Job Details

Housekeeping Aide - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time - Day

Company name
York Hospital

Gettysburg, PA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Healthcare

Posted on
Jul 10,2019

Valid Through
Oct 23,2019

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General Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor-Housekeeping, performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain offices, hallways, and other assigned areas.

2 Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of bathrooms.

3 Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors. Polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and bathrooms.

4 Wet mops rooms, halls, stairways and public areas.

5 Cleans fixtures, tops of windows, door frames and high areas using a ladder.

6 Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials.

7 Removes waste and soiled linens from work area and places in specified bags or containers.

8 Assists in hanging drapes and dividers and takes them down for cleaning.

9 IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares room for new occupant; follows isolation procedures in isolation rooms.

10 IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Receives direct supervision from professional nursing staff and Supervisor-Housekeeping.

11 IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Responds to call lights, if in immediate area.

12 IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas and/or patient rooms.

13 IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Ensures patient rooms are stocked with appropriate items prior to patient's admission.

14 IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Communicates with patients and families to promote their comfort. Notifies the nurse or other available care team member as needed to meet a patient's request.

Required Skills

Must be 18 years old or older

Ability to read, write, understand and speak English at a level which enables the individual to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job

Required Experience

Up to 1 month

Physical Demands Moderate physical effort (lift/carry 11 to 25 lbs)

Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking

Lifts supplies/equipment

Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

Working Conditions May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

Works in precarious or high locations (ladders, scaffolding etc)

May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements

May be exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases

Job Location

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Company info

York Hospital
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Company Profile
At York Hospital, care for our patients and their families is paramount. Our dedicated team of nurses, specialists, clinicians, technologists, and team members are experts in their field. We want each and every individual to have a truly exceptional experience - and it matters. We go the extra mile to provide services, to provide comfort, to provide answers, to provide assurance, and to provide support for our patients and their loved ones. We provide a caring touch when it matters most. Click here to view our mission.

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