Housekeeping Aide-Housekeeping

Slidell Memorial Hospital

Job Description

Performs cleaning functions in assigned areas of the facility including patient rooms, staff areas, offices, procedure/exam rooms, and public areas. These functions are completed following prescribed methods and established schedules. Major Duties: Meets organizational expectations as defined by the Employee Standards of Performance, hospital and department policies and procedures, and the hospital's strategic goals. Verbalizes a clear understanding of continuous quality improvement and customer satisfaction measures and actively participates in improvement initiatives. Clean assigned area using only hospital approved methods and chemicals. Maintain assigned area in a clean and sanitary condition free from dirt, dust and other visable soils. Handle regulated medical waste in accordance with applicable regulations. Follow Duty List for assigned area without deviation unless advised by supervisor. Maintain assigned equipment and storage areas properly, keeping it clean and reporting any repair concerns to the supervisor. Utilize BedTracking system to report all discharge cleaning activities. Answer beeper with in 5 minutes of receiving the message. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure smooth operation of the organization. Education/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Preferred: Knowledge of the appropriate use of cleaning chemicals and equipment. High School Diploma or equivalent. Previous housekeeping experience, especially in a healthcare environment. Required: After initial training, must be able to demonstrate the safe and proper use of cleaning chemicals and equipment. Ability to read and write.

Employment Type

Full Time