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life care Housekeeping Director in Riverview, Michigan

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Position Summary:

The Housekeeping Director plans, organizes, and directs the overall operations of the Housekeeping department to ensure a clean, safe working environment in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ supervisory experience in a health care setting
  • Must have training in environmental control practices and procedures Specific Job Requirements:

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions:

  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Housekeeping department

  • Must maintain the care of use of supplies and equipment, maintain facility appearance, and must perform regular inspections of patient rooms for sanitation, order, safety, and proper performance of assigned duties
  • Must be able to ensure equipment is returned to appropriate locations in proper working condition and ready for the next use
  • Must be able to inventory stock and ensure adequate supplies/equipment for staff
  • Must be able to identify additional cleaning needs and adjust schedule to meet those needs
  • Must be able to make daily rounds to assure that housekeeping staff are performing required duties
  • Must be able to routinely inspect facility for cleanliness and safety (i.e., storage rooms, closets, patient rooms)
  • Must be able to recruit, select, hire, evaluate, train, counsel, and supervise housekeeping staff
  • Must be able to perform duties as a Housekeeping Assistant as needed
  • Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
  • Must be able to cater events as requested
  • Must be able to effectively manage and operate within budget
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer