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Housekeeper


Ponce, Puerto Rico

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Job ID 21000FYE

Available Openings 1

Position Specific Information

Full-time (32 horas a la semana)

Ponce



PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Supports FMCNA’s mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and FMS policy requirements. Responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness and hygiene of the facility and overall physical plant.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides a clean, hygienic, and pleasant working environment for the facility.

  • Ensures that all areas are properly cleaned and disinfected, especially locations where patients and visitors will be present. May be called upon to clean areas immediately following spills.

  • Responsible for cleaning and ensuring that all facility equipment is free from debris, dust, stains, etc. This may also include facility televisions, computers, HVAC units & vents, and furniture.

  • Ensures that all waste containers and trash receptacles (regular and biohazard waste), and recyclables are disposed of properly, per facility policies and procedures.

  • Cleans all bathrooms, kitchen areas, waiting areas, break rooms, conference rooms, offices, treatment areas, storage/ water treatment rooms, as well as certain exterior premises of the building such as front and back porch, parking area, among others. Cleans sinks, countertops, toilets, floors, mirrors, doors, walls, etc.

  • Sweeps, washes, waxes, vacuums, cleans all floors when necessary.

  • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures related to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and Hazard Material Identification System (HMIS) for all chemicals and solutions used at the facility.

  • Maintains the cleaning supply area by keeping it organized and properly labeled. Obtains supplies from supply room and ensures that they are kept in order and in adequate quantities. Reports cleaning supply needs in a timely and orderly fashion to supervisor for ordering.

  • Furnishes pertinent areas with hygienic material (soap, sanitizer, paper towels, sanitary rolls, paper cups, etc.)

  • Reports leaking faucets, clogged drains, or any other maintenance type problems to appropriate party.

  • May be asked to clean dialysis prep areas using proper cleaning solution(s) and techniques. Responsible for the documentation, handling, labeling and dilution of disinfectants used at facility.

  • May be asked to clean dialysis stations, post dialysis treatment - May be asked to wash the inside of the facility’s windows

  • May be required to perform inventory and supply functions, including receiving, handling, stocking, and counting materials and supplies. May be required to perform physical transfer of supplies to and from other locations.

  • May be required to perform certain physical plant repair and maintenance such as painting, changing lamp bulbs, ceiling tiles, locks, shelving, tending to clogged drains, etc.

  • May be called to assist technical or nursing staff with basic functions such as moving equipment, lifting and carrying heavy objects (such as jugs, boxes, etc.)

  • Initiate the RO machine and perform initial water quality testing, document results on the appropriate logs

  • Initiate the (SDS) system following written policies and procedures and document all activities and quality control testing on the appropriate logs

  • Perform total chlorine testing in coordination with the charge nurse, document results on the corresponding logs

  • Calibrate meters utilized for water quality and bicarbonate testing

  • Prepare bicarbonate solution as needed and document the preparation and quality control testing on the corresponding log

  • Prepare Granuflo solution as needed and document the preparation, transfer, and quality control testing on the corresponding log

  • Perform shut down of the SDS system at the end of daily operations. Will follow written policies and procedures when performing the daily rinse and weekly disinfect with bleach solution. Document all activities on the corresponding log.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

SUPERVISION:

  • None

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma preferred

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 0 – 1 year’s prior experience in cleaning/housekeeping preferred

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.