Responsible for day-to-day operation of the EVS Department in the absence of the Department Director. Various responsibilities will include but not limited to: records maintenance, project assignments, direct supervision of employees, inspection of facility, patient interviewing, handling complaints, supervision of linen operations, supply coding and scheduling. Should have a high degree of flexibility and a thorough knowledge of all housekeeping work schedules. Will also be responsible for training new employees.
*1) Makes at least one round in the hospital daily to ascertain general cleanliness of facility.
*2) Checks storeroom supplies and reports any deficiencies to Department Manager.
*3) Inspects equipment for cleanliness and necessary repair work.
*4) Interviews five patients each week to ascertain patient's satisfaction with housekeeping services.
*5) Supervises employees daily to see if they are in their scheduled areas and are completing their scheduled workloads.
*6) Answers and reports complaints received from patients, visitors and hospital staff to Housekeeping Department Manager for correction.
*7) Responsible for notifying housekeeper of impending checkouts when informed by Nursing Service of their availability.
*8) Inspects checkouts weekly on a random basis utilizing hospital's established standards.
*9) Keeps daily records on checkouts, census, linen usage and supply usage.
*10) Inspects assigned projects for completion on a daily basis.
*11) Completes maintenance work orders on any deficiencies observed within the facility.
*12) Maintains daily records of needed project work in facility and reports it to Department Manager once a week for implementation into the weekly projects schedule.
*13) Maintains key control and assignment of keys to department personnel.
*14) Assists Housekeeping Department manager in training and orienting new employees; retraining of existing employees.
*15) Keeps up with new product and procedure developments in the Housekeeping industry.
*16) Stays alert of hospital emergency plans so the housekeeping staff may be utilized
*17) Reports all incidents and unusual occurrences to appropriate authorities for action.
*18) Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
19) Performs other related duties as directed or required.
Required: High School Graduate
Required: 1-2 Years Experience in hospital housekeeping
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