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UPMC Team Leader, EVS - OR in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


UPMC St. Margaret is seeking a Regular Full-Time Team Leader, EVS. This position will support the OR. Varying Daylight shifts with flexibility for evenings. No weekends or holidays required.

The Team Leader, EVS ensures the assigned areas, including patient rooms, public areas, and equipment are properly cleaned according to the procedures established by the Environmental Services Department. Work with and coordinate assigned Environmental Services Aides.


  • In the absence of the shift supervisor, temporarily act in a supervisory capacity; assume the responsibilities of the shift supervisor.

  • Report problems and suggestions to the shift supervisor.

  • Communicate with unit personnel and other departments regarding specific needs in order to complete assignments.

  • Ensure that the daily work of all team members is assigned and that team members are working in assigned area.

  • Ensure that sufficient supplies and equipment are available for subordinates. Report all problems to the shift supervisor.

  • Inspect and ensure that all assigned areas are properly cleaned and in good repair.

  • Follow all safety and sanitation regulations, reporting problems to the shift supervisor.

  • Comply with all Hospital/Department policies and procedures.

  • Complies with and follows Guidelines and Procedures established for Lead Environmental Services Aide.

  • Communicate with and keep department director well informed of situations, reactions, breakdown of equipment/supplies needed to promote a positive work environment..

  • Also makes sure all employees have logged in at the start of their work shift and have logged out at the end of their work shift.

  • Participates in interviewing, selecting, evaluating, counseling and commending employees according to hospital and departmental policy.

  • Schedules, maintains and coordinates project cleaning tasks for each shifts project crew.

  • Maintains working knowledge and proper usage of BedTracking System.

  • Enforces hospital and departmental rules and regulations.

  • Performs competency verifications and performance management reviews within time guidelines as assigned by department director.

  • Conducts interviews with tenants and department managers on a daily basis to ensure quality of service.

  • Responds and resolves service complaints.

  • Is proactive, creative and innovative in designing methods to improve and sustain high-level performance and productivity with department.

  • Performs job responsibilities in compliance with Performance Standards created for position.

  • Has knowledge of waste management polices.

  • Monitors safety and security practices of all department employees.

  • Makes rounds to ensure that all department employees have completed their daily assignments.

  • Familiar with patient rights and HIPAA. Observes and respects the confidentiality of patients and personnel as per hospital policy.

  • Orients and trains new employees. Advises and assists housekeepers as necessary.

  • Has knowledge of Infection Control policies, Environment of Care Management plans, safety policies (patient safety goals, hospital disaster plan) OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazard Communication Program.

  • Monitors and conducts meeting set ups as assigned by their supervisor.

  • Handles laundering of Environmental Services department items. (i.e. mop heads, micro fiber mops, micro fiber green cloths, cubicle drapes and bonnets)

  • Maintains knowledge of and works in compliance with Joint commission, Department of Health, OSHA and other regulatory agencies.

  • Answers all alert calls as to stats not being cleaned, employees not logging in after breaks or lunches.


  • HS Diploma/GED preferred

  • 2 years relevant experience required

  • Leadership experience preferred

  • Operating Room Experince Preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 21000065