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Housekeeping Manager– Ashgrove Woods

August 16, 2013 - September 16, 2013
Location:Nicholasville, KY
Benefits:Health, Dental, Vision, STD, Life, 401(k); paid sick, vacation and holiday's
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods
Description:Accept the challenge of a satisfying career with Christian Care Communities, the region's premier network of residential homes and community programs. We offer an excellent environment where you can make a difference in the lives of our residents.

Christian Care Communities is seeking a full time Housekeeping Manager for our Bridgepointe at Ashgrove Woods facility located in Nicholasville, KY.

Christian Care Communities enhances the journey of life for Older Adults.

Building on our faith heritage, Christian Care’s vision is to be Kentucky’s premier provider of Older Adult Services.

Job Code: 75415000
Program: Older Adult Services
Facility: Christian Health Center
Location: Non-specified
Department: 754 Housekeeping
Direct Supervisor: Executive Director
Effective Date: August 2013
Revision Date:

The Housekeeping Manager is primarily responsible for managing the housekeeping and laundry operations and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units to ensure clean, sanitary, comfortable, orderly and satisfying surroundings for the residents, employees, and public while maintaining compliance with all applicable laws, regulatory and organizational standards.

Required Education: High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)
Required Experience: 5 years’ experience in housekeeping duties; 3 years’ supervisory role
Preferred Experience: 1 or more years’ experience in a long-term health care setting

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to speak and read English
Ability to effectively present information to residents, family members and employees of the organization
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, short correspondence and memos
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in all units of measure
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple instructions

The incumbent performs job responsibilities without posing a significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of him/her or others while maintaining compliance with all policies and procedures of Christian Care Communities and within the parameters of the Organization’s mission, vision, and values.

1. Carries out supervisory responsibilities, including but not limited to, interviewing; hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
a. Establishes, monitors, and evaluates standards and procedures for performance of staff working in the housekeeping and laundry department.
b. Plans work schedules to ensure adequate service.
2. Plans, coordinates and provides overall direction of resident room changes while working with family members in packing of resident belongings after discharge.
3. Orders and maintains all supply levels for the housekeeping and laundry department.
4. Completes end of year inventory supply for housekeeping and laundry department.
5. Tracks and maintains compliance within the housekeeping and laundry department budget related to purchasing and ordering.
6. Participates as a contributing member of the facility safety committee.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here 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 physical demands.
1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
2. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
1. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; lighting is in the standard range.
2. The employee is subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, and exposure to the infectious waste, diseases and conditions, including the AIDS and Hepatitis B and C viruses.

Christian Care Communities is a values’ driven organization with six (6) core values. All staff members are expected to successfully meet the following non-negotiable Core Values Standards of Performance which will be used to measure overall work performance:

1. Work with compassion for Older Adults and their families:
a. Listen carefully
b. Professional and pleasant interaction
c. Practice patience and gentleness

2. Embrace aging as a valued part of life:
a. Encourage and respect individuality
b. Be humble and accepting
c. Compassionately engaged

3. Care for the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of those we serve and those who serve with us:
a. Provide exceptional care with kindness and humility
b. Know your residents and colleagues – their important occasions and crises
c. Care about wellness and healthy lifestyles, and both set an example personally, as well as encourage others in their efforts to improve

4. Always seek ways to improve and grow:
a. Share knowledge
b. Challenge people to reach their highest potential
c. Stay abreast of industry trends and the latest technologies

5. Respect the dignity of each person:
a. Invite participation and ideas from everyone
b. Treat everyone with honesty and fairness
c. Thank and recognize people for what they do
d. Acknowledge and speak daily

6. Exemplify integrity, excellence, and accountability:
a. Model what you expect
b. Do your best and strive to do better
c. Accept your role at Christian Care
d. Be reliable, enthusiastic, and proud friends of Christian Care
Qualifications:Required Education: High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Required Experience: 5 years’ experience in housekeeping duties; 3 years’ supervisory role

Preferred Experience: 1 or more years’ experience in a long-term health care setting

Business travel is a requirement of position; proof of valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

If personal vehicle is used to transport self or others; proof of insurance of $100,000 single limit of liability

Screening Requirements: drug screen and criminal background check

Christian Care Communities and its affiliated subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers. Christian Care Communities does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran’s status, or disability.

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