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112279 - Environmental Services Manager - PM Shift

UC San Diego Health System Hillcrest
San Diego County, California, US
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment : Apply by 10/13/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants : Apply by 10/25/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under the direction of Director and Assistant Director, Environmental Services, the Shift Manager, Environmental Services is responsible for administering policies, procedures and programs to improve operational performance; implementing a continuous quality improvement program; overall day -to-day supervision of departmental operations (with the assistance of the supervisors, lead custodians and staff) implementing technical training programs for supervisors and staff providing assistance for a full range of personnel and labor relations activities, including recruitment, hiring, evaluations, staff development, and discipline; overseeing quality control measures, procurement of equipment and supplies; maintenance of required record keeping systems.

The Shift Manager meets regularly with the Environmental Services staff to review departmental policies and practices with a view toward continual process improvement. Proven operations experience and success at a supervisory level: demonstrated oral and written communication skills; professional appearance and demeanor, the ability to work under pressure and meet established goals and objectives; and technical experience in an hospital or similar facility. Skilled in working in diverse unionized workforce. Experience with government, regulatory, and industry codes, policies, standards and requirements involving a health care facility such as DHS, JCAHO, OSHA, hazardous and bio-hazardous waste handling, sterile cleaning procedures and infection control requirements, codes and policies.

  • Five (5) years of successful experience and effective skills in directing and managing a large and widely dispersed custodial services operation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience and knowledge with government, regulatory, and industry codes, policies, standards and requirements involving a healthcare facility such as DEH, CDPH, TJC, OSHA, CMS, EOC hazardous and biohazardous waste handling, sterile cleaning procedures, and infection control requirements, codes and policies.

  • Demonstrated UCSD Core Values required for the distribution, tracking, and login of approximately 90 key-sets to highly sensitive and secured healthcare environments.

  • Have a thorough, proven understanding of procedures for the proper handling, storage, and disposal of chemotherapy, infectious/biohazard, pharmaceutical and confidential waste streams.

  • Must be proficient with MS Office and Maintenance Management systems.

  • Strong organizational skills with independent ability to set priorities and manage conflicting demands with limited supervision.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Able to quickly learn operational needs, work collaboratively on a fast paced, high functioning team.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP).
  • Healthcare setting.
  • Blood born pathogen and sharps disposal training.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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