Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its
Must have, as a minimum, three (3) years' experience in a
supervisory capacity in a hospital or other related medical
Training in environmental control practices and procedures
preferred, but not required.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English
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
Must have the ability to relate information concerning a resident's
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
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
Must be able to speak and write the English language in an
Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the
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
Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly,
emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the
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