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Housekeeping Aide - Slidell Memorial - Fulltime

Slidell Memorial Hospital
Slidell

Job Description

Slidell Memorial celebrated its 58th anniversary in November 2017, Slidell Memorial Hospital has received several awards that recognize our commitment to compassionate care and a patient-centered culture. As a 229-bed acute care community hospital located in the heart of Slidell, La., they provide access to the latest treatments, technology, and expert physicians. In 2016, Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Health System celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on the continuation of high quality care, cost reduction through coordinating and improving resources, and increased local access to care for the residents of the Slidell community.

This job cleans and services areas such as guest, patient, public, clinical and administrative areas. Responsible for maintaining a clean and aseptic environment.Disinfection Team - Full Time - Sunday-Thursday 2pm -1030pm - Evenings

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 visible 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.

Physical and Environmental Demands:

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Are you ready to make a difference at Slidell Memorial Hospital and the residents of the Slidell community?

Slidell Memorial Hospital endeavors to make our site accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website, or if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us at careers@ochsner.org. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Employment Type

Full time

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