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Housekeeper / Janitorial Services

Overview

Housekeeper, Environmental Services

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

As a housekeeper in our hospital, you will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing rooms and furnishings following our established policies, procedures, and schedules to maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation. You'll also be responsible for stocking supplies in restrooms, appropriate hospital and related building rooms.

We are immediately hiring for this position, as housekeepers are essential workers helping to keep our buildings safe.

Responsibilities

+ Performs cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods.

+ Assists in cleaning of emergency spills observed or upon request.

+ Performs daily check of assigned equipment for cleanliness and proper repair.

+ Observes and reports the need for repairs to equipment, furnishings, buildings and fixtures.

+ Removes waste and soiled linens from work area. Places in specified containers or bags. Demonstrates proper handling of biohazardous wastes.

+ Monitors levels of supplies and equipment. Notifies supervisor of need for additional supplies.

+ Performs personal inspection of all tasks performed/areas assigned.

+ Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

Minimum Experience:None; entry-level position

Licensure Requirement:None.

is a 541-bed hospital with more than 1,900 employees and 650 active and courtesy physicians. It is the region's referral center for stroke, neurosurgery, orthopedics, cancer, cardiology, neurology, surgery, and obstetrics. Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is a a member of Covenant Health, a locally-owned non-profit health system based in Knoxville, TN, with a “patient-focused” culture. Every employee signs our pledge of excellence to always put patients first, strive for excellence in everything we do, and make Covenant Health the first and best choice for patients in our region.

Some of the perks of working as a housekeeper at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center include:

+ Doing meaningful work that positively impacts patient satisfaction

+ Having potential career path opportunities within our hospital

+ Robust benefits package, including: unmatched medical insurance with zero out-of-pocket cost for inpatient and outpatient services received at wholly-owned Covenant Health facilities; tuition reimbursement opportunities; student loan repayment assistance; an employer-matched 401(k); and generous paid time off.

+ Hospital is conveniently located in Fort Sanders neighborhood of Knoxville, near downtown

+ Flexible hours & shifts available

ID3103487

FacilityFort Sanders Regional Medical Center

Department NameENVIRONMENTAL SVCS