Avante Care of Hollywood -
Purpose: To oversee and direct the functioning of facility
building systems including mechanical, electrical, fire/life
safety, elevators (if applicable), grounds and relationship with
contractors for renovation projects in accordance with current
federal, state and local standards. Ensure that the facility is
maintained in a safe and comfortable condition. To plan, organize
and develop and direct the overall operation of the Housekeeping
and Laundry Department in accordance with current federal, state
and local standards governing the facility, and as may be directed
by the Administrator, to ensure that the facility is maintained in
a clean, safe, sanitary and comfortable manner and to ensure that
an adequate supply of laundry and linens are on hand at all times
to meet the needs of the residents.
Qualifications: Must be knowledgeable of boilers, compressors,
generators and mechanical, low and high voltage/electrical breakers
updated location of panels and plumbing systems.
Must be knowledgeable of building codes, EPA Certification and
Must be knowledgeable of life safety regulations preferably in a
healthcare environment in accordance with the AHCA Standards and
National Fire Protection Act (NFPA).
Training in environmental control and operation of laundry
equipment practices and procedures.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must speak and understand English.
Previous experience in a supervisory capacity.
Positive attitude toward the elderly.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including
Outlook, Excel, Word and the internet. Past experience with and
proficiency with computerized property management systems
Essential Job Functions: Responsibilities include but are not
limited to the following: Ensure proper maintenance, performance,
condition and reliability of all plumbing, mechanical and
electrical equipment including emergency generators, critical and
life safety equipment through regular inspection and scheduled
Ensure the maintenance of the interior and exterior of the building
and grounds including painting and landscaping upkeep to enhance
Oversee the maintenance of the facility service/door locks and all
other security hardware to ensure building safety and security.
Ensure compliance with established safety and infection control
policies and procedures.
Assist in establishing and maintaining a preventive maintenance
program and coordinate maintenance services with other
Ensure compliance with fire and safety codes and promptly report
accident/incident reports and equipment damaged to management.
Ensure external contractor services are properly completed and
supervised in accordance with contract.
Oversee the Maintenance, Housekeeping and Laundry Departments.
Develops employee daily cleaning work schedules.
Plans and coordinates all cleaning, floor care, room set-up,
hazardous waste/trash/recycle removal and furniture move
Maintain communication with fire, building and Life Safety
Order equipment and supplies for facility maintenance as
Maintain proper records of equipment repairs, purchases and other
Maintain proper records of State regulated Life Safety requirements
according to National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) and state
Serve on facility safety committee and provide reports on
maintenance activities through company online safety system
Respond to and be available for all facility emergency calls.
Staff Development Functions Develop and participate in planning,
conducting and scheduling training, orientation and in-service
educational activities for facility personnel; ensure that facility
services personnel are performing required duties and that
appropriate procedures are being followed; maintain professional
competence through participation in continuing education programs,
seminars and training programs; and, ensure that all facility
services personnel attend and participate in Hazardous
Communication and Universal Precautions training programs prior to
reporting to work to assignments.
Avante provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all
employees and applicants for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, Veterans' status, national origin, gender
identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, disability,
gender, genetic information or any other category protected by law.
In addition to federal requirements, Avante complies with
applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in
employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
training. Avante expressly prohibits any form of workplace
harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age,
genetic information, disability, Veterans' status or any other
category protected by law. Improper interference with the ability
of Avante's employees to perform their job duties may result in
discipline, up to and including, discharge.