Position Title: HOUSEKEEPER

Internal Close Date: 11/25/2020
Requisition Number: 15326801
Position Code: 347
Department: Environmental Services
FTE Status: 1
Position Type: BUDGETED
Shift: Days
Salary Range: Market competitive, based on experience

Internal applicants - please refer to the job description on the Compensation Department intranet site for wage rate information.

Position Summary:
Clean and services building areas. Perform a variety of environmental services duties in order to maintain the hospital in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition. Perform routine manual work in the cleaning of the hospital and the surrounding grounds. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. No patient care assignment.
Accountability:
  • HOUSEKEEPING - Select cleaning materials and supplies and prepare solutions according to procedure

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Load service carts and transport to work area

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean assigned areas by washing furniture, tile, fixtures, and equipment with germicidal cleaning solutions

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean assigned areas by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, ventilators, patient televisions, and windows; strips and apply floor finish and polishes floors

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Sweep and mops floor areas, vacuums carpets, spot-cleans carpets, using appropriate solutions, and arrange furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning assigned area

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Request cleaning supplies and equipment as needed

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Operate various types of cleaning equipment both mechanical and electrical

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean equipment and notify manager of equipment needing repair

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Report safety hazards to manger

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Return unused supplies to janitor closet or department, clean carts and equipment; ensure all items are properly replaced

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Climb ladder to hang cubicle drapes, window drapes, or reach high areas for other cleaning purposes

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Collect waste from all areas of the hospital, sanitize all garbage cans, and keep compactor area sanitized

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Collect or distribute soiled or clean linen

  • HOUSEKEEPING - May collect hazardous waste as established by Infection Control Committee

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Transport infectious waste in a special closed container to the waste garage for sterilization before disposal

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean Isolation Room after patient has been discharged

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Arrange furniture for meetings, workshops, and community affairs

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean, mop, scrub or sweep floors, stairways and hallways

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Remove old finish from floors and re-coat with floor finish as needed or assigned

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Operate vacuum suction machines to clean flooded areas

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean, wash, dust or polish, hardware, brass, furniture, mirrors, lighting fixtures, windows, window sill, screens, vents, radiators, exteriors of cabinets and equipment

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean patient rooms thoroughly; perform duties, such as mopping floors, washing furniture, scrubbing plastic cushions & bed frames, cleaning & washing bathroom fixtures, dusting overhead & bed lamps, making beds & performing other general cleaning work

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned, such as vacuuming and shampooing rugs, lifting and moving furniture and other heavy projects

  • RELATED WORK - May be called upon at times to perform other similar or related duties not included in this job description

  • Education Requirements:
  • Less than high school

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 1/2 year (6 months) directly related experience

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Med Haz: Mod exposure to chemicals, dangerous equipment and/or materials requiring basic safety precautions