Housekeeper - EVS
Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Apple Valley
Posted on: June 8, 2021
We are looking for a Housekeeper for the Environmental Services
Department at St. Mary Medical Center.
Location: Apple Valley, CA
Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours
Shift: 8-hour, Days
Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient
rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the facility.
Work also includes distributing clean linens to user departments
and maintaining stock levels on nursing floors. Follows standard
practices and procedures and comply with regulatory requirements.
Transports and stores medical waste, trash and soiled linen
according to regulatory requirements. Utilizes patient related
computer systems to provide perfect care.
- Demonstrates values-based competencies in line with the four
core values that are the foundation of all activities performed by
caregivers in order to achieve the Mission of the St. Joseph Health
- Cleans and services various areas of the facility to include
patient rooms, procedure rooms, rest rooms, nurses' stations,
waiting areas, entrances, and trash compactor areas. Work is
completed according to established schedules and quality standards
utilizing appropriate cleaning procedures.
- Maintains carpeted and hard surface floors, walls, windows,
upholstery, and performs other project types work as assigned. Work
is completed with quality results, according to established
schedules and/or daily assignments utilizing appropriate
- Maintains housekeeping cart and/or associated equipment in a
clean, orderly, and safe manner to include pagers and radios.
- Distributes clean linen to designated locations throughout the
hospital. Documents amounts delivered to each location and enter
into computer system to track.
- Handles, transports, and processes biohazard waste,
non-regulated waste, pathological waste, chemotherapeutic waste,
radioactive waste, recyclable materials, and soiled linen according
to established schedules and procedures.
- Performs set-up and break down of meeting rooms according to
meeting room schedule. Cleans meeting rooms before functions (i.e.,
vacuum, wipe tables and empty trash).
- Utilizes and maintains all patient computer systems to provide
perfect patient care (i.e., TeleTracking and Skylight).
- Returns all equipment in proper working order daily to its
proper location. Returns mops, rags, radios, pagers, carts and
trash cans to their proper location daily.
- Ability to understand and follow written and verbal
Minimum Position Requirements:
Education: H.S. Diploma or GED or equivalent educ/experience
Preferred Position Qualifications:
Experience: 6 months Housekeeping experience
St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC) is an acute care hospital with
213 beds and over 1,750 employees making it one of the region's
largest employers serving communities of the High Desert. The
facility was constructed in 1956 and joined the St. Joseph Health
System in 1992.
This facility has the only Neonatal Care Unit in the High Desert
Accredited by California Children Services and has been granted
approval as a Special Hospital with the California Children's
Services Community Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. St. Mary was
accredited as a primary Stroke Receiving Center in 2018, the only
stroke-receiving center in the High Desert.
The Services and Clinical Specialties offered at this Hospital
are Diabetes Education, Emergency Services, Heart and Vascular
Services, Imaging Services, Rehabilitation Services, Respiratory
Services, Robotic Surgery Services, Surgical Services, Women &
Children's Services and Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.
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