Support Services Housekeeping II 8am-4pm, Every other weekend and rotating holidays - #1626144

Hendricks Regional Health


Date: 23/09/2021
City: Danville, IN
Contract type: Full time
Hendricks Regional Health

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Job Profile Summary:

Provide a positive image of the hospital and medical centers and other hospital owned or managed facilities through maintaining and continually improving a clean, orderly, immaculate and safe work environment. Supports and serves the needs of all our customers: patients, associates, visitors, physicians, volunteers, contractors, vendors, and public, by performing non-clinical tasks in a professional and hospitable manner

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Housekeeping Responsibilities:

  • Apply seven-step cleaning process to maintain optimal cleanliness and safety of assigned areas according to the Support Services Policies/Procedures and Standards
  • High dust
  • Sanitizing and spot cleaning
  • Empty wastebaskets/Removing soiled linen/Change sharps containers
  • Bathroom cleaning
  • Floor dusting/Vacuum
  • Floor sanitizing
  • Your inspection
  • Complete any unscheduled work as directed by supervisor
  • Replenish room supplies
  • Make beds and perform dismissal cleaning as assigned
  • Project cleaning of walls, windows, carpets, furniture, blinds, cubicle curtains, etc
  • Deliver supplies, pharmaceutical supplies, and medical records to Satellite campuses
  • Inspect areas assigned and work performed to ensure cleanliness

2. Laundry/Pack Room Responsibilities:

Clean linen processing:

  • Sort, dry, iron, fold, pack, store and distribute clean linens to designated receiving areas according to applicable policies, procedures and standards
  • Keep linen room/work area in clean and orderly condition
  • Conduct linen inventories
  • Maintain daily linen par levels by area by cart
  • Fill linen orders for satellite campuses
  • Document/report daily linen usage and orders filled via linen tracking system
  • Monitor and maintain Quality Assurance tools/systems

Pack room:

  • Inspect all surgical linens for holes, tears, and lint
  • Maintain linen life tracking grids
  • Mend or stamp linen as required
  • Perform liquid barrier test as required or as needed
  • Pack components as instructed per case specifications
  • Monitor and maintain Quality Assurance tools/systems

3. Combined Housekeeping/Laundry Responsibilities:

  • Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and report repairs needed immediately
  • Know and demonstrate the correct use of chemicals, supplies and tools assigned

4. Minimum Performance Standards: Fulfill Hendricks Regional Health Minimum Performance Standards, i.e. attendance, orientation/training, departmental meetings, uniform, etc

5. Support Services Department Standards: Use department standards as guides to learning, performing, and evaluating work. Department standards are vital to both individual and departmental performance appraisal

6. Guest Relations: Demonstrate courtesy, compassion and respect in interactions with all customers through good hospitality skills and behavior

7. Legal/Regulatory Compliance: Protect the welfare of patients and staff and support legal/regulatory compliance by properly reporting any evidence of abuse, neglect, or harassment, or any other questionable activities

8. Confidentiality/Privacy: Protects the right to privacy for all patients and/or Hospital associates

9. Teamwork: Support the goals, objectives, and standards of the Support Services team by maintaining an attitude of cooperation, collaboration, and constructive communication

  • Demonstrate awareness of unassigned and uncompleted tasks/responsibilities and take initiative to complete them
  • Offer assistance to peer associates to complete tasks/responsibilities in a thorough and timely fashion
  • Encourage/assist others whenever possible to improve job knowledge and skills
  • Find and support ways for the Support Services team to better utilize resources to deliver the best possible services

10. Communication: Interact with others (both verbally and non-verbally) in a respectful, dignified, professional manner

  • Keep supervisor and peer associates aware of needs as they arise
  • Encourage others to participate in developing solutions to meet needs
  • Eliminate uncertainty by seeking answers to questions from reliable sources
  • Does not participate, directly or indirectly, in the spreading of rumors, which can be considered malicious or harmful to another’s integrity or character

11. Observe and report the need to repair furniture, buildings and fixtures

12. In case of fire or other internal disaster or community disaster, perform duties as assigned

13. Report safety concerns, unsafe incidents, and associate injuries immediately to supervisor and completes the electronic "Event Notification"

14. Know and apply Material Safety Data and Hazardous Communications

15. Know and apply Infection Control Policy/Procedures

16. Know and apply Emergency Preparedness/Safety Policy/Procedures

17. Know and apply Support Services Policy/Procedures

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Education and Experience Required:

1. High school graduate or G.E.D. preferred

2. Previous related experience preferred

Work Shift:

1st Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

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