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Housekeeper

Environmental Srvcs

Full-Time

All Shifts

GENERAL SUMMARY
Works under the supervision of the Environmental Services Supervisor. 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
A. Education
Basic Literary Skills required

B. Licensure
None

C. Experience -None.


D. Interpersonal Skills
Ability to interact with patients, visitors and all levels of hospital personnel in a professional and courteous manner.

E. Essential Technical/Motor Skills
Must demonstrate capability, knowledge and skill necessary to operate and maneuver pieces of housekeeping equipment required to perform assigned duties.

F. 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.

G. 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.


H. Essential Sensory Requirements
Sufficient vision to perform duties.

I. Exposure to Hazards
Daily exposure to chemicals, bio-hazardous and infectious waste.