Date Posted: 07/12/2019
Location: York, PA 17404
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Full Time
SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring an Environmental Services Supervisor
SpiriTrust Lutheran®delivers an array of programs and services that touch thousands of lives each day. Our name, SpiriTrust Lutheran®captures the essence of who we are and the care and compassion our amazing team delivers. It embraces our Lutheran heritage, our spirit of service, and the reality that people come to us because of their trust in us.
We provide residential living, assisted living, personal care, memory support and nursing and rehabilitation services in six senior living communities; home care, in-home support, palliative care and hospice services; an innovative program for clinically frail adults aged 55 and older in need of nursing home level-of-care; counseling services; financial education and coaching; domestic abuse solutions; services for the deaf and hard of hearing; volunteer income tax assistance; and an array of volunteer programs.
SpiriTrust Lutheran®started in York, PA in 1951 with $9,000. Today, SpiriTrust Lutheran®is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the region. SpiriTrust Lutheran®and its program agencies and subsidiaries serve annually more than 21,000 people in 20 counties in Pennsylvania and three in northern Maryland.
At SpiriTrust Lutheran®, our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.
Education/Training:A high school diploma or equivalent normally required
Skill(s):Speak and understand English; moderate reading, writing, and grammar skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures; demonstrated knowledge of cleaning agents, tools, and laundry and housekeeping equipment operation; valid driver’s license when required to meet Program’s needs.
Experience:Two (2) years’ experience in environmental services normally required.
Responsible to assist the Director with oversight of the environmental services department to ensure that the staff are following the established procedures to ensure proper infection and disease control; performing a variety of environmental services duties in order to maintain assigned area(s) in a sanitary, orderly, safe, and attractive condition; achieving goals as established in the department’s annual operating plan; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responding to inquiries or requests for information.
Supports the mission and values of SpiriTrust Lutheran which is: SpiriTrust Lutheran , witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides exceptional health, human, and senior living services by supporting persons in achieving an optimal quality of life.
Interacts with residents, clients, staff, and the general public in ways that demonstrate the agency’s commitment to courtesy, service, and hospitality befitting a church related organization.
Ensures the laundry department provides clean and sanitary laundry in accordance with established procedures to ensure proper infection and disease control as illustrated by the following:
Collects, sorts, washes, soaks, and dries soiled laundry and linen; operates washers, dryers, and other laundry equipment.
Transfers clothing from washers according to established operating procedures.
Folds, stacks, and delivers laundry, linen, and residents’ personal clothing.
Irons and sews personal items when necessary. Prints labels and attaches labels when needed.
Issues clean linen to departments on a daily basis.
Handles contaminated linen according to procedure when necessary.
Maintains records and logs as assigned.
Maintains equipment and supplies in an orderly manner and keeps work area clean, safe, and sanitary; reports any problems related to structural or electrical wear or unsafe conditions to appropriate staff; uses supplies and equipment according to directions; inventories supplies on an ongoing basis and notifies appropriate staff of needed supplies.
Performs all essential housekeeping duties within the laundry area.
Conducts linen usage studies.
Ensures the housekeeping department completes duties in order to maintain assigned area(s) in a sanitary, orderly, safe, and attractive condition as follows:
Receives daily cleaning assignment; selects materials and supplies from utility room; loads service cart and transports to work area; at end of shift returns unused supplies to utility room; leaves trash in designated areas; and cleans cart and all equipment.
Cleans and/or dusts assigned areas according to established housekeeping procedures; utilizes special cleaning solutions and disinfectants to prevent the spread of disease.
Sweeps, mops, and scrubs floors, halls, stairways, lounges, utility rooms, residents’ and clients’ rooms, etc.; vacuums and scrubs rugs.
Strips, waxes, and buffs floors when necessary.
Washes walls, cleans inside and outside windows on the ground level; cleans movable and stationary furnishings and fixtures, light fixtures, tops of windows, door frames, and other high places, using ladders when necessary.
Empties, cleans, and relines waste baskets.
Cleans resident and client, private, and public bathrooms using special cleaning solution or germicides to prevent the spread of infection or disease; scours, polishes, and washes sinks, tubs, mirrors, and other plumbing fixtures; replaces disposable items such as towels, liquid soap dispensers, and toilet tissue.
Upon discharge of residents, performs terminals cleaning procedures according to established standards.
Arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly and safe fashion; requests help in moving furniture as necessary.
Maintains equipment and supplies in an orderly manner; creates supply list and orders, also pulls supplies that are needed for each assignment.
Reports any problems related to structural and electrical wear.
Packs personal belongings and clothing for residents (deceased or moved) and assists with room changes and admissions of residents.
Creates daily, weekly, and monthly schedules.
Functions as the payroll back-up to the Director as assigned.
Performs “spot check” inspections to ensure staff are meeting expectations; informs Director of issues appropriately.
Participates in the recruitment of staff.
Participates in the annual budget process as assigned and adheres to budget parameters.
Accurately records time worked or not worked as illustrated by the following:
Accurately records time in and out at the start and end of each shift and at the start and end of each meal break utilizing the Agency’s timekeeping system.
Makes corrections to the timekeeping system, as necessary, on appropriate forms within the required payroll timeframe.
Coordinates specific work tasks with other staff within the department as well as with other departments in order to ensure the smooth and efficient flow of information.
Abides by the current laws and organizational standards and procedures designed and implemented to promote an environment which is free of sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discriminatory behavior in the work place.
Identifies, prevents, and reports actual or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation, and improper use of chemical and physical restraints, in accordance with standards.
Cooperates with, participates in, and supports the adherence to all Agency standards, procedures, and practices in support of risk management and overall safety and soundness and compliance with all regulatory requirements, i.e., HIPAA, OSHA, etc.; insures that the department and all personnel adhere to the same.
Abides by and supports the organization’s code of conduct by exhibiting behavior that is set forth in the code of conduct. Performs duties in accordance with the code of conduct and completes annual compliance training.
Reports pertinent information to the immediate supervisor as requested, or according to an established schedule; compiles information as necessary or as directed and provides data to appropriate personnel.
Responds to inquiries relating to his/her particular area, or to requests from customers, other personnel, etc., within given timeframes and within established standards.