Unit Support Asst Housekeeping Part Time 3p–7pBookmark This
Texas Children's Hospital
Job Title: Unit Support Asst Housekeeping Part Time 3p-7p Job ID: 128613 Location: Medical Center, Houston, TX Full/Part Time: Part-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
Perform routine housekeeping duties and respond to emergency calls for cleanup of spills in patient rooms, assigned area and other areas.
Clean and disinfect areas; assist in the cleaning of emergency spills; clean vents and exhaust, intake air grills and supply grills; clean, dust, sweep and discard construction debris; handle, transport and dispose of general and hazardous waste; respond to and perform check-out duties to ensure turnaround of rooms; clean and set up rooms for special events and functions. Identify and resolve maintenance deficiencies in assigned zone; maintain tools and equipment; ensure adequate supply inventories; store supplies, tools, equipment and other department items in designated areas. Locate and clean inpatient and family equipment (wheelchairs, carts, IV poles, refrigerators, etc.); inspect the physical condition of equipment and assure the equipment is in good working order (no frayed wiring, temperature to specification) and is not damaged or in need of repair; document refrigerator temperature and report any variances greater than 5 degrees; inspect patient-owned, non-patient care equipment.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of standard housekeeping procedures (cleaning and use of cleaning products, sanitizing and chemical safety practices) required. The ability to use standard cleaning and floor equipment, communicate with staff, patients and families effectively and follow verbal and/or written instructions.
Education and Experience:
Two (2) years experience in environmental services in healthcare, hospitality or a contract cleaning service (high school diploma may be substituted for one year of experience) required. Prior hospital experience in environmental services preferred.