Lead Environmental Services Rep - Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (Full Time; Variable Shifts)

Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital
200001NS Requisition #

Responsible for productive housekeeping work which shall include, but not be limited to, patient area cleaning, discharge and terminal cleaning, and hands-on training for housekeeping employees. Acts as the administrator for the bed planning software on each shift, to ensure all standards are met. 

Location of this position: 2050 Viborg Rd, Solvang, CA 93436


With variations due to hospital site and department, this position may require census-driven scheduling flexibility (additional/fewer shifts), holiday coverage, floating, being placed on-call, weekend coverage, and shift rotations.


  • Minimum: Basic computer skills. Knowledge of cleaning a large facility. 
  • Minimum: 2 year of housekeeping experience. 
  • Preferred: Housekeeping experience in a healthcare facility. 1 year supervisory experience.

1. Works under the direction of the Environmental Services Supervisors with authority over all personnel assigned. Issues instructions and guidance, and takes corrective action when necessary. 

2. Responsible for managing the EVS functions of the bed management software during the shift and overseeing staff assignments and workflow to ensure all requests are fulfilled in a timely manner. 

3. Ensures that areas of responsibility are maintained in an acceptable manner, including all equipment used by employees. Works closely with each member of Environmental Services staff and staff assigned to ensure optimum cleaning results and strict adherence to prescribed policy. 

4. Ensures that all employees are under area of responsibility are knowledgeable concerning all equipment and supplies. And that all employees receive the necessary training before beginning work in an area. 

5. Actively involved in conducting Quality Control Inspections as assigned by the EVS Supervisors, which includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for records pertaining to daily room turn times, ATP testing, etc. 

6. Demonstrates professionalism, communication, and compassion with regard for human dignity. Maintains the highest standards of conduct in hospitality, excellence, appearance, attitude, respect and teamwork. Uses best judgment in all interactions with customers which includes patients, families, coworkers, Medical Staff, community members and all other persons. Establishes and maintains good rapport and communication with the hospital staff. 

7. It is understood that the lead person will spend all time available when not actively engaged in productive housekeeping tasks on the floors working with and improving the employees’ performance. 

8. Demonstrates knowledge of and follows all safety practices, standard precautions, principles of electrical, fire and life safety procedures. Demonstrates initiative and self improvement in job knowledge and skills. Participates in department quality improvement activities.

9. Other duties as assigned.

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