Attendant's responsibilities include maintaining cleanliness of patients' rooms and hospital common areas. Our cleaning program focuses on reducing airborne allergens and contaminates as well as eliminating surface germs, bacteria, and viruses. This position helps ensure the patient's stay is comfortable. They take pride in both the small and big details of maintaining a clean hospital environment. They manage their department well and keep it stocked in order to better serve the public. Their services are never taken for granted. The cleanliness of the hospital is such a critical component of excellent patient care. Assumes other responsibilities as required or directed specific to unit. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.
High School Diploma or Equivalent GED
One (1) year of experience in housekeeping
Sufficient education to read and write English, comprehend and follow verbal and/or written instructions given in English.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing execellent customer service skills.
Knowledge of policies, procedures, relevant equipment, machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
Abililty to work independently and/or in a team setting.
Key Job Responsibilities
Maintains floors on a daily basis in conjunction with Attendants Floor Care.
Performs daily and terminal cleaning of equipment, beds and patient care areas.
Provides and maintains supplies and equipment in all patient care areas.
Recognizes and reacts appropriately to environmental safety factors related to patient care.
Maintains and stores equipment in a clean/safe condition.
Adheres to and supports Unit/Nursing/Hospital policies, procedures and standards.
Demonstrates effective customer relations skills, promotes a positive work environment, and contributes to the overall team effort in meeting customer satisfaction goals.
The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: heavy work - exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity.
The Associate may be required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).
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