Housekeeper I @ Plano Job

Children's Health - Housekeeping Careers

Job Number: 43882

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 2-22-2017

Description:

Position Summary

This job is responsible for cleaning of floors in corridors and other assigned areas to meet established cleanliness and infection control standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete routine cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods. Duties may include, but are 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.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Licenses & certifications

Experience

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

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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