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Catholic Health Initiatives Housekeeper II in Pendleton, Oregon

Overview

CHI St. Anthony Hospital is a 25 bed licensed for 49 faith-based acute care level four trauma critical access hospital and healthcare campus serving the Pendleton Oregon area for more than 100 years. We are committed to the highest quality of patient care and safety; and to strengthening our community through wellness education. CHI St. Anthony Hospital is designed specifically to ensure that our physicians nurses and healthcare professionals can continue to provide extraordinary care for our patients. The 103000 square foot hospital features 4 operations rooms 11 emergency rooms 30 private patient rooms and the latest medical equipment. St. Anthony Hospital has plenty of room to grow as needed by the community and will continue to provide the safest quality of care possible. St. Anthony Hospital was also named one of the top patient experience hospitals in 2021. CHI St. Anthony is a member of CommonSpirit Health (https://www.commonspirit.org/) the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting an integrated network of top quality hospitals with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools and comprehensive outpatient services-all recognized for quality safety and service. To learn more go to www.sahpendleton.org

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for maintaining a clean safe hazard-free environment for patients visitor and healthcare workers. This position performs various cleaning tasks to provide patients visitors and healthcare worker with a safe and clean environment in accordance to the Hospital’s Infection Control Standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Will wash scrub dust polish vacuum mop clean bathrooms; scrub sinks and showers; clean staff areas offices kitchen surgery stairways corridors utility rooms tiles windows blinds furniture mirrors fixtures walls doors refrigerators etc. empties wastepaper baskets and replenishes supplies such as paper towels toilet tissue soap etc.

  • Maintains supplies for area keeping janitor areas stocked and neat report light bulbs that need replacing broken or malfunctioning equipment furniture or other items requiring repair.

  • As necessary upon dismissal of a patient strip the room properly dispose of linen and trash and follow Policies and Procedures for cleaning of a discharge unit to include cleaning and disinfecting bed frame mattress and pillow remake bed. Replenish supplies.

  • Operate and maintain heavy equipment such as floor scrubber extractor buffer burnisher etc.

  • Properly handles chemicals per MSDS and uses the proper personal protection equipment

  • Properly labels and removes infectious waste bags and containers.

  • Department Head request will train employees. Will keep Department Head apprised of trainee progress.

  • Uses work time efficiently and manage time effectively to minimize waste.

  • Participates in replacing sharp containers as necessary transports trash and refuse and removes empty boxes.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

  • Properly labels and removes infectious waste bags and containers.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED

Required Minimum Knowledge Skills and Abilities :

  • Ability to learn understand and be capable of carrying out routine duties or assignments.

  • Ability to push and pull carts. Ability to operate heavy equipment.

  • Be knowledgeable of the Universal Precautions OSHA Blood borne Pathogen Standards and Department Safety Standards.

  • Must possess knowledge of how to apply good body mechanics to avoid injury.

  • Ability to clearly exchange information both verbal and written in English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience

Pay Range

$15.49 - $21.30 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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