Housekeeping and Laundry Director

Housekeeping and Laundry Director

April 15, 2020

Directs institutional housekeeping and laundry operations for 185 bed skilled nursing facility, 44 Assisted Living Units, 54 Apartments and 88 condos to ensure sanitary, clean, orderly and attractive living conditions that meet or exceed established standards by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates.

QUALIFICATIONS:  To successfully meet or exceed the performance standards of this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or GED. Three or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Creates and maintains an environment that translates the mission of TLRC into actions that are conducive to the maximum well-being of the residents served.
• Assures that services provided are of appropriate quality and are consistent with TLRC philosophical principles.
• Establishes standards and procedures for work of housekeeping and laundry staff.
• Plans work schedules to ensure adequate service.
• Makes periodic inspections of public, resident and work areas.
• Prepares, monitors and controls department budget.
• Prepares and analyzes reports on labor cost and production operations to determine whether operating cost standards are being met.
• Orders/Purchases housekeeping supplies & equipment, linens & laundry supplies, maintaining an adequate inventory at all times.
• Investigates new and improved cleaning/laundry instruments and methods.
• Responsible for the orientation and training of new housekeeping/laundry personnel in accordance with standards and policies of TLRC.
• Inspects work procedures of employees to ensure proper methods are being followed and checks that cleaning agents are used in the prescribed manner and those employees are aware of hazards involved with each chemical they use.
• Makes sure housekeeping/laundry work & storage are kept safe, organized, neat and clean.
• Cleans service areas, windows, stainless steel door panels, door casings, business office, boardroom, hallway walls and other miscellaneous cleaning as necessary.
• Coordinates annual cleaning programs.
• Represents TLRC at professional and allied health organizations, promoting positive relations.
• Participates in TLRC internal committees as designated by the CEO and Care Center Administrator.

Directly supervises 24-27 Housekeeping employees (including 3 Floor Technicians) and 6-8 Laundry employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with TLRC policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

We offer many benefits including:
• Great benefit packages including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life
• Competitive pay
• Paid time off and holiday pay available to use upon hire
• Retirement plan options, with employer matching
• Use of our fitness center
• Fun monthly recognition meetings
• Fun, friendly work environment

If this sounds like a good fit please apply!

Company Info

Company Name
Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community

Company URL

Contact Name
Samantha Steininger




1301 N Highlands Parkway
Tacoma, WA 98406