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Steward Health Care System Housekeeping - Per Diem in Fall River, Massachusetts

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

C ompassion

A ccountability

R espect

E xcellence

S tewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you

POSITION SUMMARY:

Cleans and sanitizes rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas following established policies and procedures necessary to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the hospital. Other related duties as assigned

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleans and sanitizes patient rooms and other areas effectively

  • Utilizes the ten step cleaning approach to deliver a clean and safe environment.

  • Shower rooms are cleaned, disinfected and aesthetically maintained

  • Utility rooms and hampers are cleaned, disinfected and maintained appropriately

  • Water is changed after cleaning a maximum of three rooms or when water is visibly soiled

  • Maintains the housekeeping cart in a clean, neat order

  • Stocks up housekeeping cart for the next shift

  • Insures all working equipment is cleaned and polished

  • Commodes are properly cleaned and disinfected

  • Paper band is placed around commode seat after cleaning to indicate cleanliness and readiness for patient utilization

  • IV poles are cleaned and disinfected properly

  • Patient chairs and furniture is disinfected and aesthetically cleaned

  • Notifies supervisor of damaged furniture, soiled curtains or other areas that need attention

  • Exercises protective equipment controls when dealing with bloodborne pathogens

  • Wears protective equipment to ensure own safety when handling blood and bloody fluids

  • Complies with guidelines in the handling and disposal of infectious waste

  • Follows proper procedure on the cleaning and disinfecting of contaminated areas

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

    Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED preferred. Elementary level required

    Minimum Work Experience: None

    Other skills and abilities: Ability to follow oral and written direction

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