Delaware State Job Bank Employer Housekeeping in Wilmington, Delaware

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Description: Under direct supervision, performs daily cleaning tasks for patient and resident rooms, nursing station, lounges, restrooms, offices, clinic areas, and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department and in accordance with facility standards and objectives. In addition, delivers and stocks clean linen throughout the facility while adhering to Infection control standards for handling.

Skills: 1 year of experience required.

Duties: To perform most of the position responsibilities, the Environmental services aide shall:


Perform all environmental services-related tasks demonstrating service orientation to fellow employees, client staff and customers. Perform basic cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods. Dusts horizontal surfaces,

empties wastebaskets, removes waste, relines basket. Damp wipe cleans all furniture. Cleans and polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms. Mops and sanitizes floors of rooms and offices. Spot cleans walls and windows.

Polishes metal surfaces. Replenishes room supplies. Performs check-out cleaning as assigned. Vacuums carpets; spot cleans as needed. Sorts and distributes linen as assigned.

Transports soiled linen to central collection point.

Perform heavier cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods: Dust and wet mop floors.

Vacuum for cleaning and bacteria control with industrial vacuum. Transport waste to and from utility rooms and other collection points and dispose of waste by sterilization and/or placement in holding area. Cycle clean induction units, light fixtures and windows. Cycle clean ceilings and walls. Measure and mix cleaning chemicals.

Assist in cleaning of emergency spills when observed or upon request. Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and recommends repairs as needed. Observe and report the general need for repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures. In case of fire or other internal disaster, assists in evacuating ambulatory patients and residents to exits.

In case of community disaster, assists nursing in making up extra beds and other duties as assigned. Perform all other tasks which may be assigned. Interactions: The Environmental services aide to include the following: 1.

Working primarily independently of other aides. Taking regular direction from Environmental Services Operations manager/s. Interacts routinely with staff, and visitors.

Engages patients in conversation daily as service/requests are provided.