Housekeeper II - Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia

Professional Service Contracts Inc.
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
United States

Professional, Scientific Services
Security Clearance Required
To $17.08
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Who We Are:

PCSI is a non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities through employment, advocacy, and partnerships. We vet, prepare, lead, and sustain a skilled workforce that provides top-tier services at job sites across the country. Our areas of expertise are wide and diverse; total facilities maintenance, hospital environmental services, custodial and grounds, disability awareness training, job coaching, and job placement are just a few. We integrate people with disabilities and veterans into meaningful jobs with competitive wages and benefits. Serving people of all abilities in their life’s journey is at the heart of what we do.

What You'll Do as Housekeeper II:

· Cleans and supplies patient rooms, wards, nursing stations, lounges, lavatories, bathrooms, offices, and any other areas as assigned.

· Maintains a high level of productivity while working safely and dependably.

· Uses cleaning devices such as light mops, small ringer, dusters, household-type vacuum cleaners and other tools, chemicals and supplies necessary to perform job duties.

· Performs specific cleaning tasks, including dusting horizontal surfaces; emptying waste baskets and removing trash; damp-wiping furniture; cleaning and polishing metal and porcelain bathroom fixtures; dry mopping and sanitizing floors of rooms and offices; spot-cleaning walls and windows; replenishing room supplies; making beds and sorting and distributing linen.

· Maintains assigned equipment for cleanliness and report needed repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures.

· In case of fire or other emergency, assist in escorting ambulatory patients to exits.

· In case of community disaster, assist nurses in making extra beds and perform other duties as assigned.

· Adhere to company rules, technical procedures and safety policies as may be communicated to employees verbally or in writing.

· Works effectively with other team members. Continually improves and develops skills and knowledge.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements
What You'll Need to Be Successful:

· High school diploma or GED.

· Minimum one year of public sector (school, hospital, clinic, etc.) related experience preferred.

· Experience using cleaning equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Ability to walk, stand, stoop, bend, and reach.

· Use of hands and fingers to handle or feel. Ability to reach with hands and arms.

· Ability to push/pull up to 100 pounds.

· Demonstrated ability to read and understand service requests, container labels, product information and directions on cleaning chemicals and other materials.

· Working knowledge of cleaning methods, chemicals, and equipment.

· Working knowledge of safety practices as related to the work.

· Ability to follow directions, work rules and procedures, accept constructive criticism and interact harmoniously with coworkers, hospital staff and visitors.

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Other Requirements:

· Ability to pass criminal, drug, and driving screening.

· Ability to be exposed to various dirt, debris, and odors. Ability to be exposed to various dirt, debris, and odors. Subject to hazards associated with working in a health care environment that may cause personal harm; diseases, cuts, bruises, burns, common colds, influenza, dust, odors, and elevated noise levels.

· Ability to work any time or day of the week, including weekends and holidays.

· Possess valid driver’s license and maintain good driving record.

· If required, ability to obtain and maintain security clearance and base access to assigned site(s).

Equal Opportunity Employment

PCSI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All Veterans and/or persons with all types of disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply!
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