Regency Healthcare

  • Housekeeping Supervisor

    Location US-TX-Mission
    ID
    2018-3775
    Category
    Housekeeping
    Facility
    Mission Valley Nursing and Transitional Care Center
  • Overview

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    The Housekeeping Supervisor assist in supervising the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.

    Responsibilities

    • Assume the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability of supervising the housekeeping department.
    • Supervise the day-to-day housekeeping functions of assigned personnel.
    • Assist the Administrator in setting housekeeping standards.
    • Assist the director in scheduling work assignments, preparing cleaning schedules, etc. Revise as necessary.
    • Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing service when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.
    • Submit accident/incident reports to the director on the shift in which they occurred.
    • Perform administrative requirements (i.e., completing necessary forms, reports, etc.) and submit to the director as necessary.
    • Implement recommendations from the Infection Control, Safety, and QA Committees, etc., as directed/necessary.
    • Attend department and staff meetings as directed or called.
    • Assist in the orientation and training of housekeeping department personnel.
    • Assign personnel to specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments.
    • Assist in conducting departmental performance evaluations as necessary and in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures.
    • Counsel/discipline assigned personnel as requested or as necessary. Report such actions to the director.
    • Review complaints/grievances of department personnel and make oral/written recommendations and reports to the director.
    • Attend and participate in facility in-service training programs as scheduled (e.g., OSHA, TB, HIPAA, Abuse Prevention, Safety, etc.).
    • Make sure that housekeeping personnel follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
    • Make sure that all personnel wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving heavy objects.
    • Make sure that an adequate supply of housekeeping supplies is maintained in utility/janitorial closets to perform daily tasks.
    • Monitor housekeeping procedures to make sure that supplies are used in an efficient manner to avoid waste.
    • Make sure that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift.
    • Make sure that the residents’ personal and property rights are maintained by assigned personnel.
    • Instruct department personnel to inform residents when moving personal possessions.
    • Assist in demonstrating new products, cleaning techniques, etc., as directed.

    Qualifications

    • Must have the ability to plan organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the housekeeping department.
    • Previous experience in a supervisory role in a healthcare setting is preferred 
    • Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of housekeeping areas; must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
    • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions concerning the mixing of cleaning compounds, liquids, disinfecting solutions, etc.

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