Housekeeping Lead - Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute
Location: Escondido, California
Hospitality, Facility, Environmental Support
Internal Number: 2819119
Palomar Health Rehabilitation Institute - Escondido, CA
Kindred Healthcare and Palomar Health have signed a Joint Venture and opened a new acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The two-story, 58,000-square-foot facility features 52 inpatient beds and is located on the campus of Palomar Medical Center in Escondido, California. The new hospital offers treatment services to a variety of rehabilitation patient types, including brain injury and stroke patients. This is San Diego County's first standalone rehabilitation hospital.
Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values - our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care - and quality care is what we do every day!
Plans, organizes, coordinates and controls the activities of the Environmental Services Department. This position performs cleaning duties in the hospital in order to keep it in a clean and orderly condition.
Cleans patient rooms, restrooms, lounges, offices, corridors, walls and windows daily or as scheduled.
Vacuums, sweeps, mops floors; replaces paper and soap products in restrooms, cleans mirrors, sinks and toilets, etc.
Operates various types of equipment and machinery to include vacuums, hand trucks, and mini-extractors.
Collects and remove trash from buildings each day.
Inspects and evaluates physical condition of the hospital.
Submits recommendations to management for painting, repairs, and furnishings, relocation of equipment and reallocation of space.
Periodically inventories equipment and supplies.
Investigates new and improved cleaning equipment, methods and supplies and communicates information to employees.
Properly trains and guides EVS personnel within established policy.
Assigns daily tasks to EVS personnel to ensure proper coverage of the hospital.
Participates in information management, performance improvement and infection control programs.
Ensures compliance with JCAHO, federal, state and local regulations and standards.
Reports any malfunctions and maintenance problems.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
Previous experience in acute care setting preferred.
Previous cleaning or housekeeping experience required.
Ability to communicate with patients, visitors and other hospital staff.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Job : Housekeeping/Environmental Services Primary Location : CA-Escondido-Palomar Health Rehab Hospital Organization : 3844 - Palomar Health Rehab Hospital Shift : Day