Position Summary: The Housekeeper is responsible for providing the highest quality of housekeeping services to the hospital. The Housekeeper strives to maintain a safe and sanitary environment for patients, visitors, and staff by utilizing available resources and approved housekeeping techniques, such as a 7-step method.Position Qualifications:1. Ability to meet minimum hospital hiring standards.2. High school or equivalent education preferred.Essential Job Functions*:1. Maintains a clean and safe working environment, including the cleanliness of carts, closets and janitorial equipment.2. Is responsible to keep the daily assigned area (whether is be clinical or ancillary) up to the cleaning and safety standards. Checklists are provider for guidance and are required to be completed daily.3. Transports soiled linen, trash, and medical waste/biohazard separately, from all areas to the designated holding area. Also must keep holding areas locked when not in use.4. Performs the essential cleaning duties ton include: vacuuming, dust mopping, wet mopping, dusting, empties trash, clean windows, clean walls, ceilings, lights, cleans furniture, stocks consumables and any other cleaning task that may be assigned.5. Informs director or lead of any operational issues such as staffing changes, work performance, and supplies etc.6. Is knowledgeable of the content of chemicals and the MSDS manual. 7. Actively participates in team building activities such as daily stretch, daily huddle and any scheduled staff meetings.8. Maintains flexibility as job functions and duties may change depending on the housekeeping needs of the hospital.Essential Physical, Mental and/or Environmental Working Conditions:1. Must be able to meet the physical/mental demands of position with or without accommodation. See checklist (page 2) for specific physical, mental and environmental working conditions.2. Must be able to utilize good judgment, demonstrate patience, and maintain a professional demeanor at all times.3. Must be able to work in a busy and stressful environment.4. This position has the potential for placing the employee at risk for occupational exposure. Definition of occupational exposure: any reasonable anticipated eye, skin, mucus membrane, or potential contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's duties.
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.