#146-19 Supervisor, Housekeeping & Linen Services, Full-Time, Alliance Wide

Stratford, ON

POSTING DATE: April 18, 2019                                                                                            POSTING #146-19 (Non-Union)

                                                                    HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                                      NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: Supervisor, Housekeeping and Linen Services
                      Full-Time Position

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Manager, Housekeeping and Linen Services, the Housekeeping Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Housekeeping departments within HPHA. The Supervisor enthusiastically champions the provision of quality services to our patients and customers.

REPORTS TO: Manager, Housekeeping and Linen Services

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

- Completion of a Healthcare Management certificate program, OHHA course and or equivalent degree (or in progress)
- Membership with the Ontario Health-Care Housekeeping Association or Canadian Association of Environmental Management is preferred

- Three (3) years healthcare supervisory experience in a unionized environment
- Technical knowledge of Housekeeping, Linen and Laundry, Waste Management
- Project Management experience required and an ability to multi-task and prioritize are essential
- Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other relevant legislation
- Knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)
- Experience conducting quality audits and following up accordingly
- Experience in monitoring staff performance by actively participating in formal performance reviews and engaging in staff development initiatives
- Experience taking appropriate action to deal with investigations, progressive disciplines and performance management issues on a timely basis and liaising with Human Resources as appropriate
- Experience in leading, coaching and supporting a multi-functional team and a demonstrated ability to provide clean instruction and to monitor work progress
- Demonstrated knowledge of PIDAC best practices for environmental cleaning for prevention and control of infections in healthcare
- Effective knowledge of computer skills and programs (Excel, Word, Outlook)

- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Ability to work as a team member and team leader
- Ability to work effectively under pressure
- A leader and advocate for recycling and greening initiatives
- Strong conflict management skills including the ability to handle difficult situations
- Ability to effectively and positively adapt to change
- Solid judgement, analysis and problem solving initiatives
- Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills and a strong ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Strong customer service orientation and attention to detail are essential
- Able to work on call hours

Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.


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