Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Director of Environmental Services in Williamsville, New York

The Director of Environmental Services team member assists with ensuring the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for the staffing and operation of the Housekeeping/Laundry Department.

  • Keep facility environment in a sanitary, odor free, attractive and orderly condition and develops a Master Cleaning Schedule for daily, weekly, monthly and annual cleaning tasks.

  • Ensure an adequate supply of clean linens to meet the needs of residents and staff; oversee laundering of the personal clothing of residents.

  • Establish standards and work procedures for housekeeping and laundry staff in accordance with approved facility policies.

Plan work schedules and assign hours and area of work to housekeeping and laundry staff.

  • Interview, hire, evaluate and terminate employment of housekeeping and laundry personnel.

  • Conduct training and orientation of new department employees and demonstrate the use of departmental supplies and equipment.

  • Supervise and inspect daily the cleaning areas of Housekeeping Aides and the laundry services performed by Laundry Aides.

  • Ensure that infection control policies and procedures are followed by housekeeping/laundry staff.

  • Appraise the effectiveness of housekeeping and laundry supplies and equipment.

  • Conduct departmental staff meetings and meet with members of other departments to coordinate housekeeping and laundry services.

  • Plan or lead in-service programs for staff about housekeeping or laundry procedures.

  • Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Two years of experience in housekeeping/laundry environment required. One or more years of supervisory experience preferred.

  • Ability to lead and manage employees/expectations.

  • Union experience preferred.

  • Ability to create effective schedules.

  • Experience with developing audit tools.

  • Must be willing to flex schedule to ensure processes are being followed.

  • Qualities of dependability, honesty, and discretion necessary.

  • Working knowledge of infection control and safety measures required.

  • Ability to maintain high standards of building cleanliness and orderliness, and care of linens and residents' clothing required.

Requisition ID: 2017-2047

Company: Elderwood

External Company URL: http://elderwood.com