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EVS Supervisor

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20129

Position Summary

Evening Shift

Working as an EVS Supervisor you will supervise an area of responsibility for the EVS department; ensures a consistently high level of environmental hygiene and aesthetics to patients, visitors and staff.  This position also is responsible for daily oversight of regulatory standards, financial stewardship of department operations and collaboration with other management and supervisory team members to support the department in its daily functions.  Embodies the Memorial Health Values of Safety, Integrity, Quality, and Stewardship that support our mission and vision.

**You will supervise approx 15-35 colleagues in this role**

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Supervises the necessary resources needed for the Environmental Services department under their control and makes recommendations to hiring and promoting.
  2. Completes all direct report annual performance reviews.
  3. Supervises a waste program that separates, packages and disposes of all waste according to all regulations.
  4. Performs quality improvement initiatives under direction of the EVS director or manager. Conducts rounding activities to ensure environmental hygiene in all areas assigned. Prepares necessary reporting to manager(s) and document results.
  5. Manages the bed tracking system and ensures EVS response and clean times are achieved. Prepare reports to document results, collaborating with the EVS director or manager to develop improvement activities.
  6. Demonstrates working knowledge of the cleaning and disinfection principles and requirements, proper chemical, equipment usage, and labor requirements for maintenance of furniture, furnishings, and interior finishes for all areas of responsibility.
  7. Provides oversight of inventories, usage data, and ordering of consumable supplies and equipment repairs.
  8. Prepares master work and time schedules, under the direction of the director or manager, coordinating vacation and holiday time and reviewing daily adjustments in the work schedule.
  9. Supervises the work of subcontractors and/or EVS suppliers for the department as needed.
  10. Adheres to all organizational safety, risk management, and infection control and prevention standards. Promotes a culture of patient safety through observation and education.
  11. Coaches team members on the chain of infection and the core principles of the transmission of infectious pathogens.
  12. Responds to emergency calls and multiple priorities as needed to coordinate staffing changes and minimize disruption.
  13. Conduct patient and colleague interviews to evaluate service levels and promote positive public relations. Actively participates and contributes to efforts to improve patient experience and cleanliness scores and key departmental performance metrics.
  14. Controls expenditures within sphere of approved budget objectives. Takes corrective action when variances affect budget.
  15. In conjunction with the EVS director or manager works with Colleague Relations concerning staff coaching’s and corrective actions.
  16. As needed performs tasks of the Level I and II technicians.
  17. Provides and documents required training to Level I, II and Lead technicians.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience


  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) required.
  • Associates Degree preferred.


  • Valid Illinois driver’s license is required and the incumbent must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy. Five year MVR will be required.
  • Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) and/or Certified Surgical Cleaning Technician (CSCT) certifications or trainer designation preferred.


  • Minimum of 2 years leadership experience required.
  • Minimum of 1 year leadership experience in health care environmental services or related field preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to work on their feet for an eight hour shift, have ability to move and/or operate heavy equipment and furniture, and be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of team members and management.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Project, PM software, and EVS software systems preferred.
Springfield, IL

Robert Saunders


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