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Associate Director, EVS Housekeeping

Company: Banner Health
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Primary City/State:

Glendale, Arizona

Department Name:

Environmental Svcs-Hosp

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Banner Health believes leadership matters, and we look for people who share our vision making health care easier, so life can be better. Our leaders are at the front of the health care transformation, planning the future of Banner Health.

At Banner Thunderbird our Environmental Services team is a high performing, close knit and diverse group of men and women who take pride in providing our patients and staff with a safe and sanitary environment.

We currently seek an Associate Director for our Housekeeping / Environmental Services team! We want you to bring your passion for leading a team that provides a clean, sanitize and safe environment to Banner!

As the Associate Director, you will oversee the EVS staff and participate in the development, analysis, preparation and implementation of strategic goals and objectives to ensure the success of the department.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.


This position is responsible for the effective direction, management, and operation of all functions of the Environmental Services department to maintain a clean and safe medical center environment. Leads in the development, analysis, preparation and implementation of strategic financial and operational plans to achieve overall system and entity strategic goals and objectives. Provides analytical support for both financial and operational goals, which includes analyzing processes and identifying opportunities for improvements in operational practices and procedures. Designs, implements and supports the adoption of new processes that are both financial and operational in nature to increase efficiency and compliance while maximizing the highest level of quality. Ensures the proper guidelines and protocols governing the use of chemicals and the disposal of waste products are enforced. Provides a key role in negotiation of cleaning supply and equipment contracts, and linen contracts. This position is responsible for the daily management of multiple exempt and non-exempt staff.


  1. Manages managers, supervisors and/or professional staff. Hires, develops and motivates employees to achieve objectives.

  2. Achieves operational, financial or service objectives using breadth of knowledge of healthcare operations and management expertise. May manage budget for large and/or complex projects or programs. Participates and may lead task forces to plan, implement, and coordinate facility activities to maximize service quality, effectiveness and efficiency.

  3. Accountable for the performance and results of a function or facility or process. Develops departmental plans and policies to achieve organizational priorities; 6 to 18 months future outlook. Makes decisions guided by functional business plans that impact the support and funding of services, processes, technologies, etc.

  4. Conducts in-depth analysis and/or evaluation of information to determine the cause and appropriate solution. Foresees and resolves complex customer issues or problems. Manages resources to resolve conflicting objectives and priorities within own area and to ensure financial, service and operational commitments are met.


Must possess a general knowledge of business and/or healthcare as normally obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Healthcare Administration or a related field.

Significant technical and moderate managerial experience, typically gained through four to seven years relevant experience. Must possess current knowledge of budgeting, negotiating, and regulatory requirements. Must possess skills in the areas of computer operation, planning, directing, communication, and statistical analysis. Proven advanced, analytical, and modeling skills are necessary. Must be able to work with minimal supervision and prioritize multiple projects. Requires excellent human relations and communication skills and the ability to effectively interact and communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels staff and outside professionals.


Five or more years of previous management experience. Any applicable healthcare or industry related certifications or credentials.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Glendale , Associate Director, EVS Housekeeping, Other , Glendale, Arizona

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