Housekeeper I Job

Children's Health - Housekeeping Careers

Job Number: 51118

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 2-22-2017

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for cleaning of floors in corridors and other assigned areas to meet established cleanliness and infection control standards.

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete routine cleaning functions in assigned areas including but not limited to, dusting, vacuuming, gathering and disposing of trash and waste materials, removing linens, cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms and/or patient rooms, cleaning and disinfecting fixtures, wet mopping and other similar duties.
  • Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and have repairs made as needed.
  • Take corrective action for unsatisfactory cleanliness when observed in any area of the hospital, i.e., removing litter in public areas
  • Utilize bed tracking system to identify cleaning needs; respond to pager or overhead pages, and assist in cleaning of emergency spills, observed or upon request.
  • Stock, deliver, and install needle containers throughout assigned area.
  • Ability to meet physical and non-physical demands as outlined in the job description is an essential function of the job.

EXPERIENCE:

Six (6) months to one (1) year of previous housekeeping experience.

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent Preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess the ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner on the phone and in person
  • Must possess the ability to read and speak English
  • Must possess the ability to interact effectively with peers, patients/patient families, and other customers in a manner that represents Children's positively
  • Must possess the ability to maintain regular, reliable and punctual attendance
  • Must possess the ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Medium - Exerting 20-60 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly..


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