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Housekeeping Supervisor

Tucson, AZ

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Description

HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR - FULL TIME - PERMANENT - $20.00/HR


SUMMARY:
Supervises employees who are providing a sanitary and aesthetically pleasing environment for patient, clinic, office, ancillary, and critically clean (sterile) areas of the hospital. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
* Performs supervisory functions; prepares work schedules, assigns staff, observes and reviews performance to provide input to formal evaluations, and makes recommendations for personnel actions; assists in staff selection and provides orientation, training and ongoing in-services for staff. Schedules and supervises housekeeping functions and activities so as not to interrupt or interfere with patient care activities.

* Adheres to and supports staff in exhibiting values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication. 

* Demonstrates and upholds established standards of behavior, safety, and confidentiality, as well as and department policies and standards. 

* Demonstrates use of cleaning materials and equipment and explains methods of cleaning to ensure the most efficient and economical use of materials and manpower.

* Makes recommendations concerning painting, repairs, furnishings and furniture, relocation of equipment, and allocation of space to improve sanitation, appearances, and efficiency.

* Supports quality improvement initiatives through team participation, data collection, process change implementations, and other activities.

* Ensures compliance with applicable regulatory requirements as well as organizational and department-specific safety standards and guidelines. 

* Maintains required records, reports, and statistics as directed.

* Assists with departmental purchasing of supplies and equipment. 

* Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with all patients, visitors and staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in assigned area, preferably in an acute care setting and in a lead or supervisory role. 

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: 
• Knowledge of housekeeping and floor care best practices.
• Knowledge of scheduling tasks to provide the least amount of interruption and assigning tasks.
• Skill in leading and guiding others.
• Ability to complete routine maintenance and troubleshooting of cleaning equipment.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to listen and accurately interpret others' communication or instructions to take appropriate action.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to perform routine computer tasks (e.g. log in and out, e-mail correspondence, complete daily reports, etc.).

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