Sodexo is currently hiring an Environmental Services General Manager 4 to lead our EVS department at St. Louis University Hospital. SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, is a 356 - Bed, LEVEL 1 Time Critical Diagnosis hospital in Stroke, Trauma and STEMI, and is at the forefront of ground-breaking medical treatments, procedures, clinical trials and comprehensive patient care. SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital has been an academic hospital in the St. Louis community for more than 80 years. We serve as the medical teaching hospital for Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and exclusively staffed by the SLUCare Physician Group.
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is currently building a completely new Hospital and Ambulatory Care Center, which is scheduled to open in September 2020.
The EVS and Linen Departments at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital comprise 101 FTES, 4 Managers & 1 Admin Assistant. Encompassing over 1M Net Cleanable Square Ft. , hourly employees are represented by the SEIU Local 1 Union. Sodexo also has a Unit Based HR Manager and HR Coordinator onsite to support the EVS & Linen Functions.
This EVS GM is involved in numerous Hospital Committees, and initiatives. Co-Chair of the Preservation of the Earth Committee (Recycling), Member of the Infection Prevention, Emergency Management, EOC, Safety and Wellness, Regulatory Compliance, and Space Committee’s.
Working for Sodexo:
Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.
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.
We are looking for a candidate who:
- 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 housekeeping system;
- is an expert in building and maintain strong customer / client relationships
- possesses strong leadership skills and can work independently to drive program compliance and reach project target dates of completion;
- has 3-5 years previous custodial or housekeeping director level experience preferably in a hospital environment;
- can analyze data, present and effectively communicate to all levels within the organization related to training, leading committees and change management;
- has experience effectively managing projects within agreed upon timelines;
- is proficient with computers and other technology;
- has experience with vendor and contract management, as well as union and contract negotiations;
- has strong financial acumen and budget management experience
- Responsible for driving client and patient satisfaction scores
- Provides a clean and safe environment for patients, visitors and staff and works closely with the Infectious Control department
- Works with the Environment of Care Committee and Infection Prevention Director
- Effectively manages the Unit Operating System
- Supports a diverse and inclusive workforce
Sodexo offers a competitive salary, paid training, extensive education and continuous learning opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package designed with work-life balance in mind that includes 3 weeks of vacation during the first year of employment.
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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 - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Functional Experience - 5 years
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.