Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Must be able to sufficiently read and write.
Training and Experience: Ability to understand written and oral instructions. Maintains good physical and emotional well being. Job requires a great deal of sitting, walking, bending, pushing carts and other equipment, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
Job Knowledge: Exhibit ability to set priorities, organize work load, and efficiently utilize supplies and equipment. Previous experience desirable but not required.
Performs indirect patient care, which includes but is not limited to, cleaning occupied and unoccupied patient areas and maintaining an environment which is hygienically clean and free of hazards for the well being of patient, other associates, and self. An understanding and willingness to follow infection control, housekeeping department policies and procedures, and safety. Needs to be knowledgeable with the physical location of all departments (i.e., CCU - OB - ER - etc.). Handle all waste according to proper policy and procedures. Clean, disinfect areas using approved solutions. Request cleaning supplies and equipment as needed. Maintain equipment - keep it clean, neat, and in working order.