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Housekeeper - Monroe Campus

Company: Universal Hospital Services, Inc.
Location: Monroe
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities POSITION SUMMARY: The EVS Tech (Housekeeper) is responsible for basic and specialty cleaning to all areas of the hospital, including patient rooms, offices, hallways, floors and common areas (as assigned) in accordance with healthcare best practices and guidance. This position is for the day shift on our Monroe Campus. Please apply to learn more! Fairfax Behavioral Health (a UHS facility): Fairfax Behavioral Health, founded in 1930, is a private, free-standing mental health hospital that specializes in psychiatric and detox treatment. We strive to meet and respond to the needs of our community by offering a continuum of care and evidenced-based programs at multiple locations within our region. We have behavioral health facilities and services located in Kirkland, Everett and Monroe, Washington. Mental and behavioral health challenges are a growing concern within our communities. Whether it is ourselves or a loved one, we will all likely be affected by behavioral health and mental disorders or illness. This drives our passion for providing evidenced-based outpatient and inpatient psychiatric treatment programs with successful outcomes. For more information, please visit us at Qualifications REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma preferred. Six months previous housekeeping experience preferred. Must have effective oral/written communication skills in order to perform job. Must be able to work with minimal supervision. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES DAILY DUTIES/TASKS WITHIN SCOPE OF WORK In all areas of facility (patient care and non-patient care areas) Comply with all product labeling standards, storage, PPE processes, ergonomic body mechanics, standard work safety and environmental safety. Removed and properly dispose of trash and recycling. Thoroughly clean and disinfect trash receptacles. Clean and disinfect all "high touch" surfaces (door handles, hand rails, etc.). Remove and properly stage soiled linens. Stock clean linens. Keep all paper goods and other expendables sufficiently stocked at all times. Perform high dusting (including vents) in all rooms of assigned work shift area. Perform cleaning of all surfaces in assigned work shift area. Clean and disinfect all cleaning equipment; including but not limited to items such as EVS equipment and patient laundry machines. Clean all fixtures within all lavatories in assigned work shift area (toilet, sink, and shower). Sweep and mop all floor (and wall base) surfaces. Clean all furniture (including hard surfaces of patient beds). Respond rapidly to urgent issues, such as an overflowing toilet or other facility conditions which present health & safety hazards; and participate in the response to any facility emergencies. *All hospital staff are required to participate in emergency management processes and response activities. Provide full cleaning services to all offices and other non-clinical spaces within and adjacent to assigned work shift area. Keep supplies/equipment safely stored and fully secure from patient access at all times; and adhere to uniform system of organizing carts and storage spaces. Assist coworkers as needed. Take immediate action to minimize risk in the environment of care. Comply with practices, standards, and regulations associated with environment of care, life safety, emergency management, as well as Infection Control and Risk Management plans, policies and procedures. Attend all mandatory facility in-services and staff development activities as scheduled. Coordinate with facilities department to support cleaning needs of maintenance projects Other duties as assigned. Adhere to facility standards concerning conduct, dress, attendance and punctuality. WHAT DO OUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES VALUE AT FAIRFAX BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND UHS? Our team at Fairfax strives to improve the status quo surrounding mental health by providing quality care and treatment through inpatient and outpatient services. At Fairfax Behavioral Health, we remove stigmas by building bridges and awareness within our community. One of the most rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the members of our community dealing with behavioral health challenges. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement with UHS. BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS: Challenging and rewarding work environment Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan Generous Paid Time Off Free Basic Life Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Universal Health Services (UHS) One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. Notice At UHS and all its subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. Additionally, recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting our Compliance Hotline at: or 1-800-852- 3449.

Keywords: Universal Hospital Services, Inc., Monroe , Housekeeper - Monroe Campus, Hospitality & Tourism , Monroe, Louisiana

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