Assures compliance with all life safety regulations and physical environmental needs specific to the nursing home environment. Responsible to supervise and coordinate the activities of housekeeping, laundry personnel to ensure the center is maintained in a sanitary, attractive, and orderly condition in good repair, free from hazards such as those caused by electrical, plumbing, ventilation, heating and cooling systems in compliance with applicable safety and fire regulations, and federal, state and local building codes; Also responsible for the provision of quality laundry service.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.
Knows and respects patients’ rights
Ensures protected health information is kept confidential
Reports complaints made by patients to supervisor
Reports allegations of patient abuse, neglect and/or misappropriation of patient property
SAFETY AND SANITATION:
Follows established safety policies and procedures
Observes safety needs of patients as indicated in care plan
Wears and/or uses safety equipment and supplies when indicated and properly trained to use
Demonstrates job-specific knowledge of fire and disaster preparedness during drills or actual situations
Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training, educational classes and meetings to maintain current certification as applicable and as managed by regulatory agencies and company policies.
Participates in QAA process
Attends and participates in facility in-services and training
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Executes preventive maintenance program and record keeping systems to maintain the center at its highest level of physical function.
Cleans lint, dust, and dirt from dryers, vents, and heat registers; Hoses out garbage cans; Washes windows and screens outside the building; Cleans ice machines
Keeps grounds cleared of debris; Collects and disposes of leaves and refuse iri keeping with local code.
Checks bedrails, toilet seats, and grab rails for security and proper functioning; Checks windows for presence of screens and glass.
Provides 24-hour “on-call” service to the nursing center in case of emergency.
SUPERVISORY/PEOPLE MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: