HOUSEKEEPER

Updated: 2 months ago

Job ID
15945249
Category
Environmental / Facilities
Department
Environmental Services
Location
Albuquerque, NM
Date posted
07/16/2022

Position Summary:Clean and services building areas. Perform a variety of environmental services duties in order to maintain the hospital in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition. Perform routine manual work in the cleaning of the hospital and the surrounding grounds. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. No patient care assignment.Accountability:

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Select cleaning materials and supplies and prepare solutions according to procedure

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Load service carts and transport to work area

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean assigned areas by washing furniture, tile, fixtures, and equipment with germicidal cleaning solutions

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean assigned areas by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, ventilators, patient televisions, and windows; strips and apply floor finish and polishes floors

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Sweep and mops floor areas, vacuums carpets, spot-cleans carpets, using appropriate solutions, and arrange furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning assigned area

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Request cleaning supplies and equipment as needed

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Operate various types of cleaning equipment both mechanical and electrical

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean equipment and notify manager of equipment needing repair

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Report safety hazards to manger

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Return unused supplies to janitor closet or department, clean carts and equipment; ensure all items are properly replaced

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Climb ladder to hang cubicle drapes, window drapes, or reach high areas for other cleaning purposes

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Collect waste from all areas of the hospital, sanitize all garbage cans, and keep compactor area sanitized

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Collect or distribute soiled or clean linen

  • HOUSEKEEPING - May collect hazardous waste as established by Infection Control Committee

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Transport infectious waste in a special closed container to the waste garage for sterilization before disposal

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean Isolation Room after patient has been discharged

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Arrange furniture for meetings, workshops, and community affairs

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean, mop, scrub or sweep floors, stairways and hallways

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Remove old finish from floors and re-coat with floor finish as needed or assigned

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Operate vacuum suction machines to clean flooded areas

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean, wash, dust or polish, hardware, brass, furniture, mirrors, lighting fixtures, windows, window sill, screens, vents, radiators, exteriors of cabinets and equipment

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Clean patient rooms thoroughly; perform duties, such as mopping floors, washing furniture, scrubbing plastic cushions & bed frames, cleaning & washing bathroom fixtures, dusting overhead & bed lamps, making beds & performing other general cleaning work

  • HOUSEKEEPING - Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned, such as vacuuming and shampooing rugs, lifting and moving furniture and other heavy projects

  • RELATED WORK - May be called upon at times to perform other similar or related duties not included in this job description

  • Education Requirements:
  • Less than high school

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 1/2 year (6 months) directly related experience

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculosis testing is completed upon hire and additionally as required

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Med Haz: Mod exposure to chemicals, dangerous equipment and/or materials requiring basic safety precautions

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