Collective Bargaining Unit: AFSCME 1111 Health and Hospital Systems Posting Salary: 18.849
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
1900 West Polk Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Under supervision, is responsible for providing satisfactory housekeeping services in the hospital complex, perform related duties as required.
Directly supervises the work activities of the Building Service Workers.
Plans and directs the work activities of all housekeeping personnel.
Plans work schedules and assigns hours and area of work to housekeeping personnel in assigned area or as required.
Instructs personnel in the use of new equipment and cleaning methods
Tours hospital buildings on a continuous basis to observe, instruct and correct housekeeping personnel performing their duties to determine that instructions are followed and safety rules are observed.
Inspects Environmental Services equipment used to determine need for new parts, repairs, etc.
Inspects damage to floors, walls, furnishings, fixtures and prepares requisition for maintenance if in need of repairs.
Maintains inventory of necessary materials, supplies and equipment.
Maintains records on housekeeping personnel assigned to areas under his/her supervision.
Prepares a wide variety of reports concerning such topics as attendance of employees, amount of work accomplished in a given time period and operating problems that arise. Familiar with hospital regulations, policies, and procedures, union contracts, disciplinary and grievance procedures.
Maintains a working relationship with administrative personnel in the hospital complex about matters that relate to housekeeping services.
Attends meeting concerning housekeeping services.
High School Diploma or GED (must provide proof at time of interview)
Two (2) years of experience performing environmental services in a large institution. is required
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OFAPPLICATION FIING.
Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge and proficiency of how to operate or use sanitation and maintenance equipment such as a buffer, stripper, etc., cleaning and waxing materials.
Ability to read and write English; to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to organize and schedule work so that it can be complete within the allocated time.
Ability to work effectively with co-workers, Department of Correction staff, and patients.
Ability to plan and supervise the work of and activities of others.
Regular bending, lifting, carrying, pulling, and pushing; ability to lift 40lbs.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.