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Housekeeping Director

Job Description

The Georgia department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Housekeeping Director at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah (please visit www.garegionalsavannah.com for more information about the hospital).

Job Responsibilities & Performance:

Directs the planning, development, scheduling and implementation of various and specialized environmental services provided to the hospital. Establishes appropriate objectives and priorities for the department in support of overall hospital goals; communicates objectives and priorities to employees; updates objectives as business needs change. (Performed by all incumbents). Creates and maintains a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a strong team orientation. Participates as a member of the hospital management team in order to coordinate and integrate the efforts of the department with the rest of the hospital. Develops and administers program budgets which ensure continuity and quality of services for the department. Develops and presents in-service and other educational programs. Develops Environmental Service policies that support overall hospital objectives and ensure compliance with applicable State and Federal laws. Reviews JCAHO, Federal, State, and other regulatory agency information for assigned area to direct the Quality Improvement activities of the department. Maintains professional behavior when completing tasks and interacting with others as a team member. Readily accepts special projects. Maintains professional knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals and other literature and attending related seminars, conferences and the like. Develops Environmental Service policies that support overall hospital objectives and ensure compliance with applicable State and Federal laws. Develops and administers program budgets which ensure continuity and quality of services for the department.

Qualifications

One year of experience at the level of a supervisor in the area of assignment OR One year of experience at the lower level or position equivalent (FES042)

Preferred Qualifications

Two years of experience in a supervisory capacity in an institutional housekeeping or similar program, which involved coordination of housekeeping with other institutional support services, and required some responsibility for purchasing, warehousing/supplies, performance management, and other functions related to housekeeping management. Strong writing and verbal communications skills.

Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills And Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 12 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: grhs_hr@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Housekeeping Director If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.