WellSpan Health Director of Housekeeping - York Hospital - Full Time in York, Pennsylvania
Director of Housekeeping - York Hospital - Full Time
Director of Housekeeping
Under the general supervision of the Vice President-Operations, manages the housekeeping department. Establishes policies, procedures, objectives and work standards. Maintains quality control and compliance with regulatory requirements. Plays a significant role in preventing/controlling the spread of infectious agents throughout the facility.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and supervises functions and activities of the housekeeping department to maintain the hospital environment in a sanitary, attractive and orderly condition and comply with regulatory requirements. Plays a significant role in preventing/controlling the spread of infectious agents throughout the facility.
Inspects and evaluates the hospital's physical condition. Makes recommendations concerning painting, repairs, furnishings and furniture, relocation of equipment and allocation of space to improve sanitation, appearances and efficiency.
Provides essential equipment and supplies and ensures that cleaning agents/housekeeping chemicals meet required standards to effect maximum cleanliness and sanitation.
Investigates and evaluates new housekeeping supplies and equipment and makes recommendations to administration.
Contributes towards the efficiency of the patient admission/discharge process.
Recommends staffing levels, selects and assigns staff, evaluates performance, evaluates/tests competencies (as applicable), provides orientation, training and continuing education of staff, and initiates or makes recommendations for personnel actions.
Coordinates and integrates services within the department/service line/entity, with other departments/service lines/entities, and with the System's primary functions. Participates in the selection of outside services (if needed).
Continuously assesses and improves the department/service line/entity/System's performance. Maintains appropriate quality control/assessment programs (if applicable).
Develops, establishes and implements goals, objectives, and policies and procedures for department/service line/entity operation, and which guide and support the provision of the department/service line/entity's services.
Develops and recommends department/entity operating budget and ensures that department/entity operates within budget.
Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
The Housekeeping Department at York Hospital services over 500 patient rooms, professional offices and ancillary locations. We support various areas of the hospital such as, medical/surgical units, intensive care, labor & delivery, emergency services, and operating rooms. Our team works collaboratively to maintain a clean environment for patients, visitors and employees of WellSpan Health.
Master's Degree (preferred)
National Executive Housekeeping Association Certification
Completion of courses in housekeeping or institutional management (preferred)
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Must effectively communicate with all levels of customers (leadership, physicians, staff, patients, etc.)
Excellent organizational skills that reflect ability to lead, prioritize work assignments and adapt new processes and/or techniques.
Strong customer service skills focused on gaining a full understanding of needs, providing quality solutions and follow-up as needed.
Minimum 5 years of management experience
Experience in a health care setting is preferred
York, Pennsylvania, United States
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