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
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
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
Manages managers, supervisors and/or professional staff. Hires,
develops and motivates employees to achieve objectives.
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.
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.
- 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
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
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.