Environmental Services (Housekeeping) Worker PRN, Various Shifts

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

HCA Healthcare Palatka, FL

Palatka, FL
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Code: 26760-556

PRN/Per Diem


PUTNAM COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER, a 99-bed, acute care facility, located at 611 Zeagler Drive, in Palatka, provides the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained, caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County. The hospital serves North Central Florida with a full complement of quality healthcare services while maintaining cost-effectiveness.

The hospital provides individualized care directed to the specific needs of each patient. Putnam Community Medical Center offers a 10-bed Intensive/Critical Care Unit, Step-Down Care Unit, Cardiac Cath Lab, medical and surgical units, family birthplace center, and a 24-hour emergency department. We also provide inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.


* Support PCMC s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities

* Under the direction of the EVS manager and or the EVS Supervisor the EVS Aide performs a variety of duties including: discharge room cleaning, occupied patient room cleaning, isolation room cleaning, general office cleaning and cleaning of all of the ancillary areas of the hospital, and outer buildings.


* Consistently deliver the best in customer service and patient care. As a team member, demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with patients, families, visitors and other employees

* Champion PCMC s mission, vision and values; comply with the policies and procedures, ethical standards and code of conduct set forth by the company

* Disinfects and cleans the facility following the CDC, OSHA and Infection Control Guidelines. To insure the esthetic and aseptic standards are met throughout the facility.

* Washes and disinfects beds and furniture

* Damp dusts all horizontal surfaces, TV s, overhead lights, blinds

* Dusts and wet mops floors, not pushing dirt into corners

* Cleans and disinfects all bathroom fixtures

* Upon patient discharge will clean and disinfect room and restroom

* Completes all discharge cleaning within 30 minutes, occupied room cleaning within 12 minutes

* Cleans and disinfects public areas, nutrition rooms, waiting areas, utility rooms, med rooms, offices, conference rooms, physician dictation areas, nurse s stations, ancillary areas of the facility and grounds

* Gathers and disposes of refuse, regular trash, and infectious waste; according to procedure; cleaning and relining the receptacles

* Collects soiled linen, secures the bag, and places it in the proper container for pick up

* Maintains hospital and departmental equipment in clean, good condition

* Responsible for economical use of supplies

* Follows BSI precautions when handling trash, soiled linen, and bio-hazardous waste

* At completion of assigned duties, reports to manager / supervisor for additional project

* Participates in emergency preparedness drills, and actual emergencies as instructed

* Follows all hospital and department safety policies and procedures at all times

* Follows all hospital and department safety policies and procedures at all times

* Greets patients upon entering the room, smiles and maintains an even voice level being respectful of the patient s privacy and needs


EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent preferred

EXPERIENCE: Six months of hospital cleaning preferred

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Last Edited: 09/09/2016