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Swedish Health Services Supervisor - Environmental Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Supervisor (1.0 FTE, Evening) to work in Environmental Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, Washington.

This position supervises a multidisciplinary team that maintains the physical environment of the hospital at the highest level of cleanliness, both from an appearance and infection control standpoint. Responsible for overseeing and developing the Environmental Services staff that functions in ancillary, inpatient, outpatient, clinic, and office areas. Supervises workers, coaches for improvement, reviews performance and assesses competency to ensure compliance with safety, infection control and regulatory standards. Interviews applicants, orients and schedules new hire training. Conducts continuing education sessions inclusive of written competency assessments. Writes and delivers performance evaluations. Participates in departments annual budgeting processes and is responsible for managing budgeted resources.

In this position you will:

  • Plans for and ensures adequate staffing in all areas maintained by Environmental services.

  • Prepares all required employee and departmental documentation. Ensures accurate and complete information is submitted in a timely manner.

  • Interviews, hires and orients new employees. Prepares a written training schedule, documents employee’s competency, completes required evaluations at conclusion of 90 day training period.

  • Meets regularly with multi-disciplinary team to review work quality, resolve problems/issues.

  • Monitors technicians to ensure compliance with all established medical center safety procedures, including adherence to MSDS, personal protective equipment, and standard precaution guidelines.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate degree or equivalent from a 2 year technical/trade school or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Three years lead or supervisory experience in a healthcare environment or guest services environment

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 302875