Supervisor-Housekeeping

Lebanon, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 57805

Position Summary:

 

General Summary:


Under the general supervision of the Manager-Housekeeping, supervises and coordinates the activities of housekeeping personnel engaged in housekeeping activities. Schedules and supervises the work activities of housekeeping staff at the hospital and various off-site locations.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:



1 Coordinates and schedules housekeeping projects such as terminal and concurrent unit cleaning preparation of patient rooms for occupancy, redecorating projects, washing ceilings, walls, and windows; carpet shampooing, and stripping and waxing floors.
2 Tours and inspects project areas for quality of work performed and adherence to established policies and procedures.
3 Schedules and supervises housekeeping functions and activities so as not to interrupt or interfere with patient care activities.
4 Instructs personnel in use of new equipment, cleaning techniques/methods, and cleaning agents.
5 Demonstrates use of cleaning materials and equipment and explains methods of cleaning to ensure the most efficient and economical use of materials and manpower.


Required Skills

 

Qualifications:

 

Note: Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

Minimum Education High School or G.E.D.

 

Minimum Experience 6 - 12 months

 

Physical Demands

Heavy physical effort (lift/carry 26 to 50 lbs)

Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking

Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

 

Working Conditions

May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

Works in precarious or high locations (ladders, scaffolding etc)

Subject to many interruptions

Handles absentee replacement on short notice

Management Experience Supervisory experience required


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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