Housekeeper I
Job Ref # 40875
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Location:
Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX

Category: Housekeeping

Job Type: Part-Time

Work Shift: EVENING

Work Week: Varies; Must have flexibility


Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the shift managers, 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.

 

PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED

Not applicable

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Maintain all assigned patient rooms, ancillary areas and department areas in a clean neat and sanitary manner. (EF)
  2. Maintains all assigned patient rooms, ancillary areas, department areas, clinic areas and corridors with the correct preventative maintenance procedures as outlined in department policy as requested.
  3. Follows appropriate protocol following patient discharges as observed by supervisor.
  4. Maintains responsibility for attendance and punctuality.
  5. Assists in enhancing productivity and efficient operations of the department.
  6. Promotes effective interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships, maintaining professional conduct at all times.
  7. Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence by adherence to hospital and departmental annual training commitments. (EF)
  8. Inspects and utilizes judgment in determining which cleaning techniques outlined in orientation guidelines to follow. (EF)
  9. Demonstrated efficient and safe use of housekeeping equipment and solutions as observed by supervisor. (EF)

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  This position, therefore, requires grade school graduation or equivalent in academic attainment, and verbal functionality in the English language.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

No previous experience but does require 4 days of thorough on-the-job training.  Skills will be assessed to determine ability to caring-on independently.

 

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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • The position requires an annual skill assessment and re-certification for hospital procedure cleaning.  All assessment tools are executed and documented within 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.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



Company Profile

Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research.  Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006.  Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.

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