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Providence Manager of Operations - Environment of Care in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Manager of Operations for the Environment of Care (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) at Providence Centralia Centralia, Washington.

The Manager of Operations - Environment of Care provides manager level leadership and accountability over Hospital Facilities, Grounds, Offsite Building Maintenance, Laundry, and Environmental Services. In addtion, the position provides direct partnership/relationship with Security, Biomedical Engineering, Safety and Emergency Preparedness as defined by leadership with the region. Role will provide direct support to leaders at all ministries within the region.

In this position you will:

  • Actively supports and incorporates the mission and core values into daily activities. Treats all others with respect and demonstrates excellence, justice and compassion in daily work and relationships with others

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information related to patients, medical staff, employees, and as appropriate, other information

  • Demonstrates service excellence and positive interpersonal relations in dealing with others, including patients/families/members, employees, managers, medical staff, volunteers and community members, so that productivity and positive relations are maximized

  • Consistently demonstrates and incorporates principles of safety and infection control into daily activities as outlined in Environment of Care, Infection Control, and Exposure Control manuals and department safety policies/procedures

  • Maintains current knowledge of the emerging facility and information management technologies. Directs the assigned region facilities and safety operational improvement processes and monitors results.

  • Supports the PSJH processes to develop and implement strategies for quality and service improvements; and cost reductions. Reviews and analyzes organizational structure, work processes and initiates appropriate improvements activities as necessary. Shares innovative processes and best practices with PSJH Facility Engineering Council

  • Supports the director by providing key data to deliver informational presentations on management processes regulatory compliance, system goals and objectives, status of ministries performance measures, and projects, etc. and speaks in front of small and large audiences as required.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Driver License

  • Three (3) years work experience in the healthcare industry that includes and combination of the following:

  • Experience working with support services within a healthcare environment such as Facilities, EVS, Safety, Security or other built environment related services

  • Involvement in discussions, working with or negotiating union contracts and agreements

  • Supporting, developing and administrating projects

  • Supervising staff (with or without direct authority in daily operations or on project teams)

  • Four (4) years proven leadership experience (direct or indirect) in motivating teams to action, garnering support and buy-in, high engagement and excellent communication

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial-Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or related field. Or Journeyman plant operation engineer or healthcare or hospitality related programs Or equivalent educ/experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services.

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: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 269486