HOUSEKEEPER, PT Rotating Hrs - Duke Raleigh Hosptial

Job description

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 1,300 people.The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. In fiscal year2018, Duke Raleigh Hospital admitted 9,484 patients and had 230,957 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as #14 in North Carolina and #6 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

Occ Summary

Performs routine manual housekeeping work cleanin g areas within a DUHSentity.

Work Performed

Empty 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 Abilities

Working 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 a ge-appropriate response to the specific needs ofthe patient and visitorA bility to maintain effective working relationships with other employees< /p>

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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 University 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 essential job 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.




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Posted: 7/23/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2019
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