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Director of Environmental Services

Company: Sandstone Nephi
Location: Nephi
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Sandstone Nephi - We are committed to delivering personalized, professional, and expert-level care to every resident. -Sandstone Nephi -is looking for individuals with the passion and initiative to provide excellent service to everyone who walks through our doors.
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SUMMARY: The primary purpose of the Director of Environmental Services is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing our facility and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the housekeeping department, its programs and activities.
  • Develop and maintain written housekeeping policies and procedures.
  • Assume the administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing the housekeeping department.
  • Coordinate housekeeping services and activities with other related departments (i.e., Dietary, Nursing, Activities, etc.).
  • Make written oral reports/recommendations to the Administrator as necessary/required, concerning the operation of the housekeeping department.
  • Review and develop a plan of correction for housekeeping deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such to the administrator.
  • Delegate a responsible staff member to act in your behalf when you are absent from the facility.
  • Serve on various committees of the facility (i.e., Infection Control, Safety, QA, etc.) and provide written/oral reports of the housekeeping services and activities as required by the Committee's guidelines or direction.
  • Maintain current written records of department expenditures and assure that adequate financial records and costs reports are submitted to the Administrator upon request or as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS: - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. -

    Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years' experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital or other related medical facility.
    Training in environmental control practices and procedures preferred, but not required.
    Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
    Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    Must be knowledgeable of housekeeping practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing housekeeping functions in the nursing care facility.
    Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
    Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the Housekeeping Department.
    Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., the appearance of housekeeping areas, and must perform regular inspections of resident rooms/units for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
    Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
    Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing housekeeping practices.
    Must have the ability to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
    Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
    Must be able to speak and write the English language in an understandable manner.
    Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
    Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
    Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents, personnel, and support agencies.
    Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility, which include a medical and physical examination.
    Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility.
    Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet.
    May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.

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