One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Assists and supports the director of EVS in establishing and managing a clean, hygienic, safe, housekeeping department. Manages the linen program across the hospital. The actions of this position produce a working environment that is patient-centered. Has knowledge of regulatory requirements to include but not limited to: EPA, DOH, TJC, OSHA, ACHA, and EOC. Supervises and coordinates the work activities of the Environmental Services personnel. Manages the recruitment and selection of EVS staff. Assures that the newly hired employees are trained and meet regulatory guidelines. Makes suggestions to Director which assist in achieving budget and productivity goals. Builds collegial/effective working relationships with other departments and assist in providing and supporting a unified approach to providing high quality patient care. Demonstrates Service Excellence at all times. Other duties as assigned.
Manages delivery of hospital linen throughout the facility.
Ensures administrative functions that support operations including but not limited to procurement, materials management, accounts payable, budget execution, leadership and staff development, hire, recognition and reward and discipline, compliance are working in a timely fashion, and according to policy and practice, and are contributing to organizational results.
Ensures that the daily implementation of programs, policies, and processes are in place to meet agreed upon performance goals
Stays abreast of best practices in healthcare housekeeping and infection control in order to be a local subject matter expert.
Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies.
Assures that daily operation are compliant with regulatory agencies to include TJC, OSHA, ACHA, EPA, federal and state.
Assist with meeting productivity goals
Assists with interviews, evaluating, investigating and recommends for discipline within guidelines of human resource policy and procedures.
Plan workload, schedule employees, and audits/approve time cards.
Ensures that staff are informed about required meetings including department and hospital mandated meetings.
Ensures that personnel are competent through continual review and coordinates continuing education.
Monitors staff for compliance with mandatory in services, Healthstream and required compliance assignments
Assists with the delivery of EVS safety programs that teach equipment maintenance and accident prevention to ensure proper working condition of all equipment and the safety of all staff members.
Oversees the design, documentation, training, and daily implementation of programs, policies, and processes to meet agreed upon performance goals.
Display service & recovery skills & is able to reverse negative outcomes
Demonstrates the knowledge of when to escalate an issue provides information as needed