Providence Health & Services Housekeeper in Walla Walla, Washington
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Providence is calling a Housekeeper (Environmental Services, Variable, 1.0 FTE) to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Consistently demonstrate adherence to the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments and Compliance Integrity Program and any other organization or departmental materials related to compliance with laws, regulatory requirements.
Consistently demonstrate adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to the performance and job expectations.
Employee demonstrate knowledge of PSMMC’s policy on Patients Rights and Responsibilities and respect these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities.
Actively participate in departmental and organization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards.
Demonstrate leadership by performing his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PSMMC promotes to the communities we serve.
Participate in hospital and department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff.
Maintain the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to hospital policy, laws and regulations as appropriate.
Follow established policies and procedures to identify and reduce the risks of acquiring or transmitting infection.
Maintain positive working relationships and fosters a cooperative work environment.
Communicate clearly and appropriately using age specific standards with patients and families of patients.
Communicate in a professional and appropriate manner when interacting with colleagues, supervisors, peers, physicians, etc. Friendly, positive customer relations required.
Provide clear, concise, pertinent reports/information.
Perform all phases of department responsibilities according to established procedures and time frames as assigned by supervisor. Duties may include: cleaning of restrooms, offices, exam rooms, public areas, patient rooms, surgery rooms, entrances, waste removal, biohazards waste removal, recycled materials removal, wall washing, window cleaning, cleaning of furniture and furnishings, carpet vacuuming, carpet deep cleaning, hard floor mopping and/or refinishing, dusting, moving furniture and supplies, meeting room set up, linen delivery, soiled linen pick up, and other duties as assigned.
Perform duties at a level of quality that meets or exceeds established standards.
Amount of work properly completed meets or exceeds established rates of productivity.
Operate equipment in a proper, safe and efficient manner. Cleans and returns the equipment to the proper location after each use.
Perform duties in a safe and prudent manner. Safely uses ladders, tools, and equipment. Uses chemicals according to manufacturer’s instructions as to dilutions, proper application and safety precautions. Strives to provide a safe environment for others.
Maintain confidentiality when in areas with sensitive information, or when disposing of sensitive information
Initiate and participate in weekly QA inspections.
Follow applicable dress codes.
Promptly reports items needing repair to the Facilities Department.
Employee completes all tasks and duties accurately and timely within assigned shift. Demonstrates initiative to perform job duties autonomously.
Attend mandatory and other education offerings per department and hospital requirements. May assist with education on the unit.
Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
- High School Diploma or G.E.D.
About the hospital you will serve:
Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Environmental Services
Location: Washington-Walla Walla
Req ID: 311150