Housekeeper

Camp Recovery Covington, LA
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

CLEANING RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performs routine cleaning of patient rooms, nursing units, offices, and clinical areas, waiting areas, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms and corridors in a clean, neat and sanitary manner.

* Replenishes supplies as needed.

* Transports trash and hazardous waste material to appropriate disposal areas.

* Completes work assignments in a timely manner.

* Assists visitors with directions when requested.

* Maintains patient confidentiality.

SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Observes safety precautions at all times.

* Maintains age specific safety precautions including: Small or sharp objects or tools that may injure patients or visitors will be left unattended.

* Utilizes the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure.

* Follows all infection control practices including hand washing techniques, standard precautions and isolation precautions.

* Cleaning carts are within visual contact of employee at all times. Environmental Services closet is locked at all times.

* Hallways and pathways are clear of debris, cleaning equipment and tolls at all times.

* Reports safety hazards as appropriate.

EDUCATION/ QUALITY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Maintains set quality standards when performing job duties.

* Maintains regulatory requirements.

* Appearance is neat and clean.

* Wears identification while on duty; uses the punch time system correctly.

* Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.

* Attends annual review and departmental in services, as scheduled.

* Attends at least one staff meeting annually; reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

Ability to write simple correspondence.

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