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J&J Worldwide Service Linen Supervisor in Bethesda, Maryland


General Summary

Position coordinates the work of employees engaged in the handling of soiled and clean linens of the medical center to ensure linen inventory and cleanliness is appropriately maintained. Directly supervises non-exempt staff.

Essential Duties

  • Assigns tasks to linen services aides and monitors progress.

  • Spot checks employees’ work to ensure compliance with standards; performs daily performance inspections of assigned areas.

  • Identifies new supplies and materials required for linen handling and coordinates the requisitions with the purchaser.

  • Resolves issues or complaints among or in regards to linen services aides.

  • Monitors employee workloads and notifies management of anticipated increase in workloads.

  • Provides training for linen services aides.

  • Issues supplies and equipment.

  • Ensures staff members utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) as appropriate and perform in compliance with established safety procedures.

Other Responsibilities

  • Ensures staff members are attired in appropriate uniform and badge in compliance with Company policies.

  • May also perform some maintenance at facility.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in all phases of housekeeping

  • Certified Executive Housekeeper (CEH) certification through International Executive Housekeeping Association preferred

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Ability to understand contract terms

  • Knowledge of hospital aseptic cleaning and requirements

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills

  • May require some experience in basic maintenance

Work Environment

  • Works in office areas as well as throughout the facility.

  • Physical demands include intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and lifting. stooping, kneeling, climbing, pushing, pulling, reaching, and other use of hands; occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. and moving of furniture required.

  • Operation of motorized equipment, such as floor stripping, buffing and deep cleaning machines.

  • Occasional exposure to chemicals such as cleaning solutions; minimal exposure to blood and other bodily fluids.

This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)