Compass Group, North America DIR, ENVIRONMENTAL SVCS II in ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania

Crothall Healthcare is a Compass One Company that provides specialized, high-quality, innovative, and responsive support services exclusively to the healthcare industry. Crothall serves many of the Top 100 Hospitals among their 1200 healthcare clients and across the nation in 39 states. Crothall has earned a spot on the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2013, 2014, and 2015, and a Becker’s Healthcare Top Places to Work in 2016. Our core services include: Environmental Services, Patient Transport, Laundry & Linen, Facilities Management, Healthcare Technology Solutions, and Ambulatory Services. For more information, go to

Job Summary

Job Summary:**

As the Director of Environmental Services, you are responsible for the overall management of the Environmental Services/Housekeeping Department in a retirement community.?You will manage the department within the established objectives, standards, policies and procedures while executing the job description in accordance with federal, state and local regulations. You will be financially accountable for the operation of the environmental service/housekeeping department, ensuring it remains within the approved budget, while simultaneously providing the Client with the maximum value spent.?The director is expected to foster strong interdepartmental relations and integrate the environmental service department with the facility plan of operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains an environment that is in sanitary, attractive and in orderly condition

  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and supervises functions and activities of the department

  • Conducts regular management staff meetings and communicates with members of other departments to coordinate housekeeping activities

  • Maintains the department in an “inspection ready” state at all times, assuring the department operates within federal, state, and local regulations

  • Maintains excellent relations with residents, Client and all community departments

  • Serves on community committees and professional organizations

  • Ensures that competency in the position is maintained by participating in Community Works and outside training programs, as required

  • Follows all Client and community policies and procedures

  • Promotes the professional growth and development of the entire team and the department employees at all times

  • Implements change to the environmental service program that enhance the desirability of the community for current and future residents

  • Encourages and nurtures associate creativity and innovation with the Community Works program

  • Maintains appropriate security for all Client-owned property, supplies and operating funds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in related field or related experience required

  • Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Professional (CHESP) certification highly desirable

  • Minimum of five years of EVS/Housekeeping experience in a retirement or adult home preferred, depending upon formal degree or training

  • Excellent customer services skills and experiences

  • Experience with Federal & State healthcare surveys

  • Experience with P&L accountability highly desirable

  • Contract-managed service experience is desirable?

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*Req ID: *170946

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Rachel Isaac