Housekeeper - Memorial Hospital Lafayette County
Darlington, WI US
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description
800 Clay Street – Darlington, WI 53530
Job Title:         Housekeeper
Reports to:     Facilities Supervisor
Supervisory Responsibilities:  None
Position Qualifications:
  • Experience cleaning, performing laundry duties
  • Ability to perform general cleaning of hospital and clinics
  • Ability to follow Universal Precautions and Isolation Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, departmental staff, and visitors
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions with respect to duties assigned
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to be flexible in shifts worked or assigned – including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to follow and knowledge of Safety Sanitation practices
  • Ability to follow and knowledge of Infection Control Practices
  • General Cleaning of all areas of the hospital/clinics including patient care and non-patient care areas
  • Waste Disposal, Dusting and Cleaning including vacuuming, cleaning of floors, walls, furniture, equipment, and any other cleaning as assigned or needed.
  • Storage and rotation of supplies
  • Working varied shifts and weekends
Typical Physical Demands:
  • Full range of body motion and dexterity to allow for the significant handling, transferring, pushing/
pulling, and lifting of materials and equipment
  • Ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift, carry, push or pull over 50 pounds
  • Independent mobility
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Hand-Eye Coordination, finger dexterity, odor, color, and texture perception and discrimination, functional visual ability and depth perception, functional sound perception and discrimination, and functional verbal speech ability.
  • Frequent bending, twisting, balancing, and reaching at or above and below shoulder level, as well as occasional kneeling and climbing
  • Ability to wear gloves and other protective equipment and know the appropriate time they should be worn
  • Ability to flex schedule to work irregular hours as assigned
Working Conditions:
  • Exposure to disagreeable orders, communicable diseases, and bodily fluids
  • Exposure to chemical compounds of medications and treatments
  • Exposure to chemicals such as disinfectants, cleaners, soaps, and other agents
  • Exposure to latex, plastic, and other materials used for personal protective equipment
  • Exposure to noise and distractions
  • Exposure to unpredictable behaviors
Employee Responsibility in an Emergency:
As an employee of Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County, you are expected to respond to emergencies involving the safety of patients, other employees, visitors and the facility.  This includes the ability to assist with a possible evacuation of facility if that has been deemed necessary.
Management Statement:
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will also perform other reasonable job related duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or other management personnel.  Management reserves the right to change job responsibilities, duties and hours as needs prevail.  This document is for management communication only and not intended to imply a written or implied contract of employment.
I have read the above job description and fully understand the requirements set forth.  I know of no limitations which would prevent me from performing these functions with or without accommodation.
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                 Employee Signature                                                                                               Date
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                Supervisory Signature                                                                                 Date
                                                                                                                                                Updated:  4/11/2017


Contact Information
For additional information, please contact Kathy Kuepers, COO, at 608-776-4466 or Kathy.kuepers@mymhlc.
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
6:00 am to 2:30 pm
Salary and Benefits
Prorated Lafayette County benefits package including WI State Health Insurance, WI Retirement and Life Insurance. Various AFLAC policies, restorative dental, preventative dental, flexible spending (medical and dependent care) and vision insurances available by payroll deduction. Generous paid time off to include sick days, 11 holidays, vacation and personal time.
Required Education
Some High School
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