Housekeeping Manager / Environmental Services - healthcare facility

  • 2230 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Environmental Services
  • Job Title: Housekeeping Manager
  • Status of Employment: Full Time
  • Shift Type: Days
  • Name of Location/Facility: Joliet Terrace
  • Represented position?: This is a Non-Union position.

Company Description

Housekeeping & Laundry Manager  

  • Schedule:  Monday-Friday, with Manager on Duty (MOD) weekend rotations and, if needed, on call for emergency situations & housekeeping issues 

Joliet Terrace is a 4 star Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) that has 120 Medicaid beds, proudly serving the behavioral/psych population.  

Location:  We are next door to a church & school, we are situation in a quiet area that is 1.5 miles from I-80; a very easy to commute.

Job Description

Housekeeping & Laundry Manager:  officially we title this job a Housekeeping Manager, but in other centers it may be called a Environmental Services Manager, Housekeeping Supervisor, Director of Housekeeping or Guest Services Director

Essential duties: 

  • Supervise and manage housekeeping and laundry personnel so that a clean, orderly and home-like environment is maintained in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations.
  • Participate in the requirement, hiring, orienting, training, disciplining and terminating of housekeeping and laundry personnel.
  • Delegate work assignments so that all areas of the facility, including the outside are maintained
  • Make frequent rounds of the facility to monitor the cleanliness and orderliness, correct any issues immediately and discuss issues with the Administrator.
  • In conjunction with the Administrator,  work to maintain the housekeeping and laundry budget
  • Participate in inspections
  • Maintain the Pest Control Program
  • Perform hands on housekeeping and laundry services
  • Participate in orientation and training of staff
  • All other duties & responsibilities as assigned

What’s in it for you: 

  • High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating
  • Employee recognition & referral programs
  • Annual merit increase opportunities
  • We focus on building relationships with our residents and families.  In time, you may feel like they are your family too.
  • Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo.  We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you.

What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):

  • “I feel like I make a difference here.”
  • “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
  • “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”


Housekeeping & Laundry Manager  

What we need from you:

  • Experience in housekeeping supervisory/manager role is preferred 
  • Prior experience working for a Long Term or Post-Acute Care setting is desirable.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have knowledge of a computer-based documentation system
  • Must be able to read, write in English and understand state and federal regulations regarding sanitation requirements and proper procedures.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus! 
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical

Additional Information

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • PPE:  No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!
  • Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software
  • Temperature screenings and routine health checks
  • And more …

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

  • Join us and love what you do again!


This center is managed by TRANSITIONAL CARE MANAGEMENT.  We currently provide comprehensive management services to 12 inpatient healthcare centers throughout the Chicagoland area. These settings include Long-term Care Skilled Nursing (SNFs), Short-term Care Rehabilitation (100% post acute rehab centers), Intermediate Care (ICFs), and Behavioral Health Service (SMHRFs) centers. 

Each center is unique; offering you a variety of long-term career opportunities.

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