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Job Title:
Housekeeper

Posted Date:
12/1/2012
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Housekeeping
Languages:
-   -   -

Job Description


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Mission: Together, advancing compassionate, quality care.
Vision: An Exceptional Community Hospital - Setting Standards, Exceeding Expectations.
Values: Respect, Teamwork, Compassion, Trust, Knowledge, Accountability.


POSITION:
Housekeeper

DEPARTMENT:
Housekeeping

BARGAINING UNIT:
CLAC

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Secondary School Diploma.
-Certificate, Front Line Housekeepers course preferred
-Dangerous Goods Transportation certificate preferred
-Able to read, write and follow oral and written instructions.
-Computer skills to include outlook, order entry, basic word, safety monitor pro training, knowledge of intranet navigation
-Understanding of WHMIS, Infection Control, Safety, Family and Patient Centered Care, Waste Management protocols
-One year Housekeeping experience in Health Care setting
-Experience with equipment, such as floor maintainers, auto scrubbers, upholstery cleaners, vacuums and ladders.
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Excellent motor coordination an asset.
-Ability to communicate and follow all instructions, pleasant and flexible.
-Effective communication skills to deal with patients, families and staff.
-Team and customer focused, work well with patients, families, volunteers, other staff and contract employees.
-Open to change and proactive.
-Ability to work alone and prioritize - self motivated.
-Must be punctual and accountable.
-Must be flexible and accommodating.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-All Housekeeping duties related to custodial work, and Infection Control.
-Essential duties, cleaning in patient and non patient care in all areas of the hospital.
-Flexibility and availability to work days, afternoons, midnights and weekends.
-Ability to operate cleaning equipment, i.e. floor maintainers, auto scrubbers, upholstery cleaners, vacuums and ladders.