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Candler County Hospital, P.O. Box 597, 400 Cedar Street, Metter, GA 30439
Fax: 912-685-3905 Email: kanthony@candlercountyhospital.com


QUALIFIED CANDIDATES’ APPLICATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE APPROPRIATE MANAGER. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS OTHER THAN THOSE POSTED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Housekeeper- Full-Time

Job Type
Fulltime
Category
Non-Clinical
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Metter, GA
Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
Performs cleaning of all patient/resident care and public areas in the organization. Responsible for the operation and general upkeep of the facility and housekeeping equipment.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of this job description include but are not limited to:

  • Performs sanitizing and disinfecting work throughout the hospital and clinics in patient care areas, exam rooms, waiting rooms, restrooms, offices, meeting rooms, etc.
  • Performs general cleaning tasks such as but not limited to trash/recycling/biohazard removal, dusting, wet wiping, glass cleaning, vacuuming, spotting, polishing and mopping.
  • Adds and performs sections of "Detail Cleaning" such as wiping ceiling vents, high/low dusting, wiping furniture, edge vacuuming and baseboard cleaning.
  • Performs basic equipment care, checks for wear and damage on assigned equipment.
  • Complies with department Quality Control Reports and makes corrections to work quality quickly.
  • Must stay current and knowledgeable on proper disinfection practices and infection control requirements by following Burke Medical Center standards and techniques for infection reduction.
  • Performs light extraction carpet cleaning and scrubbing of safety flooring using automated equipment.
  • Observes and inspects assigned areas for maintenance and security needs and reports needed repairs as soon as possible.
  • Keeps paper and chemical supplies stored in work rooms neat and organized. Keeps Housekeeping cart clean and stocked.
  • Follows the rules and intent of the department's regulations and safety guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean, safe and orderly environment throughout the department and the organization.
  • Maintains competency.
  • Creates and maintains a positive and trustworthy community image and respectful attitude.
  • Possesses a strong customer and service to others orientation.
  • Participates in team approach throughout the organization.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned in an efficient, effective and cost conscious manner, complying with all hospital policies, procedures, and regulations

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATION and EDUCATIONAL AND /OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred. Minimum one year experience in related field.

 

WORK RELATIONSHIP:

  • Reports directly to the Environmental Services Director.
  • Works regularly with other members of Environmental Services staff.
  • Occasional contact with staff in all departments of the organization.
     

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

Standing, kneeling/squatting, pushing/pulling wheelchairs, stretchers, clients, furniture, and equipment, reaching, carrying, and should be able to lift 25 pounds using proper lifting techniques.  Employees may be exposed to infectious diseases, blood borne pathogens, and the potential for physical harm. Clients who are confused or combative may increase the likelihood for this potential. The event of a physical plant hazard could increase the risk as well.  Must be able to deal with the day-to-day routine stress caused by working with ill patients, anxious families, physicians, and other health care providers.  May be able to deal with stress caused by emergency or critical situations when the need arises.  May be exposed to unpleasant odors at any time.

Candler County Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace