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Housekeeper

Environmental Services Greenville, TX
  • Depends on experience
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital and outer buildings.

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English.
  • Must be able to follow instructions to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to work with the following equipment: mops, vacuums, brooms, buckets, cleaning chemicals, linen carts, wall washing kits, floor machines, buffers, scrubbers, wet vacuums, extractors and waste compacting equipment as assigned.
  • Requires physical and mental stamina: prolonged walking, standing, carrying, pushing, pulling, squatting, and stooping. Requires hearing and visual activity.
  • Subject to stress, frustration, and fatigue.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of chemicals, heat and water
  • Hours may be adjusted as required to meet Hospital/Patient needs. Some overtime required.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the HMHD Compliance Plan.
  • Conduct reflects HMHD’s values and a commitment to HMHD’s Code of Conduct.
  • Attends the required corporate integrity and compliance training and education programs.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in understanding the materials presented during the corporate integrity and compliance training and education program.
  • Complies with all HIPAA standards.
  • Maintains established hospital policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors.
  • Polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and restrooms. 
  • Cleans vents, fans and other equipment using a vacuum cleaner.  Cleans fixtures, tops of windows, door-frames, and high areas.
  • Performs floor care duties to include:  Polishing floors using buffing machines, stripping or scrubbing and refinishing floors, vacuuming, spot cleaning, shampooing and extracting carpeted areas as assigned.
  • Removes waste and soiled linen from work areas and place them in specified bags and containers.
  • Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares rooms for new occupants: follow UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS. Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of restrooms.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.  Volunteers for special hospital and community events.
  • Duties when assigned as Team Lead.
  • Be the first point of contact for any housekeeping issues.
  • Deal with any immediate staff issues that arise – escalating and seeking support from Manager where required.
  • Ensuring a swift response to cleaning emergencies or priorities that arise.
  • Ensure staff are working appropriately in designated areas.
  • Supervise housekeeping team when manager is not on duty.
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