Edward-Elmhurst Health, located in the western suburbs of Chicago, is currently seeking a dynamic System Director, Environmental Services to join the management team. The System Director, Environmental Services plans, directs, organizes, coordinates, and supervises operations and functions of Housekeeping and Linen departments by overseeing all housekeeping and linen room services for Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Hospital. In this role, you will educate, train and inspire all housekeeping and linen team members in alignment with the organization’s vision of Transforming the Healthcare Experience: Safe, Seamless and Personal. You will develop an EVS philosophy consistent and operational across all Edward-Elmhurst Health (EEH) locations. You’ll study new techniques for improving services, evaluate, select and provide proper equipment and supplies for efficient and cost effective services; and ensure adherence to established standards of quality and all health and other regulatory agency standards and coordinates services with other departments to minimize patient, staff and visitor disruptions.
The System Director has oversight of all EEH hospitals and will travel locally to each hospital on a regular basis.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare, management, or related field
Minimum 10 years of supervisory experience
Minimum 8 years of housekeeping/environmental service experience in a healthcare or commercial setting
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Master’s Degree in management or related field
Required License and/or Certification:
A valid driver’s license is required. If the incumbent uses their personal vehicle, the incumbent must maintain automobile liability coverage as required by law and evidence of such coverage may be requested.
Edward-Elmhurst Health (EEH), one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems as designated by IBM Watson Health, provides comprehensive healthcare at over 100 locations in the western suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. Edward-Elmhurst Health is a 721-bed system that includes three hospitals – Edward Hospital in Naperville, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (on the Edward Hospital campus), and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.