Under the direction of the Supervisor, Housekeeping or designate, the Housekeeping Aide
carries out a variety of light and heavy cleaning duties. Performs daily cleaning and disinfecting of all high contact elements and surfaces as well as discharge cleaning and disinfecting of inpatient and resident rooms. Replenishes supplies and maintains related equipment in accordance with established procedures. Transports linens, equipment and furniture using appropriate equipment.
SkillsAbility to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
EducationGrade 10 or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
DutiesPerforms routine cleaning and disinfecting of areas such as patient/resident rooms, and ambulatory, clinical, procedure, operating, diagnostic and emergency rooms, including all elements within these areas such as floors, stairways, walls, windows, and ceilings.
Performs daily cleaning and disinfecting of all high contact elements and surfaces such as patient equipment, toilets, sinks, furniture, doors, and dispensers.
Replenishes dispenser supplies such as paper towel, toilet paper, liquid hand soap, lotion, and alcohol-based hand rub.
Performs discharge cleaning and disinfecting of in-patient and resident rooms including stripping and making beds, and tidying items. Transports soiled linen to pick up location.
Transports and/or moves items such as equipment and furniture using appropriate equipment.
Performs daily floor care and carpet cleaning and maintenance such as dust checking and mopping floors, vacuuming, spot cleaning carpet and matting with appropriate equipment.
Maintains related equipment by cleaning, lubricating and replacing items such as pads, bags and filters.
Empties and cleans waste containers and transports waste for disposal in compactor and/or incinerator.
Reports malfunctioning equipment and furniture as well as supply needs to the Supervisor.
Reports hazards, unusual occurrences, accidents and unsafe situations to the Supervisor or designate.
Performs other related duties as required.
Employees of Providence Health Care receive an excellent and comprehensive health benefit package, as per their collective agreement or terms and conditions of employment.
*Other benefit packages may apply if this is an affiliate posting.
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