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HOUSEKEEPER - PRN (Duke Regional Hospital)

Company: Duke Health
Location: Snow Camp
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Duke Regional Hospital Duke Regional Hospital offers the personal touch and hometown feel of a community hospital while serving as an essential arm of internationally recognized Duke University Health System. Duke Regional has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties for more than 45 years. To be successful at caring for our community and have a strong reputation among patients who seek our care, we have 3,500 team members who work together to provide exceptional, compassionate and equitable healthcare 24/7. We are a place of learning and acceptance for team members just starting their careers, as well as an institution of family culture and professional development for employees who have served for decades in our hospital units.Duke Regional has 388 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services. We also offer care at our Duke Rehabilitation Institute, Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center, Duke Ambulatory Surgery Center Arringdon, Health Services Center, and Duke Behavioral Health Center North Durham. In fiscal year 2021, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,422 patients, performed 18,152 surgeries and welcomed 2,673 babies into the world. U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #9 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2021-22. The Human Rights Campaign consistently names us a Healthcare Equality Leader, and we are a Joint Commission-accredited and Magnet-designated hospital. Occ SummaryPerforms routine manual housekeeping work cleanin g areas within a DUHSentity.
Work PerformedEmpty tra sh.Clean, mop, scrub, sweep or vacuum floors, stairways, and halls.Clean , wash, dust, or polish hardware, brass, furniture, mirrors,bedside ligh ting fixtures, vents, radiators, and exteriors of cabinetsand equipment. Clean patient rooms and/or offices thoroughly by mopping floors, washing furniture, scrubbing plastic cushions, frames and cleaning and washingba throom fixtures and walls.Clean drinking fountains, ice-making machines and sand urns; cleanblinds with damp cloth or vacuum.Report repairs need ed to supervisors including broken or cracked windowpanes, leaky faucets , toilets, loose tiles, broken blinds and damagedfurniture.Follow all un iversal precautions, blood borne pathogen procedures anduse personal pro tective equipment as needed while cleaning patient careareas.May dust mo p, wax and buff floors and shampoos carpets.May be required to perform' Seven Step' cleaning of all surgical areas,wall cleaning, machine scrubb ing of floors (no finish) and related taskswith particular attention to specialized needs in the surgical area.Perform related duties as assigne d.
Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesWorking knowledge of basic housekeeping and cleaning proceduresAbility to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and odor control inwork areaAbility to read, wri te and follow direct written and oral instructionsAbility to integrate age-appropriate response to the specific needs ofthe patient and visitorA bility to maintain effective working relationships with other employees
Level CharacteristicsN/A
Minimum Qualifications
Education N/A
Experience N/A
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications If required to drive a DUHS vehicle, must have a valid N.C. driver's license in their possession and a good driving record. - Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Greensboro , HOUSEKEEPER - PRN (Duke Regional Hospital), Hospitality & Tourism , Snow Camp, North Carolina

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