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Southern Ohio Medical Center
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Job description
  • GENERAL SUMMARY
      Works under the supervision of the Environmental Services Manager. The Housekeeper's primary job function is repetitive cleaning tasks in maintaining assigned hospital area in an attractive, orderly and sanitary condition according to established procedures. While performing the duties of this, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, push/pull equipment, use arm, leg and back muscles for extended periods, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more and occasionally move 400 pounds or more with assistance. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education:

      • Basic Literary Skills required
    • Licensure:

      • None
    • Experience:

      • None
    • Interpersonal Skills:

      • Ability to interact with patients, visitors and all levels of hospital personnel in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Essential Technical/Motor Skills:

      • Must demonstrate capability, knowledge and skill necessary to operate and maneuver pieces of housekeeping equipment required to perform assigned duties.
    • Essential Physical Requirements:

      • Frequently required to stand, walk, push/pull equipment, use arm, leg and back muscles for extended periods, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or more and occasionally transports 300/400 pounds with assistance.
    • Essential Mental Requirements:

      • Sufficient to interact with the general public, patients, visitors, all hospital staff and occasional irregular work schedule. Must be able to concentrate on details and work with or without supervision to meet deadlines. Must have good oral/written communication in understanding and following verbal and/or written instructions. Must be able to operate a computer at a basic level in order to accomplish all required organizational training and check email.
    • Essential Sensory Requirements:

      • Sufficient vision to perform duties.
    • Exposure to Hazards:

      • Daily exposure to chemicals, bio-hazardous and infectious waste.
    • Other:

      • N/A
  • JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
      The following is a summary of the major job duties of this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.
      • Clean all assigned areas using the seven (7) step procedures and in accordance with department policies and procedures.
      • Remove trash from assigned areas. Empty and clean all waste baskets. Remove and properly dispose of infectious waste and/or hazardous waste.
      • Vacuum, sweep, dust and wet mop floors with disinfectant. Vacuum and shampoo carpets as needed and buff floors and recondition as needed.
      • Carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions by applying common-sense understanding.
      • Obtain materials and supplies from designated areas. Restocks supplies on a daily basis.
      • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of environmental services chemicals and their proper use.
      • Report all items in need of repair to Supervisor.
      • Keep equipment, closet and cart neat, clean and organized.
      • Perform project work as assigned.
      • Demonstrates proficiency in all assignment areas.

Location: Southern Ohio Medical Center · Housekeeping
Schedule: Full-Time, Varied Shift

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