Supervisor Housekeeping-FT 40


Immediate Supervisor:Director Facility Services

Position Status:FT

Hours per week:40



JOB TITLE: Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor


DEPARTMENT: Housekeeping/Laundry


IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Facilities and Support Services


FT 40


JOB SUMMARY: Directs Housekeeping and Laundry functions by orientating, instructing and supervising personnel, preparing work schedules and assignments and maintaining inventory of all linens, equipment and supplies. Works closely with Facilities to ensure work is completed in a timely manner 

  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret financial and other data
  • General business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High Customer Service and quality attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet established goals and objectives
  • Public speaking skills
  • Ability to utilize a participative approach to managing staff, to organize and prioritize tasks, and to develop budgets with a complete understanding of facility needs and requirements
  • Excellent stress management skills, administrative and organizational, and follow-through (with employees and patients) skills required
  • Proficient in the use of Windows based office software including but not limited to Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook




Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for departments financial data and statistics
  • Monitoring of department expenditures
  • Develop and recommend department operating budget and ensure the department operates within budget
  • Coordinate housekeeping activities with other departments
  • Actively communicate with administration and other hospital departments
  • Plan, organize, direct, coordinate, and supervise functions and activities of the department
  • Establish work standards and work flow
  • Establish and implement policies and procedures for departmental operations
  • Encourage and mentor staff creativity and innovation
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies
  • Proactive in the achievement of the facility goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate quality leadership in meeting performance plans
  • Read and develop in the role  as part of the Management process
  • Develop and maintain job descriptions for department staff
  • Encourage staff to participate in education programs




   Education:   High School diploma or GED equivalent. Basic Computer skills required.


   Training:     Six months.


   Experience:   Five year Supervisory experience.