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Providence Supervisor Environmental Services in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Supervisor Environmental Services (Full time/Evening shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Supervisor Environmental Services who will coordinate and supervise daily activities with regards to all housekeeping responsibilities including scheduling, quality control and employees issues. Works closely with Housekeeping Manager with disciplinary and appraisal matters. Ensure compliance with Department of Health Services and JCAHO standards as well as other regulatory agencies. Employee must be able to relate to and work with all ages between neonates and geriatrics.

In this position you will:


  • Ensure that the hospital and responsible areas are maintained at acceptable levels of cleanliness by conducting frequent rounds

  • Oversee that linen orders and supply orders are placed and within acceptable levels

  • Ensure that special assignments are accomplished and completed within acceptable time frames

  • Ensure that safety and infection control procedures are practiced by all EVS employees

  • Oversee employees work performance

  • Ensure the efficient usage of supplies as evidenced by staying within budget parameters

  • Ensure that employees demonstrate a cheerful attitude during daily cleaning of patient rooms and courtesy of cleaning personnel are all above 80% as measured by Press Ganey


  • Work is done in a timely manner

  • Communicate in a clear, concise, calm and constructive manner

  • Complete assignments on time

  • Able to organize and prioritize job duties and work assignments and appropriately delegate work

  • Recognize needs for additional in-services; plans, organizes and schedules them with appropriate materials and post tests

  • Has an organized work area as shown by having orderly chronological orders, files and record keeping


  • Appropriately schedule employees according to approved payroll budget and hospital policies while minimizing the amount of overtime

  • Effectively assign work, monitor and direct activities of work unit as seen by employees performing consistently, proficiently and independently without constant guidance

  • Fairly and objectively evaluate employees work performance

  • Identify and resolve employee relations problems, consults with Human Resources

  • Identify performance and conduct problems and take appropriate disciplinary action in a timely manner

  • Keep morale high even in the face of changes and transition

  • Communicate and enforce department and hospital policies and procedures

  • Screen and interview employee candidates and recommends final candidates that are the best match for the job in a timely manner

  • Promote an environment that expects and demand superior performance optimizing productivity while keeping morale high

  • Provide adequate job orientation for employees

  • Identify and provide training and coaching needed to overcome current deficiencies and provide feedback on work skills and performance for employees on assigned work unit

  • Provide a high quality of services and maintains good productivity and efficiency skills

  • Demonstrate team-building skills by energizing a group and initialing changes in a positive manner

  • Support innovation; empower and involve employees in problem solving within their own scope and within guidelines

  • Recognize employees accomplishments and successes independently


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Requires the ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families, visitors, hospital staff and co-workers

  • Requires the ability to make basic calculations

  • Requires basic computer skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years health care with at least 1 year experience in a supervisory role

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, use of advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is the only South Bay area hospital to be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have held four years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKesson Quest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operational efficiency is clear.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 277709