White River Medical Center (Health System)
Housekeeper Job in Batesville, AR
Job Summary: To perform cleaning functions in assigned area to maintain a sanitary, attractive, and orderly environment.
+ Provides Safe Clean Environment - The Aide I:
+ Utilizes equipment, supplies and warning signs to ensure clean, safe environment
+ Responds appropriately in emergency codes and situations
+ Responds appropriately to hazardous material spills
+ Operates laundry equipment following set guidelines to ensure clean safe environment
+ Routine Procedures - The Aide I:
+ Completes routine cleaning assignments thoroughly and within deadlines
+ Completes discharges using time management skills
+ Maintains infection control and safe work habits.
+ Performs wet/dry mop procedures correctly
+ Cleans patient rooms, toilets, ancillary areas, support areas, offices, windows,
+ Doors, blinds, and maintains the laundry cleanliness as scheduled.
+ Performs terminal cleaning as assigned
+ Washes linen, maintains wash room areas, provides a clean and productive flow of linen to finishing departments.
+ Weighs and sorts soiled linen for proper wash load.
+ Properly maintain chemicals supply to washers and reports problems as they occur
+ Accountability - The Aide I:
+ Works independently, with evidence of time management
+ Keeps supervisor informed
+ Remains accessible at all times and notifies supervisor when leaving assigned area
+ Reads memorandums and initials as posted on departmental bulletin boards
+ Utilizes cost containment practices
+ P erforms other duties as assigned .
+ Policy and Procedure - The Aide I
+ Follows hospital and department policy
+ Meets WRMC's attendance expectations as defined in the Human Resources
+ Policy/Procedure Manual
+ Adheres to WRMC's Dress Code Policy
+ Interpersonal Relations - The Aide I:
+ Communicates effectively at all levels
+ Use AIDET in approaching all customers
+ Maintains positive public image
+ Maintains patient confidentiality at all times
+ General Education - The Aide I:
+ Attends all required education
+ Attends 75% of departmental meetings
Education: Must be able to read, write, and perform simple math. High School diploma or GED preferred.
+ Previous related experience is desirable
+ Concern for detail cleaning and attention is required
+ Good vision is required
+ Performs routine repetitive tasks on a continuous basis
+ Involves some duties outside building e.g.. windows, entrances
+ Involves prolonged walking, standing, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders
+ Able to push, pull and/or lift up to 50 pounds and operate all equipment
+ Involves strenuous activity throughout shift; light duty performance is not available
+ Able to withstand prolonged contact with water and cleaning agents
+ Able to work flexible hours and weekends as needed
+ Possible exposure to biological, chemical, and infectious hazardous materials
+ Must be able to report to work fit for duty and free of any adverse effects of illegal drugs, medical marijuana, prescription medication, and/or alcohol.
+ Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with other individuals.