Career Opportunities

Ref #:901644

Specific Department and Program:Environmental Services


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Jul 28, 2022


Posting #:2022-901644

Non Union

Position:  Supervisor 

Department:  Environmental Services

Status:  Temporary Full Time (for approximately 6 months)

Hours: Monday to Friday- Evenings; 7.5 hour shifts; 1600-2400 (Hours are subject to change based on operational needs)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers.  We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

This is what you'll be doing:

Reporting to the Manager of Environmental Services, you will co-ordinate and support all relevant activities of Environmental Services, Porters and Waste and Linen. You will work closely with the management team in overseeing the day-to-day operations in a unionized (CUPE) environment, as this position will provide coverage for EVS, Porters and Waste and Linen staff.

  • responsible for the operational and labour management of staff, providing employee technical and non-technical training, coaching and development, recruitment, orientation, performance and attendance management, discipline, quality audits, job shadowing and workload assessment
  • preparation of the staff shift schedule, staff replacements and payroll
  • work closely with the nursing units, clinical areas and other non-clinical areas/departments
  • participate in patient safety activities, infection control, risk management and quality improvement to meet hospital and healthcare standards
  • actively participate in the Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee at the Oakville site in addition to other committees as needed

This is what you'll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or related experience required
  • Professional Healthcare Housekeeper's Certificate (PHH) preferred
  • Successful completion of the OHA Environmental Management Level 1 and Level 2
  • Minimum of 5 years' supervisory experience within a unionized environment required
  • Membership or qualification to become a member of the CAEM and OHHA
  • Proven healthcare Environmental Services experience and working knowledge of all healthcare housekeeping and related regulated infection control practices and processes and knowledge of PIDAC, RICN etc.
  • Proven ability to manage supply/labour budgets to include labour relations and compliance within the local and central collective agreements of unionized staff. Monitoring performance and hospital policies within a healthcare environment.
  • Knowledge and experience with various regulatory guidelines i.e. WHMIS, Ministry Waste Guidelines, OH&S Act required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage operations and staff, establishing and maintaining quality standards, infection control practices, outbreak prevention, linen utilization and the various streams of general, recycling, biomedical, hazardous and confidential waste handling etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement departmental policies and procedures and ongoing operational changes to area job routines, programs and systems to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, staff development with emphasis on team building
  • Strong problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Experience using Microsoft Access would be preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a team and have initiative to continuously improve processes.

Date Refreshed: July 28, 2022

Note for internals: Initial internal deadline passed, new applicants welcome to apply!

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.