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HOUSEKEEPER (PRN/AS NEEDED FOR ALL SHIFTS), DUKE REGIONAL ANCHOR

Location:
Durham County, NC
Company:
Duke University

Description

Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.

Prn (scheduled as needed)

Occ Summary

Performs routine manual housekeeping work cleanin g areas within a DUHSentity.

Work Performed

Empty tra sh.Clean, mop, scrub, sweep or vacuum floors, stairways, and halls.Clean , wash, dust, or polish hardware, brass, furniture, mirrors,bedside ligh ting fixtures, vents, radiators, and exteriors of cabinetsand equipment. Clean patient rooms and/or offices thoroughly by mopping floors, washing furniture, scrubbing plastic cushions, frames and cleaning and washingba throom fixtures and walls.Clean drinking fountains, ice-making machines and sand urns; cleanblinds with damp cloth or vacuum.Report repairs need ed to supervisors including broken or cracked windowpanes, leaky faucets , toilets, loose tiles, broken blinds and damagedfurniture.Follow all un iversal precautions, blood borne pathogen procedures anduse personal pro tective equipment as needed while cleaning patient careareas.May dust mo p, wax and buff floors and shampoos carpets.May be required to perform' Seven Step' cleaning of all surgical areas,wall cleaning, machine scrubb ing of floors (no finish) and related taskswith particular attention to specialized needs in the surgical area.Perform related duties as assigne d.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of basic housekeeping and cleaning proceduresAbility to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and odor control inwork areaAbility to read, wri te and follow direct written and oral instructionsAbility to integrate age-appropriate response to the specific needs ofthe patient and visitorA bility to maintain effective working relationships with other employees< /p>

Level Characteristics

N/A

Minimum Qualifications

Education

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Experience

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Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

If required to drive a DUHS vehicle, must have a valid N.C. driver's license in their possession and a good driving record.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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