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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Responsibilities*

 

Manages, plans and leads the operational, administrative, budgetary and personnel activities of Environmental Services to ensure consistent, efficient and cost effective flow of services throughout Michigan Medicine.

  • Responsible to monitor, analyze and manage the Environmental Services to ensure policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Responsible for the development of all Environmental Services related activities.
  • Responsible for ensuring employee training and compliance protocols while meeting customer service needs.
  • Management duties include interviewing, selecting and training of employees, planning and directing their work; appraising their productivity and efficiency for the purpose of recommending promotions or other changes in their status; handling their complaints and grievances and disciplining them when necessary.
  • Management responsibilities also include the authority to hire, fire, or promote assigned employees or make recommendations that are given particular weight.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree + 5 years of leading a team of 15 or more team members
  • 5 years’ or more experience working in a health care union environment.
  • Combination of at least 5 years’ experience in a health care environment, hospitality, or military, with at least 3 consecutive years in the past 5 years.
  • Experience in a large, academic healthcare system with 500+ beds.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated history of developing and unitizing work schedules.
  • Demonstrated history of improving customer/patient satisfaction.
  • Experience with healthcare computer systems such as Epic, MPathways, and/or PeopleSoft.
  • At least one professional certification in Healthcare, Environmental Services, Hospitality, et. or to have or obtain certification within the first year. 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Considerable experience in managing Environmental Services, Bed Tracking, Facilities Management, Quality Assurance Program or related functions in a large hospital and health care environment.
  • A demonstrated record of successful support to health care operations, including exceptional customer services and quality improvement skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of JCAHO, OSHA and other regulartory agency requirements. 

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.