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Director, Environmental Services - OMC Kenner

Company: Ochsner Health System
Location: Kenner
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate. We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! This job is responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of Environmental Services. Ensures operations are consistent with Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing assigned facilities, and as directed by Hospital Administration, to ensure facilities are maintained in a clean, safe and comfortable manner. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion. Education Required - High School diploma or equivalent Preferred - Associate's Degree or higher Work Experience Required - 5 years of experience in Environmental Services leadership Certifications Preferred - Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional Certification (CHESP) Healthcare Environmental and Hospitality Services Certificate Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt or Above Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) Ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with peers, customers, employees, supervisors, vendors. Ability to articulate ideas, thoughts, and opinions professionally and clearly within all levels of the organization. Ability to juggle multiple priorities, while multi-tasking long and short range planning. Ability to provide outstanding customer service to all customers. Ability to write and convey complete thoughts and/or complex information. Excellent analytical and organizational skills with a strong orientation to attention-to-detail. Ability to work and remain objective and professional under stressful situations. Leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of teamwork, professionalism, high performance, and mutual respect of others. Job Duties Develops department quality plan and budget that supports the hospital and organizational goals. Reviews and analyzes financial statements, data, and other financial information to ensure attainment of financial goals. Monitors operations by scheduling planned meetings to each department in the hospital to plan projects, implement new processes, new technology and to ensure sufficient communication. Reviews and maintains reports to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Provides strategic leadership to the respective departments within the hospital to maintain patient satisfaction. Responsible for department succession planning, employee development, diversity initiatives, and training/constructive counseling. Promotes and supports workplace diversity initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards. This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Physical and Environmental Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible. Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid. The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases. Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role. Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today! Individuals who reside in and will work from the state of Colorado are not eligible for remote work position. Ochsner Health endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our HR Employee Solution Center at 504-842-4748 (select option 1) or This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications. 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