Housekeeper - Environmental Services days/weekends
Nashoba Valley Medical Center has an opening for a full-time day Housekeeper. Must be available to work weekends as well as M-F.
Selects cleaning materials and supplies and prepares chemicals according to procedure.
Loads maid's carts and transports to work area. Cleans assigned areas by washing furniture, tile, fixtures, and equipment with germicidal cleaning solutions.
Cleans assigned areas by washing high touch areas, such as door knobs, handrails, telephone, wall plates, light switches, light pull cords, housing on monitors, walls, door, ceilings, vents, televisions and windows.
Sweeps and mops floor areas, vacuums carpets, spot cleans carpets using appropriate solutions, and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning assigned areas.
Requests cleaning supplies and equipment as needed.
Operates various types of cleaning equipment both mechanical and electrical. Cleans equipment and notifies manager of equipment needing repair.
Reports safety hazards to manager.
Cleans carts and equipment and ensures all items are replaced in an orderly manner.
May climb ladder to hang cubicle drapes, windows drapes in an orderly manner. May collect waste from all areas of responsibility. May collect hazardous waste as established by policy. Cleans isolation rooms during patient stay and following discharged.
Cleans in operating suites using proper cleaning solutions and as prescribed by departmental procedures.
Arranges furniture for meetings. May be asked to assist with the delivery of laundry carts to patient areas.
The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. Duty sheets for each area of responsibility have been established and will be communicated to the employee during the orientation period
Job Requirements: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, preferred. Some work related experience preferred but willing to train. Ability to read, write, and communicate in English. Hours and Shifts varied and as needed.
Important COVID message
Please note, Nashoba Valley Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.