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Team Leader, EVS


Ensure the assigned areas, including patient rooms, public areas, and equipment are properly cleaned according to the procedures established by the Environmental Services Department. Work with and coordinate assigned Environmental Services Aides.



  • In the absence of the shift supervisor, temporarily act in a supervisory capacity; assume the responsibilities of the shift supervisor.
  • Report problems and suggestions to the shift supervisor.
  • Communicate with unit personnel and other departments regarding specific needs in order to complete assignments.
  • Ensure that the daily work of all team members is assigned and that team members are working in assigned area.
  • Ensure that sufficient supplies and equipment are available for subordinates. Report all problems to the shift supervisor.
  • Inspect and ensure that all assigned areas are properly cleaned and in good repair.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation regulations, reporting problems to the shift supervisor.
  • Comply with all Hospital/Department policies and procedures.
  • Work Safety - Employee moves equipment, furniture, boxes when cleaning obstructed areas. Employee appropriately utilizes wet floor signs, barricades and closed for cleaning signs when performing cleaning assignments. Employee works safely, uses proper b
  • Communication With Patients and Visitors - Employee is able to communicate freely with patients and visitors using proper scripting (AIDET communication tool), asks for permission to enter patient room, uses white board (in patient rooms) and tent cards
  • Waste Management Collects, segregates, transports and disposes of all waste types in accordance to system, hospital and departmental policies and procedures to include municipal solid waste, regulated medical waste (biohazardous, chemotherapeutic and pa
  • Patient Care Areas Cleans patient care areas to include patient rooms, isolation rooms, treatment areas, surgical areas, critical care units, Emergency Department and clinical areas by following proper policies and procedures, using proper hand hygiene
  • Continuously strive to improve patient satisfaction by increasing interaction, visibility, rounding, initiating service recovery whenever needed, fulfilling patient/family requests, accommodating the needs of the patient/family by putting them first and
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Maintains Assigned Area Maintains assigned area in a sanitary, safe and effective manner with due consideration of patients, visitors and staff, following departmental policies, procedures and techniques. Performs detail cleaning on a regular and timely
  • Electronic Information Utilization Maintains working knowledge and proper usage of computer, My Hub, uLearn, Kronos, e-mail, login/out, MSDS, and online policy access (Infonet and SMH Info Center). Utilizes bed tracking system, pagers, telephones and au
  • Infection Control and Prevention - Employee is knowledgeable of Infection Control policies and procedures to include OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, Exposure Control Plan and Hand Hygiene Policy. Employee incorporates infection control and prevention knowledg
  • Chemical Usage and Knowledge Mixes, uses, stores and disposes of chemicals according to manufacturer's instructions, following policies and procedures as assigned. Consider employees knowledge of OSHA and PA - Right to Know Law, MSDS on line competency,
  • Equipment Usage/Knowledge - Employee is knowledgeable of all assigned equipment, utilizes assigned equipment and carts in proper manner, keeps equipment and storage areas in a safe, sanitary and proper order, reporting any problems or suggestions to im
  • Personal Appearance - Employee is compliant with System Dress Code Policy, is conscientious of personal hygiene and wears photo ID badge.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Charge Person Duties - Employee is able to fill in and handle shift responsibilities during absence of supervisor or lead. Consider ability to delegate, assign responsibilities, make necessary adjustments to schedule, inspect areas to assure that quality
  • Floor Maintenance Employee uses proper chemicals, equipment and technique, following departmental policies and procedures to maintain all floor types. Employee cleans and removes debris, spills and stains from floors and carpeting to effectively maintai
  • Self Inspection of Work Employee inspects his/her work to ensure that all work is completed properly and area is in good repair, reporting any problems to immediate supervisor or lead.



  • HS Diploma/GED preferred
  • 2 years relevant experience required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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