Environmental Services Supervisor (Rotating)
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

Job Description


Who we are:


La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.


La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.


La Rabida is a very special place. Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions.


Our lakefront location is spectacular. If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place.



Job Summary:


The Environmental Services Supervisor coordinates, plans and manages the operational activities, administrative functions, customer relations and personnel of the Environmental Services, and Laundry/Linen Department.  Maintains a pleasant, comfortable and safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.  Supports the hospital mission, and observes hospital core job values with respect to Service Excellence Standards, work quality, productivity teamwork and initiative.

Job Requirements

Essential Functions:

  • Coordination and administration of all operational aspects to provide a quality environment for the hospital 
  • Monitors department productivity to insure effective use of human resources. Structures work functions to ensure proper staff and resource utilization. Functions include environmental services, building perimeter grounds, waste disposal, pest control, linen distribution, meeting room set-up, and furniture moving.
  • Identifies areas for operations improvement and implements pro-active changes.
  • Conducts and communicates performance reviews for staff.  Communicates performance ratings and salary adjustments.
  • Development and maintain relationships with other departments, hospital wide in order to meet department goals and objectives 
  • Works with other departments and Patient Care Units on improvement of services and/or expansion of services.
  • Implements an effective quality assurance program for Environmental Services department utilizing inspection, visits and reports.
  • Responsible for ensuring department compliance with all regulatory agency standards, i.e. federal, state, city, JCAHO, IDPH, EPA, OSHA, etc.
  • Delegates duties and responsibilities to subordinates
  • Inspects and evaluates the physical condition of the hospital, Environmental/Laundry supplies and equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in related field or equivalent years of experience in the field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 3-5 years experience in Healthcare Environmental Service’s management is also preferred.
  • Planning, organization, directing and controlling activities of personnel
  • Read, write and speak English, Interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work well with others, and to make sound and timely decisions.
  • Leadership, motivational and team building skills. Organizational and planning skills. 
  • Walk, stand, bend, carry, climb, lift objects, sit, reach, stoop and crouch, color determination, speak, listen.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 7/20/2020

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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