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*Housekeeper - Edgewood - 1st Shift - Full Time

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood Full-Time
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Purpose

Position is responsible for cleaning and maintaining patient and non-patient areas within the hospital. Demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with all patients, families, visitors and other employees regardless of cultural background.

Job Duties

Performs daily cleaning procedures in patient and non-patient areas in order to provide a clean and safe environment for the patients, visitors and staff of the hospital.

Completes detailed cleaning duties (high dusting, the cleaning of blinds, etc.) on a weekly basis or upon discharge/transfer of a patient in order to obtain high results on quality assurance inspections as well as patient satisfaction.

Cleans, sanitizes and deodorizes restrooms to insure that they meet quality expectations.

Removes trash from the areas being cleaned to a central location to facilitate the removal of trash from the building.

Attends in-service programs, meetings and completes Net Learning modules as required by the hospital.

All associates shall follow the applicable safety steps required to perform their duties to ensure safety for themselves and their patients, and be in compliance with the hospital, state, and federal safety standards.  Examples of such steps may include:  performing proper safety procedures and precautions; reporting safety concerns and incidents; and using correct lifting techniques.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services based on the applicable principles of growth and development over the life span of those they serve.

Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM

DESIRABLE

Education, Credentials, Licenses:

Ability to read and write

High School Diploma or equivalent

Specialized Knowledge: 

Ability to do heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.

Kind and Length of Experience: 

No previous experience required

1 year experience as a housekeeper in an institutional setting

The culture at St. Elizabeth Healthcare is warm and caring, people-centered and dedicated to service. The associates of St. Elizabeth truly make a difference for our patients. That withstanding, St. Elizabeth is also a high-tech, state of the art, comprehensive health system experiencing active growth and possessing an outstanding reputation.

With locations in Covington, Edgewood, Falmouth, Florence, Ft. Thomas and Grant, St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers a wide variety of positions spanning many professional categories. The opportunities for professional growth here are numerous because associates at St. Elizabeth Healthcare always come first. If you want a future that features challenge and commitment, you want a career at St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

Skills required

Operations
Ergonomics
Leadership
Innovation
Corrective And Preventive Actions
Occupational Safety And Health
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St. Elizabeth Healthcare is one of the oldest, largest and most respected medical providers in the Greater Cincinnati region. For more than 150 years, St. Elizabeth has been the heart and soul of healthcare in Northern Kentucky. Founded with one small hospital in 1861, St. Elizabeth Healthcare now operates five facilities throughout Northern Kentucky - St. Elizabeth Covington, St. Elizabeth Edgewood, St. Elizabeth Florence, St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas and St. Elizabeth Grant. St. Elizabeth Healthcare is sponsored by the Diocese of Covington and provided more than $117 million in uncompensated care and benefit to the community in 2017.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive and compassionate care that improves the health of the people we serve. We accomplish this through state-of the-art technology and our dedicated associates, led by a well-respected board and executive leadership team who love this organization and our community.

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