Housekeeper I - Per Diem
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
StewardshipPOSITION SUMMARY: * According to established procedures, cleans and services all areas of facility. Moves furniture, equipment and supplies in and around hospital departments, and performs a variety of environmental services duties to maintain the hospital in a neat, orderly and sanitary condition.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: * 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. * Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment. 1. Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external). 2. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed. * Performs other duties as assigned
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: * Ability to read, write, and communicate in English. * Previous experience preferred. * Must be able to prioritize work under busy conditions and in high traffic areas.