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Buena Vista Health & Recovery Centers Housekeeper in Tucson, Arizona

Position Summary

Buena Vista Health and Recovery Centers is a growing, state of the art healthcare recovery center with multiple locations. We are currently seeking an EVS Housekeeper to join our team of passionate healthcare professionals at our Tucson, AZ Campus.

This position works to maintain a sterile environment in and around the facility by maintaining cleanliness and a germ-free environment that is constantly exposed to the spread of germs and diseases. This role is also responsible for ensuring all cleaning chemicals are used as prescribed.

The EVS Housekeeper will be scheduled to work day shifts, Monday-Friday.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for, but not limited to, the cleanliness of assessment rooms, waiting rooms, handrails, offices of administrative staff, and restrooms. This includes floors, windows, furniture, and equipment.

  • Terminal cleaning of client rooms including disinfecting and making clients? beds, which can include cleaning of blood and other bodily fluids

  • Distribute clean towels, bed sheets, pillowcases, and wash cloths to clients

  • Dispose of waste in wastebaskets and sanitizes wastebaskets

  • Appropriate disposal of medical waste products like syringes, wound care waste, hand gloves etc.

  • Ensure standard precautions of safety in a health facility are strictly complied with

  • Proper storage of housekeeping equipment and/or materials like brushes, brooms, disinfectants, rags, and hand gloves

  • Respond to urgent and emergent situations in relation to cleaning facility environment

  • Exhibits courtesy, tact, and poise when interacting with clients, families, and other personnel

  • Adjusts to fluctuating peaks in client flow, acuity, and other operational demands while maintaining quality

  • Performs other duties as assigned by administration

Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience performing housekeeping duties at a facility and a proven track record of excellent hygienic practice

  • An understanding of the English language

  • Knowledge of the process of sterilizing general equipment

  • Willingness to maintain an open mind to the acquisition of new skills and knowledge while on the job, especially the use of chemicals and understanding of basic safety procedures

  • Mathematical skills needed to mix cleaning agents appropriately in accordance with the prescription of the manufacturer

  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

  • Proven ability and/or inclination to follow instructions and uses good judgment know when and where it is necessary to take initiative

  • Ability to work under exposure to dust

  • Willingness to learn and ask questions, accept feedback and be accountable

  • Team player and ability to work well with other staff

  • Ability to maintain a positive disposition

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Prior training in housekeeping practices

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