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Posted on May 20, 2020
Req #: 177214
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 02/19/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,576 to $4,796 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Limited Recruitment: Other
Shift: First Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UWMC Montlake's Environmental Services unit has an outstanding opportunity for a Full Time, 100% FTE (40 hours per week), Day Shift, Custodian Supervisor 2. Responsibilities include supervising, directing and coordinating the daily work activities of Environmental Services Custodians and Operating Room Hospital Assistants.

Typical duties include:  Assisting the Director in setting and prioritizing goals for the department, provide support for and promote team development within the department, prepare work schedules and insure that sufficient custodial and OR Hospital Assistant coverage is provided, monitor cleaning activities to insure that standards of disinfection, cleanliness and appearance are maintained, provide quality assurance inspections, assist with budget control, prepare reports, and interview and recommend new applicants.

  • Schedules personnel for proper coverage of facility and makes daily adjustments to ensure a fair distribution of the workload.

  • Ensures that quality standards are met, by inspecting completed work, documenting performance and following up on problems.
  • Investigates, documents, and reports all hazards and incidents to the proper management.
  • Keeps accurate records of staff hours and documents required for payroll.
  • Provides regularly scheduled training in-services to departmental personnel and maintains records of orientation and in-service training programs.

  • Completes written disciplinary actions and performance evaluations according to UWMC procedures.
  • Assists in development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures and standards of work.
  • Maintains a current inventory of supplies and equipment and ensures that it can be used and operated safely.
  • Ensures that patient care units have sufficient supplies to care for patient’s needs.
  • Makes recommendations to Manager for changes in supplies, equipment, or procedures to improve safety and patient care or to reduce costs.
  • Maintains good working relationships and communication with other departments and customers.

  • Participates in hospital customer service, performance improvement and infection control programs.  Represents and participates in committees and task forces as assigned by Manager.
  • Assists Manager in meeting compliance with JCAHO, federal, state and local regulations.

    As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.
    For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
  • REQUIREMENTS: Three years of experience in custodial or general maintenance work, including two years of experience as a Custodian Supervisor I OR equivalent education/experience.  

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or