Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital and outer buildings.
Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the HMHD Compliance Plan.
Conduct reflects HMHD’s values and a commitment to HMHD’s Code of Conduct.
Attends the required corporate integrity and compliance training and education programs.
Demonstrates proficiency in understanding the materials presented during the corporate integrity and compliance training and education program.
Complies with all HIPAA standards.
Maintains established hospital policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance programs, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors. Polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and restrooms. Cleans vents, fans and other equipment using a vacuum cleaner. Cleans fixtures, tops of windows, door-frames, and high areas.
Performs floor care duties to include: Polishing floors using buffing machines, stripping or scrubbing and refinishing floors, vacuuming, spot cleaning, shampooing and extracting carpeted areas as assigned.
Removes waste and soiled linen from work areas and place them in specified bags and containers.
Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares rooms for new occupants: follow UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS. Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of restrooms.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested. Volunteers for special hospital and community events.
Duties when assigned as Team Lead.
Be the first point of contact for any housekeeping issues.
Deal with any immediate staff issues that arise – escalating and seeking support from Manager where required.
Ensuring a swift response to cleaning emergencies or priorities that arise.
Ensure staff are working appropriately in designated areas.
Supervise housekeeping team when manager is not on duty.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Must be able to effectively communicate in English. Must be able to follow instructions to complete tasks in a timely manner. Must be able to work with the following equipment: mops, vacuums, brooms, buckets, cleaning chemicals, linen carts, wall washing kits, floor machines, buffers, scrubbers, wet vacuums, extractors and waste compacting equipment as assigned.
Requires physical and mental stamina: prolonged walking, standing, carrying, pushing, pulling, squatting, and stooping. Requires hearing and visual activity. Subject to stress, frustration, and fatigue. Regularly exposed to the risk of chemicals, heat and water Hours may be adjusted as required to meet Hospital/Patient needs. Some overtime required.