Summary: Under direct supervision maintain assigned areas within the medical center in sanitary, safe, attractive, and orderly condition.
Other information: Previous cleaning experience in a institutional or school or healthcare housekeeping department preferred. On the job training provided. Experience with floor cleaning equipment and /or grounds care equipment preferred
Responsibilities: Clean assigned areas: to include washing or refinishing floors; shampooing & vacuuming carpets; shampooing upholstery, etc. following our established guidelines. Leave areas assigned orderly and set-up according to expectations of the customer. Support the tasks of the Housekeepers from major floor cleaning in patient rooms/bathrooms/hallways; isolation rooms assistance; curtain hanging, and actually cleaning the room as a housekeeper, if assigned by the lead. Cardboard Removal: Complete the removal of cardboard per your assigned location. Make sure all cardboard is secured in the dumpster/container. Pick up around the collection area to insure it remains neat. Floor Equipment/Floor Sink Room: Inspect your equipment; make sure it is left clean and ready for the next team members. Report any equipment operation issues to the lead. Clean trash cans, dump carts, all equipment used in public areas weekly or as soiled or smelly. Report when equipment is noisy. Notify lead/mgmt. when cleaning supplies are low, equipment requires attention and/or plant engineering requires to be contacted(light bulbs out, tile soiled, cracked floor tiles, broken locks, peeling wallpaper etc.) Notify the lead/mgmt. when evidence of pests are found. Hospital Grounds, Parking Garage, and Trash Room: Must be able to drive and operate floor sweeping equipment. Sweep the garage and entrance areas as assigned. Remove all trash and clean all the outsides of the trash cans; clean the phones, windows, carpet, etc. in the parking garage. Keep the trash room neat and orderly. Mop the floor; share when the trash/cardboard needs pick- up. Pick up all trash from all parking areas. In-House Elevators/Public Floors/Stairs: Monitor your assigned areas. Clean elevator floors, walls, and ceilings; including elevator doors; stair- from walls to floors; report if stair treads need replacement. In-Patient Soiled Utility Rooms: Change Bio hazardous cubicles as directed. Wash walls once a week or as soiled. Clean trash cans inside and out. Monitor that the proper signage is up. Communication/Documentation: Professionally and promptly communicate with each other utilizing the available Beebe methods- emails, radios, and phones. Document and reports as requested by leads/mgmt. Department Support: Flexible in assignment from working in a variety of positions(OR, ED, Patient Care Area, Grounds), flexible in shift assignments; eagerly assists the leads in preparing areas for customers.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Proof Of Current/Valid Car Insurance * Valid DL With No More Than 3 Moving Violations
Education: Essential: * High school graduate or equivalent
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.