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EVS Supervisor - Environmental Services - Halton Healthcare in Oakville at Halton Healthcare

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

Posting #: 2019-837290


Position: Supervisor, Environmental Services

Status: Temporary Full-time for approx. one year

Hours:  Monday - Sunday, various rotating shifts (Hours are subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. 

This is what you'll be doing:

Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, you will co-ordinate and support all relevant activities of Environmental Services. You will work closely with the management team in overseeing the day-to-day operations in a unionized (CUPE) environment.

  • responsible for the operational and labour management of staff, providing employee technical and non-technical training, coaching and development, recruitment, orientation, performance and attendance management, discipline, quality audits, job shadowing and workload assessment
  • preparation of the staff shift schedule, staff replacements and payroll
  • work closely with the nursing units, clinical areas and other non-clinical areas/departments
  • participate in patient safety activities, infection control, risk management and quality improvement to meet hospital and healthcare standards
  • actively participate in the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee at the Oakville site in addition to other committees as needed

This is what you'll need to do it:

  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or related experience required
  • Professional Healthcare Housekeeper's Certificate (PHH) preferred
  • Successful completion of the OHA Environmental Management Level 1 and Level 2
  • Minimum of 5 years' supervisory experience within a unionized environment required
  • Membership or qualification to become a member of the CAEM and OHHA
  • Proven healthcare Environmental Services experience and working knowledge of all healthcare housekeeping and related regulated infection control practices and processes and knowledge of PIDAC, RICN etc.
  • Proven ability to manage supply/labour budgets to include labour relations and compliance within the local and central collective agreements of unionized staff. Monitoring performance and hospital policies within a healthcare environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with various regulatory guidelines i.e. WHMIS, Ministry Waste Guidelines, OH&S Act required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operations and staff, establishing and maintaining quality standards, infection control practices, outbreak prevention, linen utilization and the various streams of general, recycling, biomedical, hazardous and confidential waste handling etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement departmental policies and procedures and ongoing operational changes to area job routines, programs and systems to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, staff development with emphasis on team building
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Experience using Microsoft Access would be preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team and have initiative to continuously improve processes.

Date Posted: February 5, 2019

Internal applications due by: February 12, 2019 

Please submit your application via the Halton Healthcare website directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on all hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products.  We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.