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EVS Facility Cleaner Team Lead (FSW III) 1st Shift

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Taunton
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

The Recovery from Addictions Program (RAP) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is currently hiring for the position of EVS Facility Cleaner Team Lead (Facility Service Worker III). The selected candidate will coordinate, supervise, and participate in the cleaning and maintenance of the facility, including directing, and evaluating the work of the employees engaged in general housekeeping tasks.

Work Schedule: 1st shift, Hours 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Alternating weekends: Week 1: Sunday/Thursday, Week 2: Saturday/Wednesday

Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

* Maintains the day-to-day janitorial and housekeeping services to the RAP facility to ensure clean, safe, and proper use of infection controls in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. * Supervises EVS staff in the performance of their varied tasks including scheduling and assignments of individuals, or project crews. * Coordinates and ensures that all work schedules are covered in order to provide effective operational support. * Confirms with EVS staff that work performed meets established standards, policies and departmental regulations. * Participates in departmental Quality Improvement programs to ensure regulatory compliance with quality standards. * Collaborates with unit managers as requested to review unit concerns and to remedy any corrective actions. * Provides and facilitates in-service training, departmental orientation for housekeeping staff. * Participates in all employee evaluation performance appraisals, core competencies and any disciplinary processes. * Oversees the ordering and maintains inventory of laundry provided by vendor laundry services. * Confers with supervisor concerning work activities to resolve problems and exchange ideas. * Performs daily housekeeping and cleaning duties as needed, using appropriate supplies and equipment, to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of all areas.

Required Qualifications:

* Skilled in understanding and applying the policies, procedures, rules and regulations governing assigned unit activities. * Knowledge of methods, techniques and safety procedures of institutional housekeeping including the types and uses of materials and equipment used. * Ability to supervise and coordinate the efforts of others in accomplishing work objectives. * Capacity to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects, with or without an accommodation. * Talent for providing oral and written instructions in a precise, understandable manner. * Ability to maintain accurate records.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrated progressive growth in the field of healthcare cleaning or facility maintenance. * Capacity to establish procedures, policies and organizational standards, and the safe use of cleaning agents and equipment. * Skilled in exhibiting initiative, responsibility, flexibility, and leadership. * Demonstrated language skills that allow for two-way communication, effective patient service, coordination with other members of the patient care team. * Proficiency in basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

About the Recovery from Addictions Program (RAP):

The Department of Mental Health (DMH) in collaboration with the Department of Public Health (DPH) Bureau of Substance Addiction Services operates a statewide Recovery from Addictions Program (RAP) for individuals civilly committed by the courts for substance use treatment for up to 90 days ("Section 35 commitment").

The program model will provide acute detoxification and early clinical stabilization services as we help clients develop community-based linkages to outpatient supports and substance use disorder treatment providers. The individuals treated within this program will be linked upon discharge to a range of services within the DPH continuum of care for substance use conditions. RAP provides administrative, medical, clinical, and non-clinical services. Its mission to provide quality client-centered care and recovery-oriented treatment.

DMH Mission Statement:

The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research.

Total Compensation:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

* 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Pre-Hire Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work.

Special Requirements: None

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: State of Massachusetts, Taunton , EVS Facility Cleaner Team Lead (FSW III) 1st Shift, Other , Taunton, Massachusetts

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