Clinic Housekeeper - PRN Worland - Housekeeping
Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital
SUPERVISOR: Director of Practice Management
APPROVED BY: Chief Executive Officer DATE: April, 2015
In accordance with the Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual and the requirements of our accrediting bodies, the employee will: support the mission "Partnering with our community for quality health and healing", the five core values "Ownership, Always better than yesterday, Service first, Integrity, and Stewardship of our resources (OASIS). Our behavior creates our OASIS - a place where we can find safety, sustenance, and a pleasant change from the usual and vision
of "being the hub for the development and provision of quality health services while ensuring the viability of Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital as a valued healthcare partner in the community."
The established priorities of Quality, Service, Finance, People, and Growth, will be utilized in decision making. Furthermore, the employee will demonstrate the ability to manage time, maintain a safe and clean environment; practice confidentiality; treat all persons with respect and professional courtesy; accept change; accept and provide constructive feedback; work as a team player and adhere to the infection control, fire and safety, disaster and hazardous waste policies. The employee must also demonstrate the competencies for their position, and adhere to policies and procedures of their department. The employee will participate in quality improvement activities.
The following is a list of minimally required behaviors to assist the employee in partnering with our community:
Accepts responsibility for actions, attitudes and health. Doing things right the first time, every time for excellent results. Accepts ownership of mistakes and takes constructive action to avoid repeating mistakes. Works with empowerment to the highest potential both as an individual and as part of the team. Unsatisfied with the status quo or just being "good." Contributes to an environment that encourages creative thinking. Shares ideas and opinions, and supports opportunities to learn and grow.
Always Better Than Yesterday
Performs at the highest level, always learning and looking for ways to improve, with an unwavering focus on safety. Celebrates and encourages the contributions of one another.
Constructively challenges the status quo by being flexible, adaptable and embracing change as a key element of our future success.
Doing our best every day to anticipate and exceed the expectations of patients, providers and co-workers. Understands excellence is the result of team effort. Creates legendary experiences.
Does the right things. Consistently open, honest, trustworthy and ethical. Demonstrates respect for patients, their families, staff, providers and the community.
Stewardship of Our Resources
Strives to care wisely for our human, financial and natural resources. Strengthens HSCMH as a partner in the community.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES HOUSEKEEING ASSISTANT:
Cleans all areas assigned by the Director of Practice Management for the clinics. All duties will be performed according to Hot Springs County Memorial Hospital and Environmental Services policies and procedures. This cleaning is to include, but is not limited to the following as assigned:
1. All exam rooms, and furniture, waiting area, bathrooms, removal of trash, cleaning of halls and vacuuming carpets.
2. Completing and assisting with periodic project work. Washing walls, windows; shampooing carpets; buffing and maintaining hard floors as appropriate.
3. Follow standard precautions as set forth by OSHA and Hospital regulations. Waring of gloves, frequent hand washing; use of personal protective equipment; understanding and following isolation procedures; needs to familiarize self with the use and protection of equipment for blood borne pathogens as stated in the OSHA Blood Borne Pathogens Standards.
4. Knowledge of chemicals, name and use/dilutions. Identifies chemical by name; proper use of chemicals; knowledge of Material Safety Data Sheets and where they are located; how to read and understand them.
5. General cleaning duties will include: Offices, kitchen, floor refinishing, general floor care, carpet and furniture shampooing, general trash removal, and red waste removal.
6. Will use the following equipment: Small scrubbers, vacuums, extractors, carts, and ladders.
The above duties are intended to describe the key aspects of the work performed by individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive listing of requirements relative to the position. Therefore, the employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
The Housekeeping Assistant shall be:
1. High School diploma or equivalent preferred
2. Demonstrate good organizational abilities
3. Previous housekeeping experience preferred
4. Customer service oriented
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to interact with co-workers. Ability to interact assertively and tactfully when dealing with conflict and in group solving activities. Ability to demonstrate a professional, open minded approach in identifying problems and resolving problems/conflicts.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While filling this position, the employee must regularly lift and or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance, vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. This position also requires walking or standing to a significant degree. This position also requires reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, and hearing, stooping, bending, crouching, and working with equipment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is subject to inside and possibly outside weather conditions. The employee is also subject to exposure to blood and body fluids as well as exposure to toxic chemicals.
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Other
David Serle - Clinic Manager