GSW III:
CHOP

16270-en_US
CHOP
Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Healthcare
Description

Req ID: 16270

Shift: Evenings

Employment Status: AP - Active - Regular - Part Time 

Job Summary

Responsible for a variety of tasks in order to maintain required Hospital standards of sanitation, cleanliness and aesthetic appearance.  Performs a variety of housekeeping tasks, including but not limited to, cleaning fixtures and fittings, disinfecting horizontal and vertical surfaces, bed sleep surface preparation, and waste and linen removal.

Job Responsibilities

Arrive prepared to begin working.                                          

  • Be in correct designated/approved uniform (including official CHOP ID) prior to “swiping” on duty.
  • Responsible for own (personal) record of start time utilizing official CHOP Time and Attendance System within the Department.
  • Verifies assignment with immediate supervisor. 
  • Ensures availability of all supplies needed for entire shift.
  • Checks equipment prior to usage to ensure correct and safe operation.

 

Attain/maintain all assigned areas to the required level of cleanliness following designated protocol including infection control.                                             

  • Cleans soft floor surfaces utilizing dry and wet methods, including vacuuming and spot clean with a cloth or hand- held machine, etc.
  • Replenishes all assigned supplies as required (toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, lotion soaps, etc.). 
  • Damp dusts/disinfects all environmental surfaces, fixtures, fittings, and vertical and horizontal high and low. 
  • Cleans unit-based equipment (monitor, TVs, patient control panel, cribs, beds, etc.). 
  • Empties and removes all (types of) waste/linen containers in conjunction with correct protocol(s). 
  • Cleans/relines waste/linen containers in conjunction with correct protocol(s).
  • Strips and removes linens from sleep surfaces (beds, cribs, etc.) in accordance with correct protocol(s).  Cleans sleep surface. Prepares sleep surface with clean linens as per correct protocol(s).
  • Follows all notification protocols with regards to cleaning/reporting of all discharges/requests.
  • Utilizes all manual and electrical equipment including but not limited to vacuum cleaners/buffers/high speed burnishes, etc., following all safe work practices and agreed protocols.
  • Utilizes all “Hospital Approved” cleaning agents (chemicals) as per protocol, always mindful of safe and correct practices and protocols.
  • Notifies “supervisor” of specific needs (job related maintenance requests, unsafe conditions, etc.).
  • Moves furniture for cleaning purposes to ensure task completion.
  • Returns furniture, etc. to original location once work is completed.
  • Performs other duties/tasks as assigned.                                          

 

Completes the assigned work, schedule and shift.                

  • Ensures closet/cart/all used equipment is left in clean and operable condition per Department Policy.
  • Signs off duty utilizing official CHOP Time and Attendance System, located within the Department.
  • Utilizing the Time and Attendance System, should be no earlier or later than within 5 minutes of actual shift end (if required, due to work requirements this time may be extended at the request of a supervisor).      

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

High school graduate

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Good communication.
  • Able to safely and effectively operate industrial cleaning equipment.
  • Must present professional demeanor and attitude.
  • Ability to deal effectively with the public and all hospital personnel.
  • Math capability for translating/interpreting/converting chemical ratio and measure effectively.
  • Reading capability for following written instruction and posted chemical/biohazardous/radiation warning labels/signage
  • Able to safely and effectively operate industrial waste disposal equipment.
  • Must be flexible in schedule depending on assignment.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact 

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146 

Phone: 866-820-9288 

Email:TalentAcquisition@email.chop.edu

 

 

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