Housekeeper - offsite locations
Company: Methodist Hospitals Inc.
Posted on: August 5, 2022
All Hospital staff starting after March 15, 2022 will be required
to have received, one dose of a single-dose vaccine or at least the
first dose of a multiple-dose vaccine series, or have been granted
a qualifying exemption, or identified as having a temporary delay
as recommended by the CDC prior to providing any care, treatment or
other services for the Hospital and/or its patients. The vaccine
will be administered by the Hospital if the new staff member does
not provide a valid vaccination card.Under the direct supervision
of the Supervisor, performs various housekeeping duties in an
assigned area of the Hospital to ensure a clean, fresh, safe, and
esthetically pleasing environment. Performs listed duties daily -
following a duty list for an assigned area. Attends meetings and
uses a checklist to ensure all areas are completed at the end of
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions) As
schedule allows, Housekeeping cleans the rooms/areas in which
patient equipment is stored, i.e., IV Poles, Blood Pressure Pumps
and Temperature Pumps. Responsible for removing regular and
infectious waste as needed. Responsible for maintaining the
cleanliness of the compactor area. Relocate carefully and
completely furniture, equipment and boxes instructed to designated
locations. Assist floor finishers as directed by Supervisor.
Reports any security issues to Supervisor promptly 100% of the
time. Required communicating all concerns to Supervisor promptly.
Reports any assigned work not completed to Supervisor at end of
shift. Reports safety hazards to Supervisor daily and uses checkout
forms to record all discharge rooms cleaned daily. Return all
carts, equipment, key pagers and unused supplies to Storeroom in
clean condition at end of shifts. Follows work rules 100% of the
time. Uses chemicals and supplies as trained and accordingly to
manufacturer's recommendations 100% of the time. Strip and makes
patient room beds for dismissal cleaning daily. Dry and wet mop all
floors daily with approved cleaning agent. Polishes all stainless
steel weekly and on an as needed basis. Performs clean up of spills
wherever assigned and/or observed. Replaces in room needle
containers when necessary. Uses Bed-Tracking system property 100%
of the time. Uses step cleaning method consistently. Dusts all
horizontal and vertical surfaces daily with an approved cleaning
agent. Spot cleans walls as necessary. Damp wipe all patient room
furniture daily using approved cleaning agent. Cleans all porcelain
and metal fixtures in restrooms daily with an approved cleaning
agent. Cleans shower rooms and stalls daily. Replenish all paper
and soap supplies in dispensers daily. Clean all mirrors and
windows daily with approved cleaning agent. Performs duties daily
following a checklist for an assigned area using proper chemicals,
equipment and technique. Checks cart before leaving Central
Storeroom to make sure that cart has necessary equipment and
supplies. Vacuum all carpeting daily where applicable. Performs
buffing duties as assigned per duty list. Completes and turns in
all checklists are used 100% of the time. Meets written standards
of cleanliness 100% of the time.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS (Minimum Requirements)KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
* Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
* Must be able to work as part of a group.
* High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required
* 1 year Environmental Services Preferred
STANDARDS OF BEHAVIORMeets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in
Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations
knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security,
confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family,
organizational and other medical information. Understands and
supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to
federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing
ethical business practices for healthcare providers.DISCLAIMER -
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
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