HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Lead Housekeeping Technician - days in Round Rock, Texas
POSITION SUMMARY: Performs daily maintenance of floors, and assists management on special project, activities, and training all new hires. Transports trash and soiled linen. Is knowledgeable of EVS Tech I functions and performs other duties as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Maintains appearance and cleanliness of corridors, patient floors and public areas. * Dust mops and damp mops corridors daily.
Maintains hard surface floors on a daily basis by dust mopping, scrubbing, burnishing, or stripping and refinishing.
Maintains cleanliness of walls, doors, baseboards, windows, stairwells, and elevator tracks adjacent to corridors daily.
Removes all necessary equipment left in corridors – beds, linen carts, etc. – to ensure free passage for transporter with patients coming off the elevators.
Keeps Janitors closet clean in an orderly fashion during his or her shift.
- Perform room set-ups, and other projects.
Transport or move equipment and furniture with care throughout the facility as per request.
Respond immediately and professionally to all in scheduled requests for set-ups or moves.
Wash walls, windows, shampoo carpets, and clean furniture as requested.
- Pick up and transport waste materials.
Remove carefully all soiled linen bag, trash bags, chemo waste and medical waste and transport to from soiled utility rooms at least twice daily or more as needed out to its proper locations.
Keeps utility rooms and transport vehicles clean and sanitized throughout shift activities.
Transports and disposes of infectious waste containers in prescribed manner daily or as needed.
- Maintain all equipment in a clean, safe and serviceable condition.
Inspect equipment cleanliness and serviceability prior to and after use. Ensure and maintain optimal condition and determine the need of repair.
Direct all safety or repair needs immediately to Management.
Stores all equipment in the proper place while not in use.
- Follows all safety, fire, disaster and infection control procedures.
Immediately responds and assists in fire and disaster drills.
Practices Universal Precautions in the performance of all duties.
Notifies supervisor or manager immediately upon observing any violation of procedures related to fire, safety, disaster or infection control policies.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Appropriately access secured rooms with lock medication storage containers in order to perform assigned job function, which does not include management of medications.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center. Skilled in the use of all floor care equipment. Can perform other housekeeping tasks satisfactorily. Interacts daily with co-workers, hospital staff, visitors and patients. Verbal communications skills are necessary. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Must be able to speak and understand English.
Preferred: High School diploma or equivalent required. Some floor care experience.
Title: Lead Housekeeping Technician - days
Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06240-44984