Coordinator, Housekeeping Services

City Abbotsford
Job ID 2022-24504
Corporate Professionals - Non-Clinical - Other Positions
Posting Date
4 days ago(8/4/2022 12:40 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Housekeeping Services
Salary at Time of Posting
$30.32-$43.58 per hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


We have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity for a Coordinator, Housekeeping Services to join our team at Cottage-Worthington Pavilion located in Abbotsford, BC. This relief role is available until July 2023 or until return of incumbent.


Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.


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Detailed Overview

Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:

The Coordinator, Housekeeping Services, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of housekeeping services and staff within designated site. Participates in program and service delivery, planning, implementation and evaluation.  Participates in the monitoring, analysis and reporting of quality assurance and control imperatives for housekeeping services.  Coordinates the implementation of new systems, initiatives, policies and procedures.  Participates on various committees as required.


  1. Administers housekeeping service staff within designated site by coordinating recruitment and hiring, establishing schedules and work assignments, determining training and orientation requirements, overseeing and monitoring performance evaluations, taking corrective action when necessary up to and including dismissal.

  2. Participates in the development of evaluation criteria for newly developed and/or on-going housekeeping services. Provides input into organizational structures to ensure the operational needs of designated site are reflected.

  3. Provides input into the development and implementation of Housekeeping Services policies and procedures. Coordinates the implementation of new and/or revised policies and procedures, and monitors compliance.

  4. Participates in the planning and management of operating budget for assigned area.  Ensures efficient utilization of financial resources.  Completes variance analyses of the allocated budget and reports significant variances.  Makes recommendations for budgetary adjustments.

  5. Promotes sound interdepartmental relationships through effective communication with user departments to maintain and/or improve services, facilitate consensus and resolve issues.

  6. Participates in the monitoring, analysis, and reporting of quality assurance and control imperatives for housekeeping services. Assists in implementing, managing and conducting audit programs such as visual, observational, ATP, UV marker, hand hygiene, etc.  Analyzes audit data with Manager and assists with the development and follow-up actions as required.

  7. Interprets and administers collective agreements.  Participates in the investigation of, and response to grievances and routine, confidential employee issues, and participates in Third Party hearings as required.

  8. Ensures staff and department in compliance with all relevant FH policies and procedures (i.e. infection control, health and safety).

  9. Participates on committees and working groups as required.


Education and Experience

Diploma in Business Administration or a related discipline, plus a minimum three (3) recent related experience in a healthcare environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities

LEADS Capabilities:
Demonstrates the LEAD capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.

Professional/Technical Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, organize and problem solve.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to be effective in an environment subject to continuous change.

  • Working knowledge of applicable regulations, legislation and collective agreements.

  • Computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheets and database programs.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.


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