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2Dec

Housekeeper-Environmental Services

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital,

Overview

We are looking for a PRN staff to work in our EVS department. Work hours will vary per required need of the department. As a PRN employee you will be required to work a minimum of (1) 8 hour shift per pay period, (2) weekends per year and (1) holiday per year. You will receive a 10% PRN premium for all hours worked. 

 

Provides housekeeping services throughout the hospital, including daily cleaning of patient rooms (plus transfer and discharge), and precaution room cleaning, Duties include vacuuming, dusting, disinfecting, mopping, general cleaning and other related tasks. Also completes a variety of set-ups and special events per departmental requests.

Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

 

 

 

 

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

·         Prior housekeeping/Environmental Service training/experience

·         Prior experience in a patient setting

·         Prior Customer Service experience

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·         Customer/patient focused

·         Interpersonal skills

·         Ability to read, speak and understand English.

·         Basic computer and Microsoft Office skills.

·         Ability to safely use a ladder.

 

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

 

Responsibilities

Housekeeping

  • Vacuums, sweeps, and dry- or wet-mops public and private areas.
  • Properly performs high and low dusting.
  • Operates walk-behind or riding floor scrubber.
  • Operates trash compactor and box crusher.
  • Cleans light fixtures & vents, and changes cubicle curtains.
  • Ensures EVS cleaning carts, equipment and closets are kept clean and properly stocked.
  • Handles soiled linen, trash, and biohazards appropriately. Safely delivers biohazard trash, pharmaceutical waste, and sharps containers to storage areas; labels and tapes boxes; and prepares for pickup.
  • Cleans spills containing blood or bodily fluids as trained.
  • Wears proper PPE as needed/required.
  • Cleans assigned areas to department expectations.
  • Follows proper lifting, pushing, pulling techniques.

Communication

  • Communicates in a clear and positive manner with patients and families, as well as physicians and other clinical staff.
  • Communicates regularly with coworkers between shifts.
  • Effectively communicates with customers to provide a safe workplace – verbally and through proper usage of signage (“wet floor” sign, etc.) and to share information about the placement of furniture, equipment, and electrical cords during the project.

Technical / Administrative

  • Effectively utilizes computer to complete assigned tasks through UPH interface system and check email, Intranet, and benefits portal.
  • Completes daily schedule sheets and turns in at end of shift.
  • Reports work orders to Maintenance or Biomed for broken equipment.


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Work Type: As Needed
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ID 774845
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Categories
Health Care
EMSI Skills Biological Hazards
Customer Service
Intranet
Microsoft Office
Mopping
Personal Protective Equipment
Pharmaceuticals
Benefits

Preferred Candidates

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