Supervisor - Housekeeping (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: General/Environmental Service
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Req: 16344
FTE: 1

General/ Environmental Service

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job. 

The Housekeeping supervisor oversees the work of an assigned crew of housekeeping employees; ensures that proper procedures are followed by staff and monitors the ordering and use of supplies and materials. This person supervises cleaning and maintenance procedures unique to an acute care hospital. This position also has responsibility for the quantity and quality of environmental maintenance of a number of hospital areas.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the hospital’s policies and procedures, including its Service Standards and its Code of Conduct.

• Evaluates work habits and attitudes and attendance of subordinate workers, documents, makes recommendations regarding employee performance concerning retention of promotion and takes corrective action as indicated by hospital policies and appropriate labor agreements.

• Maintains inventory of cleaning materials, supplies, and equipment and requisitions replacement items, inspects equipment for proper functioning and orders maintenance and repairs; and inspects hospital equipment (non-medical) and furnishings for wear and tear and prepares requisitions for maintenance or replacement.

• Maintains required records, gathers statistics and prepares reports as required.

• Monitors work flow and effects changes to improve quality and efficiency of services.

• Plans, schedules and directs the environmental maintenance in assigned areas of the hospital and its satellite facilities.

• Tours hospital environment regularly, covering each assigned area to observe and inspect cleanliness of facilities and work in progress.

• Trains subordinate staff in techniques of cleaning and disinfecting facilities, use of chemical agents and equipment, collection and disposal of infectious materials and general environmental maintenance peculiar to acute hospitals.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Four years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

• Ability to strategize, plan and implement change.

• Ability to work effectively both as a team player and leader.

• Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

• Knowledge of techniques of cleaning and disinfecting patient care facilities, use of chemical agents and equipment, collection and disposal of infectious materials and general environmental maintenance peculiar to acute hospitals.

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
 
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