Fairview Health Services Housekeeping Aide in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Provide patients, visitors and staff a clean and safe environment.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Cleans all occupied rooms on a daily basis to provide a clean, sanitary environment to the patients

  • Prepares discharge units and/or surgical procedure and completes end of day cleaning in surgical procedures rooms to provide a clean sanitary environment to the patients

  • Maintains and clean and attractive areas including: maintaining of hard surface and carpeted flooring, cleans offices and public areas, collects and disposes of refuse.

  • Cleans up after emergency spills and breakages to prevent exposure to substances that could be safety hazards

  • Maintains and performs special work assignments and reports to supervisor upon completion to comply with quality and frequency standards in department policy and procedure manual

  • Understands the security requirements of medications and IV solutions

  • Restocks paper supplies upon daily cleaning of area to ensure they are adequately filled and maintains linen distribution system to provide user areas with adequate amounts of linen to give patient care

  • Mixes, uses supplies and maintains equipment to aid in cost containment and safety

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Healthcare cleaning experience preferred

  • Knowledge of and ability to use all housekeeping machinery

Desired Skills:

  • Understands the security requirements of medications and IV solutions

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English and perform basic arithmetic as necessary for completion of job duties or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Attention to Detail: Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Cleaning Basic Skills: Ability to operate cleaning equipment; familiar with cleaning products, chemicals, and safety procedures

  • Computer Skills Basic: Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Interpersonal Communication: Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-26315

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Support Services-Non Clinical (Nutrition/Housekeeping)

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Housekeeping