#006-19 Manager, Housekeeping and Linen Services, Full-time, Alliance Wide

Stratford, ON

POSTING DATE: January 7, 2019                                                                   POSTING #006-19 (Non-Union)
EXPIRY DATE: January 21, 2019

                                                         HURON PERTH HEALTHCARE ALLIANCE
                                                                      NOTICE OF VACANCY

POSITION: MANAGER, HOUSEKEEPING AND LINEN SERVICES
Alliance-Wide
Full-Time Position

POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager Housekeeping and Linen Services provides overall management of the housekeeping staff, and influence and advances a culture of quality and safety in the delivery and daily management of supportive services including but not limited to Housekeeping, Waste Management, Pest Control, the Residence and School Marketed Services and day to day operations. In collaboration with the leadership team, the Manager Housekeeping and Linen Services supports the strategic direction of the organization in achieving and an environment free from infection acquisition and transmission.

REPORTS TO: Director, Housekeeping and Linen Services

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Degree or Diploma in Healthcare Environmental Services Management or equivalent required
- Membership with the Ontario Health-Care Housekeeping Association (OHHA) or Canadian Association of Environmental Management (CAEM) is preferred
- Infection Prevention and Control Novice program or equivalent preferred

Experience:
- Minimum three years’ progressive leadership experience in related field
- Experience in a unionized hospital environment an asset

Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices relative to: Housekeeping, Linen and Laundry and Waste Management and Green/Recycling initiatives
- Demonstrated leadership in the integration of clinical infection control practices, evidence based care and safe quality patient care
- Demonstrated knowledge of the Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Council (PIDAC) standards and their pertinence to Housekeeping Services
- Demonstrated knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a large number of staff in a collaborative environment
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated proficiency in coaching, mentoring, team development, conflict resolution, consultation and interpersonal relationships
- Demonstrated leadership, strategic planning and administrative abilities
- Demonstrated proficiency in advocacy for recycling and green initiatives
- Strong presentation, teaching and group facilitation skills
- Able to effectively and efficiently provide business oriented planning and forecasting
- Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, coach and develop employees during times of change
- Ability to research and implement leading practice, evidence based decision making and quality based programming in order to meet and exceed industry benchmarks and performance metrics
- Experience in a LEAN environment with associated LEAN healthcare education

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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