Benefis Health Systems Housekeeper in Great Falls, Montana
The Housekeeper performs cleaning services and sanitation tasks on a daily and project basis. Cleans all areas of the hospital according to policies and procedures. Completes maintenance records as required. Uses supplies and equipment in a safe manner. Actively participates in Quality Assurance programs. Maintains hard surface floors and carpeted floor throughout the hospital and satellite buildings. Transports linen carts as required. The Housekeeper communicates with patients and the general public to report patient requests and changes in patient status to healthcare providers. Participates in performance improvement activities.
Duties & Responsibilities
Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner in order to reflect the highest integrity of the Environmental Services Department.
Performs routine cleaning of patient rooms, nursing units, offices, and clinical areas, waiting areas, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators and stairways in a clean, neat and sanitary manner.
Completes work assignments in a timely manner.
Utilizes the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure.
Uses and maintains equipment properly.
Assists visitors with directions whenever requested.
Always introduces self to patients, families and visitors.
Reports safety hazards as appropriate.
Transports trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.
Follows all infection control practices including hand hygiene techniques, standard precautions and isolation precautions.
Maintains set quality standards when performing job duties.
Works day, evening or night shift as assigned.
Ability to do work on his/her own with normal supervision.
Observes safety precautions at all times.
Maintains and ensures agespecific precautions. (See agerelated competency form)
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations.
Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict.
Able to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred.
One to three months related experience and/or training preferred.
Valid Montana drivers license preferred.
Benefis Health System
The medical and professional staff at Benefis is wholly committed to delivering aware-winning, comprehensive patient care. With a patient community of nearly 230,000 and a vast service area, we are the major referral hospital for the northcentral Montana region. But if you take a closer look, you'll see that we're much more than a hospital. Benefis is an entire health system, including a cancer institute, bariatric institute, heart and vascular institute, orthopedic center, senior care center, home health, health and wellness facility and much more.
Great Falls, Montana, rest on the high plains along the Rocky Mountain Front and is centrally located between Glacier National Park to the north and Yellowstone Park to the south. Residents thrive on our wide-open spaces, small town feel and big city services. A warm welcome awaits you in Great Falls.
Date Posted: Posted 2 month(s) ago
Job Family: SERVICE
Location: Great Falls, Montana