Housekeeping Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY

The primary function of this position is to perform routine housekeeping duties in assigned areas to maintain a clean and safe environment.  This position requires some weekend work and evening hours and involves travel to and from multiple facilities. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1.  Clean and sanitize inpatients rooms, offices, and support areas.

2.  Collect and transport trash from collection points to pickup area.

3.  Audit and refill dispensers on a daily basis.

4.  Observe and report the need for repairs to furniture and building to Facilities Manager.

5.  Maintain working knowledge of chemical SDS's to ensure proper handling and usage.

6.  Set up conference rooms for meetings.

7.  Provide top quality service to internal and external customers.

8.  Perform special projects as assigned.

9.  Work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines.

10.  Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisor at all times.

11.  Participate in Performance Improvement Processes of the clinic.

12.  Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Required:

1-year housekeeping experience.

Ability to obtain Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card.

  Ability to identify cleaning needs and not overlook details.

Preferred:

High School Diploma.

OSHA knowledge.

Must be able to see, hear, and communicate fluently in English.

Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills.

Able to effectively employ analytical and problem-solving skills.

Physical Requirements:

Able to stand for extended periods of time.

Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 30 pounds or more.

Mental/Emotional Requirements:

  Ability to work in an environment with mentally and physically challenged clients.

Ability to handle emotional and stressful situations in a calm, non-defensive, supportive attitude during crisis and potential crisis situations.

Equipment Operation:

  Basic knowledge of office equipment and computers or ability to learn.

  Ability to operate cleaning equipment.

Environmental Conditions:

  May require long or irregular hours.

  Exposure to the risk of infectious diseases.

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

TGC will provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, unless it would cause undue hardship.  We define reasonable accommodation as any change in the work environment or in the way a job is performed that enables a person with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunities.  We will make a good faith effort to list any special requirements in our job descriptions.  The physical demands of this position warrant: Sedentary Work Occasionally lifting up to 10 pounds. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.