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Environmental Services Director in Decatur, IL at Fair Havens Christian Village

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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    Decatur, IL
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Job Description


Fair Havens Christian Village - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking an Environmental Services Director who is responsible for implementing community maintenance policies and procedures in an efficient, cost-effective manner to safely meet residents’ needs in compliance with all applicable federal, state, local, and corporate requirements.

We offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • PathwayPay (daily pay) – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short & Long Term Disability, Group Accident, and Critical Illness
  • 403(b) & Flex Spending
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks
  • Develops maintenance, cleaning and laundry schedules for the department for all areas of the community.
  • Implements a preventative maintenance plan.
  • Oversees the community compliance of OSHA regulations, the Life Safety Code, and other state and federal safety guidelines.
  • Identifies and assists the Administrator in contracting maintenance and other construction projects when necessary and oversee the contractors’ work.
  • Ensures a safe and attractive building and grounds for all residents, staff, and visitors.
  • Ensures a high quality standard of cleanliness for the entire community, ensuring all areas of the community are kept free of odor.
  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining an adequate inventory, ordering supplies with corporate-approved vendors as needed within the established department budget.
  • Plans and manages the process of ensuring the department meets all state and federal standards and does well in all compliance surveys.
  • Ensures quality customer service to the residents, families, staff, and all external customers the department serves.
  • Functions as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide quality care to all residents.
  • Identifies, reports, and schedules repair of any equipment or other property needing maintenance in a timely manner utilizing lock-out tag-out protocols as necessary.
  • Be an active member of the community’s Safety Committee, assisting in the implementation of community safety policies and procedures.
  • Supervises infection control procedures through proper handling, storage, washing and transporting of all garments and linens.
  • Maintains material safety sheets (MDS) and other documents as required by OSHA’s Hazard Communications Standard.
  • Conducts interviews, hires department staff, conducts counseling interviews and initiates disciplinary action as necessary.
  • Orients new employees to their duties.
  • Demonstrates consistent management of staff and resources.
  • Operates departments within the established budget guidelines.
  • Supervises proper care and use of equipment and waste disposal procedures in accordance with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Consistently works cooperatively with residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Attends and participates in continuing education programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
  • Schedules in-service training classes to help ensure a well-educated staff.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Three years’ maintenance or construction background required.
  • General knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and construction required.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, residents, families, visitors, government agencies, and the general public.
  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy.
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