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Henry Ford Health System Supervisor - Environmental Services - Full Time - Sterling Heights in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Under the supervision of the Director (or Manager) of Environmental Services, supervises the operational and personnel activities of the Environmental Services Department.


  • Supervises and lead the personnel in the department in order to maintain the hospital in a clean and orderly fashion.

  • Plans, assigns and reviews the work of the support service personnel, checking quality and quantity. Reviews and evaluate employee’s performance. Instructs and advises personnel on methods and procedures. Interviews and recommends the employment of support staff.

  • Monitors assigned areas, observing staff’s work performance to ensure housekeeping procedures and safety rules are being followed.

  • Trains new employees and introduce and instruct in the use of new equipment and cleaning procedures.

  • Maintains departmental records on supply inventory staff attendance and work schedules.

  • Checks equipment for proper operation and request repairs when necessary. 7. Performs duties of assigned personnel as required to maintain schedules and efficient department operations.

  • Maintains department budget.

  • Works with vendors, as assigned.

  • Inventories and orders supplies, as assigned. Supervision Exercised: Formal recommendations and functional supervision is exercised over support staff. Personal Interaction: Daily contacts are made with departmental managers and employees to discuss cleaning schedules or problems. Monthly contacts are made with patients when performing housekeeping tasks in patient rooms.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Higher education preferred.

  • Approximately three (3) years of related experience in order to gain knowledge of Environmental Service processes, operation of sanitation equipment and familiarity with materials and supplies utilized in institutional cleaning; including some leadership experience; Health Care Housekeeping (Environmental Services) preferred.

  • Must have computer skills

  • Must be able to travel to different sites.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.