Department: Plant Operations
Job Code: 6-500
The Housekeeping Technician assists the department in providing quality service that positively impacts patient stay at our facility. This will consist of providing cleaning services which duties included sweeping, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, scrubbing, wiping and cleaning with approved chemicals to all areas of the hospital. Aspects of services include, but are not limited to, cleaning occupied and discharged patient rooms, sterile areas, clinical departments, offices, public areas, as well as floor care and carpet care. Responsibilities also include collection of infectious waste and disposal of non-infectious waste, disseminating clean linen, stocking clean linen room and supply rooms and removing soiled linens. All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans Behavioral Mission, policies and procedures and PI Standards.
Must be able to read and write in order to read labels and containers of chemicals used, order supplies, complete inventories. High school graduate preferred. Minimum of six months previous hospital housekeeping or janitorial or a minimum of one-year experience related to this position.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Good communication skills needed. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide housekeeping services appropriate to any age-related disability needs of the patients served. Ability and willingness to supervise and work cooperatively with others. Considerable, initiative and judgment involved leading housekeeping in providing an aseptically clean environment. Must have a working knowledge of Infection Control, Safety Principles, CPI and share training.
CPR and CPI certified.