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Housekeeper

Req #:  218322
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Housekeeping
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

 

 

Scheduled Hours: 3:00 PM – 11:30 PM. 20 hours a week. This role will work weekends and holidays

 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Our Housekeeper works on a variety of assigned units and/or public access areas and is a key contributor in our goal of reducing the spread of disease/illness by strict adherence to thorough cleaning and disinfecting procedures. The housekeeper positively impacts patient, visitor and team member confidence in a safe clinical environment.  

 

**Exposure to disease/illness, cleaning chemicals and electrical equipment is part of this vital position in our healthcare ministry.  

 

  • Clean/disinfects assigned area(s) by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, patient televisions, windows, furniture, tile, fixtures, appliances, floors, and equipment.  
  • Customer Satisfaction - Demonstrates a commitment to satisfying customer needs and exceeding customer expectations 
  • Use appropriate procedures following patient discharges 
  • Select cleaning materials and supplies appropriate to the job. 
  • Prepares detergents, germicidal solutions and other cleaning/disinfecting solutions according to established formulas. Sweeps, dust mops, and wet mop floor areas and spot cleans carpets, shampoos furniture, carpets and rugs 
  • Move equipment and furniture for cleaning, rearrangement and/or relocation in accordance with applicable floor plans, after cleaning assigned area(s) 
  • Collects and/or distributes soiled and/or clean linens, collects trash and/or waste from all areas of the hospital, as required 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience 
  • Basic computer skills preferred 
  • Job responsibilities involve walking, standing, bending, climbing and lifting throughout the work day 

 

**Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.