Sanford Health Manager, Environmental Services - Environmental Services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Manager, Environmental Services | Environmental Services | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota


Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Evenings

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for managing the daily operations and supervision of staff for the Environmental Services Department for a healthcare facility. establishes cooperative working relationships with Hospital staff, maintains confidentiality of information regarding clients, families, and healthcare personnel of the Sanford Health System. Must be logical, decisive and exhibit qualities of leadership. Serves as a mentor and trainer to new employees. Ability to apply principals of personnel administration and supervision of employees. Depending upon location of hire duties may also include but not limited to; interviewing, hiring, evaluations, employee relations, terminations, staff schedules, and timecard approval when needed. Developing policies, processes and quality control systems for training of housekeeping activities (disinfection, cleaning, sterilization, waste management, etc.) to ensure a clean and safe healthcare environment. Ensuring staff is properly trained to perform their jobs and improve customer satisfaction. Monitoring the housekeeping department to ensure compliance with all healthcare regulatory agency codes. Inspections on staff and discharge rooms. Depending upon location of hire, will be responsible for monitoring laundry services to ensure they are in compliance with all state and local guidelines and abide by OSHA standards. Direct daily laundry service activities to include receiving, washing, drying, folding and delivery of laundry various locations. Administrative tasks for ordering supplies and equipment, and maintaining inventory when needed. In cooperation with leadership, assists with developing and managing the budget for housekeeping function in a healthcare organization. Attends Department Manager, Leadership, and other managerial meetings as scheduled.


Provides customer support on difficult problems. Responds to shifting priorities while maintaining progress of regularly scheduled work. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Creates a team environment of accountability and commitment for reaching project goals. Works with business managers to create appropriate budget amounts. Trains others on the functions, key responsibilities, and practices of multiple departments or units. Makes sound business decisions on behalf of the group when faced with complex and contradictory alternatives. Uses effective decision-making approaches such as consultative, command, or consensus. Clarifies team roles and responsibilities as business conditions change. Exhibits a personal standard of excellence marked by honesty and integrity.



Bachelors degree preferred. A minimum of three years supervisory experience preferred. Should have knowledge of cleaning principles, equipment operation, supply needs, chemical usage, employee development principles and leadership skills. Computer, verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and customer service skills are strongly preferred.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Facilities

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Evenings

Req Number: req27989