EVS Assistant / Housekeeper
The Housekeeper is responsible for daily cleaning and supplying of patient rooms, wards, nursing stations, lounges, lavatories, bathrooms, offices, and other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Housekeeping Department and in accordance with hospital objectives The housekeeper will use cleaning devices including 12 oz. wet mops, small wringers, dusters, vacuum cleaners, and other necessary tools, chemicals, and supplies. Supplies will be transported on special housekeeping carts. Works closely with nursing staff and patients. About Rapides Regional Medical Center
Founded in 1903 at the corner of Second and Lee streets in Alexandria, Louisiana, Rapides Regional Medical Center represents a proud heritage of compassionate healthcare services coupled with the most advanced technology of the day.
With a continued emphasis on progressive care, Rapides Regional Medical Center has grown to meet the continually changing needs of our patients and the rapidly advancing technology of modern healthcare. Located in downtown Alexandria and easily accessible from Interstate 49, the hospital is licensed for 328 beds and fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital participates in the Medicare, Medicaid and Champus programs as well as a number of commercial insurance and managed care programs.
Rapides Regional Medical Center offers a wide array of services including general medicine, general surgery, cardiovascular surgery, bypass surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, intensive care and telemetry, oncology services, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopaedic services, physical therapy, skilled nursing services, respiratory therapy, lithotripsy and various outpatient services. At the beginning of 2012, Rapides Regional Medical Center became the first verified Level II Trauma Center in Louisiana. The medical staff includes physicians in more than 30 medical specialties.
Rapides Regional Medical Center set a shining example by becoming a three-time winner of the Louisiana Quality Award. This award honors businesses and organizations that are leaders in the pursuit of quality and service. Rapides Regional Medical Center was also honored by being named one of the nation's "100 Top Hospitals - Benchmarks for Success." The annual study lists hospitals based on quality, operations and financial management. In addition, we operate the area's first Certified Stroke Center, offering comprehensive stroke care from the minute a patient walks through our door to the time they go home. Plus we are the only accredited, Cycle III Chest Pain Center in Central Louisiana. Benefits for Full Time Employees include:
- Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
- 401K Plan with employer match
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Flexible Spending Account
- Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits
- Direct Deposit
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Discounts
- And more!
Must be able to read and understand written and oral instruction
MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs cleaning function in assigned areas and established schedules following the 7-Step cleaning process
- Assist in cleaning of emergency spills observed or upon request.
- Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and have repairs made when needed.
- Observe and report the need for repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures.
- Must be able to stoop, bend, and lift objects no more than 25 lbs.
- Must be able to work any shift hour.
- Must be able (after training) to demonstrate the correct use of chemicals, supplies and tools assigned.
- Must be able to (after training) demonstrate the 7-Step cleaning process
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