Lancaster General Health Housekeeper - Weekend Only in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Company

Lancaster General Hospital

Cost Center

2540 Environmental Services

Supervisory Organization

Environmental Services

Grade

G04

Summary

This position is located in Lancaster, PA.

Position will work 8 hours/week between the hours of 7:30 am-4 pm; Weekends Only

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

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POSITION SUMMARY: Under the director of Environmental Services Manager and Administrative Supervisor, the Housekeeper cleans and services patient, public, clinical, and administrative areas, maintaining the standards of Lancaster General Hospital.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Cleans all environmental surfaces including, but not limited to, furniture, beds, bathroom fixtures, window sills, door frames, vents, televisions, walls, light fixtures and windows, following universal precautions.

  • Dries and wet mops rooms, hallways, stairs, bathroom, and offices; spot cleans and vacuums carpets.

  • Gathers and disposes of refuse and soiled linen following universal precautions. Fills supply dispensers.

  • Contacts nursing personnel for discharges/transfers of patients, reporting available patient rooms and sending maintenance requests via computer system.

  • Wears and answers pager responding to routine requests.

  • Removes, washes, and rehangs cubicle curtains, shower curtains, and window treatments.

  • Possesses a working knowledge of universal precaution, MSDS, and compactor recycling operations, and applies as necessary.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Keeps service closets and housekeeper carts properly stocked, orderly, and cleaned.

  • Reports hospital property and equipment in need of repair, transfers furniture, and spot cleans furniture, as necessary.

  • Attends in-services and programs as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

• Six (6) months of experience in hospitality/medical housekeeping.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at http://lancastergeneralhealth.org/LGH/ a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at https://www.pennmedicine.org/ is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:

5 Star Rating on Medicare.gov Hospital Compare

Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at https://www.healthgrades.com/hospital-directory/pennsylvania-pa/lancaster-general-hospital-hgst7169e6a6390100

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A

US News List of High Performing Hospitals at https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/pa/lancaster-general-hospital-6231120

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