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Housekeeper II

Job Ref: 27999

Talent Area: Housekeeping

Location:
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77030

Area/Department: Facilities-Housekeeping

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: Full-Time

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: EVENING

Work Week: Varies


Company Profile

Houston Methodist Research Institute was formed in 2004 to rapidly and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies and treatments.  The research institute was created to provide the infrastructure and support for these endeavors, and to house the technology and resources needed to make innovative breakthroughs in important areas of human disease.  A 540,000 square foot building dedicated to research, the research institute houses over 1,500 staff and trainees, 277 principal investigators and has more than 840 ongoing clinical trials.


Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the shift Manager and/or Team Leader, this position will perform according to established procedures a variety of environmental service duties to maintain the hospital and adjoining buildings in a neat, orderly and sanitary condition. Employee will utilize the latest in supplies, equipment, and techniques in the pursuit of high quality standards.   

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   

1. Maintain all assigned patient rooms, ancillary areas and department areas in a clean neat and sanitary manner.

2. Maintains all assigned patient rooms, ancillary areas, department areas, clinic areas and corridors with the correct routine or preventative maintenance procedures as outlined in department policy or as requested.

3. Maintains responsibility for attendance and punctuality.

4. Will complete all work in a timely fashion, and according to high quality standards.

5. Will maintain professional conduct at all times.

6. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence by adherence to hospital and departmental annual training commitments.

7. Inspects own work and utilizes cleaning techniques/procedures as outlined in floor maintenance program.

8. Will be efficient and safe in the use of housekeeping equipment and solutions as observed by Manager.

9. Utilizes electrical motorized floor equipment for routine maintenance of resilient floors and carpets.

10. Will execute cleaning strategy as directed by leadership.

11. May function as an assistant in special floor care projects, and may function as a project leader for specific assignments.

12. Will provide routine cleaning maintenance of all equipment used.

13. Expected to report all faulty equipment promptly.

14. Will assist in waste removal as assigned.

15. Demonstrates Service PRIDE Standards.

16. Will use appropriate ICARE customer service behaviors at all times.

17. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including project floor care procedures. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This position does not require grade school graduation or equivalent in academic attainment, but it is preferred. Employee must be functionally literate with the English language.    

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS   

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily including project floor care procedures. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  This position does not require grade school graduation or equivalent in academic attainment, but it is preferred.  Employee must be functionally literate with the English language.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS   

1 - 2 years prior experience, preferred. All skills will be subject to 1 week of intense on-the-job training.  Skills will be assessed to determine ability to work independently. The Training Coordinator will direct initial assessments, then again at 90 days by Shift Manager.    

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED   

Membership in any Housekeeping Association will be viewed as a hiring advantage. The employer as deemed necessary will offer all other certifications on-the-job.    

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED   

1. The position requires an annual skill assessment and re-certification for floor care procedures.

2. All assessment and certification tools; however, are provided by the department.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

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