Monitor and participate in routine manual work in cleaning and assist housekeeping staff.
Essential Job Responsibilities: - Responsibilities include performing routine cleaning of patient area (patient rooms, exam areas, etc;) as well as non-patient areas (offices, labs, restrooms, public areas). - Responsible for municipal/infectious waste/soiled linen removal and transportation. - May be required to perform laundry-related functions (soiled linen sorting, processing, folding, etc;) - Performs other duties as assigned by management. - Assists the department coordinator by monitoring the daily operations of the department and directing the hourly staff as necessary. - Ensure all Housekeeping and Laundry staff complies with company standards regarding dress and appearance. - Have a comprehensive knowledge of all areas of the Housekeeping Department. - Ensure that all team members are following appropriate safety procedures with regard to equipment and chemicals at all times and comply with Joint Commission regulations. - Ensure that all team members report for duty in a timely manner, and are issued with the relevant tools of the trade to carry out daily tasks. - Hand out all work assignments to each team member. Follow-up on tasks assigned to team members regarding job quality and efficiency. - Oversee training of new team members on assigned tasks, proper handling and use of chemicals and equipment as well as training on basic safety and standards. - Ensure that all operating inventories are accurate and timely ordering of supplies. - Prompt reporting of all repairs and maintenance, as well as followed-up on repair requests. - Liaise between staff /supervisors/ manager of the Housekeeping team. - This job requires employee to demonstrate initial and annual competencies to remain in the position.
Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.
Licenses / Certifications: None
Work Schedule: Full Time - 3p-11:30p and every other weekend & rotating holida
Physical Requirements: - Continuous standing / walking. - Frequent carrying / lifting, bending / squatting, pushing/pulling. - Occasional climbing, fingering of spray bottles. - Minimum 50 lb. lifting requirement. Performance Requirements: - Ability to follow department cleaning procedures. - Ability to work with minimal supervision and produce consistent quality work. - Ability to adapt to change in work assignments as required by department needs. - Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with department staff and hospital customers (staff, patients, visitors) alike. - Must be professional at all times and strive to meet the department's customer satisfaction goals. - Knowledge of cleaning cart and supplies, washer and dryer, mop, broom, vacuum, cleaner, cleaning chemicals, typewriter. - Skills in training new staff members and the ability to delegate work assignments. - Should know emergency procedures. - Must be able to deal effectively and calmly with difficult people. - Must be able to work in a stressful environment with multiple priorities.
Internal Number: JR57612
About ChristianaCare Health System
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.