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Housekeeper - 2322021

Job Title:  Housekeeper                

Department: Housekeeping 

Full-time 1.0/40 hrs   

Reports to: Chief Operations Officer            

Exempt: ☐    Nonexempt: ☒

Position Available: Immediately             

Bargaining Unit:   United Public Workers        

 

Job Requirements: 

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Operations Officer, is responsible for the general cleaning and sanitation of hospital facilities..

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Empties all trash containers and cleans as needed.

  • Vacuums carpets as needed.

  • Collects all “sharps containers” and locks in the biohazard shelter.

  • Checks water for flowers and potted plants.

  • Cleans basin, mirrors, bathtubs and toilets daily, using disinfectant chemical, wipe dries, refills paper towels and toilet tissue dispensers, as needed.

  • Cleans floors using dust mop and damp mops with disinfectant solution.

  • Cleans showers daily; cleans and polishes furniture daily.

  • Cleans windows and screens, as needed.

  • Follows and abides isolation procedures for Infection Control.

  • Collects laundry on weekends and holidays only, from various departments and takes to laundry department.

  • Checks and refills hand soap containers in all bathroom and sink areas.

  • Scrubs, wipes and wet mops O/R and CSR units.

  • Complies with all hospital and departmental policies and procedures, safety program requirements, corporate compliance program standards of conduct, all applicable statutes, rules and regulations.

  • Maintains skills and knowledge through participation in educational programs.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Training / Educational / Experience Qualifications:

 

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent.  

  2. One year of housekeeping experience preferred.

  3. Must have general understating of housekeeping duties. 


 

Physical, Communication, Mental and Environmental Demands:

 

  1. Must be able to understand and follow instructions for safety.

  2. Continuous standing and walking

  3. Frequent climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling. 

  4. Frequent handling and eye-hand-foot coordination, with some reaching.

  5. Continuous vision use (corrected vision, wide field vision and color vision).

  6. Pushing up to 70 pounds, with frequent pulling, lifting, and carrying to 60 pounds.

  7. High concentration, attention to detail and alertness needed. 

 

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification.  It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required doing this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.