Performs daily cleaning routine in patient rooms, public areas and ancillary areas. Maintains the healthcare environment in a clean, sanitary and attractive condition for patients, visitors and employees utilizing various cleaning equipment. Collects regulated and non-regulated waste, soiled linens and materials and places in designated locations per regulatory guidelines. In the absence of the Supervisor, employees will seek assistance from the Lead, Housekeeper who acts as liaison for this department to management.
Actively promotes a Lean work culture by performing team member duties to encourage consistent use of LEAN principles and processes, including continually seeking work process improvements. Recognizes the necessity of taking ownership of one's own motivation, morale, performance and professional development. Strives for behavior consistent with being committed to Excela's missions, vision and values.
Essential Functions: Defined as duties specific to the job, that, if removed, would change the entire purpose of the job; to include the Essential Physical Demands and Essential Working Conditions of this position.
I. Core Essential Functions:
Regular, consistent, on-site, and timely attendance.
Cleans and services any assigned hospital area/facility
Performs routine cleaning requests from customers within departmental duties.
Performs daily clean-up and care of equipment and materials, etc.
Meets hospital's established standards of cleanliness
Utilizes department established work patterns and cleaning steps
Collects and transports regulated and non-regulated waste, soiled linens, or materials to designated locations in a manner described in department procedure and per regulatory guidelines
Containers/Liners secured and placed in upright position to prevent spillage
Waste holding areas are cleaned daily.
Obtains, utilizes and replenishes supplies in a cost effective manner according to hospital/department procedure
Accurately records supplies taken/removed on department inventory form.
Records accurate data on all work related forms
Communicates on form as to status of task, verbally to shift charge person.
Assures all requested data fields of forms are completed
II. Specialty Essential Functions:
Follows direction from the charge person
Utilizes resources to prevent damage to all surfaces.
IV. Marginal Functions: Defined as duties that are not essential in nature and do not take a considerable amount of time to complete (less than 10%).
Certification / Licensure / Regulation:
Other Skills and Abilities:
Independent thinking and decision-making ability
Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
Excellent communication and customer services skills
These are job related enhancements that are preferred or would benefit the performance outcome of the job but are not essential or required for the job to exist.
The above job descriptive information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, as an employee may be assigned other duties other than described in this document.