Housekeeping is responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment for all patients, staff members, and visitors. The primary duties will include cleaning the facility, maintaining floors, distributing laundry, and operating mechanical equipment. Assists maintenance as needed.
1. Perform cleaning of patient areas, offices, restrooms, bathrooms, and nurse's stations
2. Maintain carpeted areas and waxed floorings by vacuuming and/or buffing and stripping on a regular basis
3. Maintain security rounds at hourly intervals to physically check the facility, vehicles, and exit doors
4. Keep exterior walkways and parking areas free from debris, ice, and snow
5. Maintain current knowledge of safety policies and procedures for each department and appropriate use of housekeeping chemicals
6. Identify and report any unsafe conditions, and document incidents in a factual and timely manner
7. Receive/count/sort/distribute linen items to patient units, maintain adequate linen levels, and collect soiled linens
8. Clean patient areas upon discharge in preparation for incoming patients
9. Collect and transport various types of waste including municipal, infectious, and recyclable in accordance with regulatory standards
10. Maintain hospital grounds including landscape maintenance.
11. Effectively track continuing education programs.
12. Perform maintenance on light fixtures as required.
13. Participates in own performance process.
14. Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.
15. Perform other duties as requested.
1. High school diploma or equivalent.
2. Two years experience preferred
3. Maintains competence in identified universal, core and critical competencies.
First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
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)