekeeping teams work to direct housekeeping operations at health care client locations, partnering with them to deliver innovative solutions. These teams also have responsibility for driving client satisfaction by providing stellar customer service via effective communication with all levels of hospital staff, as well as follow-through with action items that impact both client and patient satisfaction. At Sodexo Health Care, patients are the heart of everything we do. Our ability to create a clean, healthy and comfortable environment for hospitals is key to the full patient experience.

 

The successful candidate will:  

  • be responsible for driving client and patient satisfaction scores;
  • provide a clean and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and works closely with the Infectious Control department;
  • work with the Environment of Care Committee and Infection Prevention Director;
  • effectively manages the Unit Operating System; and/or
  • support a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who: 

  • have experience leading and managing a team and is a leader who develops and motivates a team to exceed the expectations of clients and customers in service and the technical execution of a health care housekeeping system;
  • have experience driving customer service and/or guest satisfaction results in a health care environment is preferred;
  • possess strong leadership skills and can work independently to drive program compliance and reach project target dates of completion;
  • can analyze data, present and effectively communicate to all levels within the organization related to training, leading hospital committees and change management;
  • have experience effectively managing projects within agreed upon timelines;
  • are results and safety driven;
  • have in-depth knowledge of housekeeping systems and procedures;
  • have experience with vendor and contract management, as well as union and contract negotiations;
  • have experience improving patient satisfaction, and driving full compliance to HCAHPS, local, state and Joint Commission standards;
  • have 5 years previous custodial / housekeeping or similar management experience., in a hospital, health care experience preferred but not required;
  • have strong financial acumen and budget management experience; 
  • can multi-task and set priorities;
  • are proficient with computers and other technology

 

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits 

 

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Environmental Service/Housekeeping positions in Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for ES/Housekeeping jobs.

 

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.  If you excel at unit profitability, account savings, client satisfaction, safety and quality, we want to hear from you!

Position Summary

Provides local account leadership and strategic direction to the on-site Environmental Service exempt and non-exempt level staff (client and/or Sodexo employees) in the delivery of Sodexo Environmental Service programs. Directs business practices in order to uphold Company mission and values and commitments made in the Sodexo/Client contractual agreement. Key Duties- Establishes safe work environment for clients/ customers/staff. - Executes strategic plan in alignment with the scope of service, Sodexo mission & values within our contractual agreement - Fully implement and adhere to the Sodexo Clients for Life process- Provides team leadership and direction by ensuring cohesiveness among the activities of subordinates to achieve planned outcomes. - Ensures compliance with consistency of application of all Sodexo Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement and Regulatory standards within the contractually agreed upon scope of services.- Ensures full administration of and adherence to all regulatory, Sodexo, Client, and Regulatory Human Resource standards and requirements- Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities, and monitoring compliance to operating standards.- Develops, administers, and monitors Sodexo and/or Client budget performance. Develops action plans to ensure performance is in accordance with strategic initiatives and client commitments. - Develops and utilizes performance metrics to assist with problem analysis, and development of action plans and solutions- Facilitates ongoing effective communications with direct reports, frontline staff, Clients, Customers, and Sodexo Leadership- Oversees major repairs and renovation projects by identifying and managing vendors/contractors, including bid process, contract compliance and vendor/contractor performance

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 2 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 2 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2021-08-06 Expires: 2021-10-29
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