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Housekeeping Supervisor, Healthcare

Unavailable, BC
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Reporting to the Housekeeping Manager, the Housekeeping Supervisor will supervise the provision of housekeeping services at Royal Columbian Hospital at New Westminster, BC



  • Comply with established hospital policies, practices and standards in regards to patient safety.
  • Comply with established hospital policies, practices and standards in regards to Occupational Health & Safety.

1. To contribute to the development of departmental philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures.

a) To adhere to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

b) To appraise them, report their effectiveness and make recommendations to the Housekeeping Manager.

c) To understand and respect the responsibilities of associates in the Hospital and to support them wherever possible in the achievement of their objectives.

2. To supervise the Housekeeping staff on all shifts in the performance of their work schedules to ensure adherence to established departmental cleaning and infection control standards.

3. To assist with the establishment of housekeeping standards and to develop work schedules for all areas of the Hospital.

4. To conduct the orientation of new departmental staff and to familiarize them with their position responsibilities.

5. To provide training programs and to demonstrate new equipment and cleaning methods to all departmental staff.

6. To maintain the departmental Quality Assurance program.

7. To assist with the evaluation of cleaning products and equipment and to make recommendations for purchase and for proper use of the same to the Housekeeping Manager.

8. To plan and carry out special cleaning duties on a regular scheduled basis.

9. To assist in staff selection, disciplinary action and termination of departmental staff in consultation with the Housekeeping Manager.

10. To conduct performance appraisals of assigned departmental staff in consultation with Housekeeping Manager.

11. To ensure that staffing patterns are maintained which are in accordance with the functional needs of the Hospital.

12. To establish and continually appraise requirements for staff, physical facilities, equipment and supplies to consistently achieve the most cost efficient utilization.

13. To keep the Housekeeping Manager informed of all relevant factors pertaining to Housekeeping, cost and utilization of equipment, materials and staff.

14. To develop and maintain effective working relationships with housekeeping staff and other hospital employees and to keep them informed of any changes or developments which may affect them.

15. To assist with the development and maintenance of a departmental orientation program and on-going educational programs for Housekeeping staff members.

16. To ensure a healthy and safe work environment in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety guidelines.

17. To ensure that confidentiality is maintained.

Perform all other duties as required by the Housekeeping Manager.



  • Possess previous supervisory or Team Leader experience, preferably in a Housekeeping Department in a Hospital setting.
  • Must possess sufficient academic preparation (Grade 12 minimum) to understand and apply the principles and techniques associated with Housekeeping and to supervise Housekeeping personnel.
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills in order to conduct employee orientation programs, employee selection, employee performance appraisals, etc.
  • The physical ability to lift and move heavy objects (furniture, cleaning equipment): to stand and walk most of the working day.
  • Good working knowledge with a variety of software including the Microsoft suite.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request. The finalist candidate for this position will need to complete and successfully pass a Criminal Background Check and a Vulnerable Sector Screening (if the operations we service require this). If hired for this position, your continued employment with us would be conditional upon Aramark being satisfied that you have successfully cleared both these pre-conditions.



Posted: 2020-10-07 Expires: 2020-11-23
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