POSITION TITLE: Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services
REPORTS TO: Director of Plant Operations
BASIC FUNCTION: The Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor is responsible for the planning, organization, development and direction for the overall operation of the Housekeeping and Laundry Units in accordance with federal, state, and local standards and guidelines, to assure that the highest degree of quality patient/resident care is maintained at all times.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited high school, with a basic knowledge of germ theory and a thorough understanding of cleaning products and techniques. Experience: Two years industrial/commercial cleaning/laundry, one of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of housekeeping, environmental studies, microbiology, hazardous waste and chemicals. Skills in human relations, strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively deal with people at different organizational levels both inside and outside the complex. Must have well developed problem solving skills and the ability to develop conceptual alternatives. Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing housekeeping practices. Prefer experience with computer systems, applications and other office equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be required to stand, walk, sit, use the hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. Must be able to move up to 70 pounds. Must be able to safely work with chemical agents, including germicides. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. Requires the ability to clean specialty areas, involving blood and body fluids according to District safety policies. Occasionally required to help Nursing or Ancillary personnel life/transfer patients in emergency situations. Required to be on call, as needed.
It must be understood that this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.
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Rifle, CO 81650
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