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Housekeeping Aide

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

M Health Fairview is looking for a Housekeeping Aide at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN! This position is 48 hours per two week pay period on the Day Shift and is benefit eligible!
Summary: The Housekeeping Aide performs cleaning duties as assigned to keep the facility orderly, attractive, clean and sanitary.
12:00PM - 5:00PM Monday through Friday.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and follows, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in building and implementing improvements to achieve clinical happiness and efficient outcomes

  • Cleans all occupied rooms daily to build a clean, sanitary environment for patients

  • Prepares discharge units and/or surgical procedure and completes end of day cleaning in surgical procedures rooms to provide a clean sanitary environment

  • Maintains and clean and attractive areas including: maintaining of hard surface and carpeted flooring, cleans offices and public areas, collects and disposes of waste

  • Cleans up after emergency spills and breakages to prevent exposure to substances that could be hazardous in a timely manner

  • Maintains and performs special work assignments and reports to supervisor upon completion to follow quality and frequency standards in department policy and procedure manual

  • Understands the security requirements of medications and IV solutions

  • Restocks paper supplies upon daily cleaning of area to ensure they are adequately filled and maintains linen distribution system to provide user areas with adequate amounts of linen to give patient care

  • Mixes, uses supplies and maintains equipment to aid in cost containment and safety

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Previous Housekeeping/Environmental Service experience

    • Able to lift 0 - 40lbs frequently

    • Capable of standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting, kneeling, and reaching continuously throughout a shift

    • Capable of pushing and pulling a maid cart, linen cart, or various equipment (over 100lbs) on tile and carpeted floors continuously throughout a shift

    • Capable to handle/interact with all chemicals used (i.e. bleach, wax, disinfectant, etc.)

    • Capable to work weekends, holidays, and even hours as needed per assigned area

    • Must have interpersonal skills in English (reading, writing, and speaking)

    • Requires ability to work independently

    • Able to clean using repetitive motions, reach above shoulders, stoop and bend at the knees.

      Desired Skills:

      • Excellent customer service and communication

        Additional Requirements:

        • Depending on individual job assignment must be able to operate automated cleaning equipment/machinery.

        • Proficient in speaking and reading the English language

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          Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals-including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital-serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.
          Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview's 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.
          Vaccination Update
          As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.
          EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.
          Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville
          Posted Date 3 days ago (3/3/2023 9:01 AM)
          Requisition ID 2023-107644
          Profession Support & Facility Services
          Speciality Housekeeping/Environmental Services
          Department Environmental Svcs
          Shift evening
          Hours per 2 weeks 48
          Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, Burnsville , Housekeeping Aide, Hospitality & Tourism , Burnsville, Minnesota

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