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Encompass Health Reading Rehabilitation Hospital

 We offer benefits beginning on your first day of employment. 

Encompass Health Reading Rehabilitation Hospital is Joint Commission Certified and specializes in rehabilitative care across a wide-array of diagnoses. 

For over 50 years, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Reading has been serving patients from Berks, Chester, Montgomery, Lehigh, Lancaster counties and beyond. 

Located on 35 acres of gently rolling hills, in Berks County, south of Reading and just five miles from the turnpike, Encompass Health Reading is a 60-bed acute rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive and rehabilitation services as well as Home Health service.

https://www.encompasshealth.com/readingrehab

 

We Proudly Display our Gold Seal of Approval®

Stroke Rehabilitation ∙ Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation ∙ Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Amputation Rehabilitation- Parkinson’s Rehabilitation

 

Do you want to do something meaningful in your career? 

Do you have hospital or institutional cleaning experience?

 

Our housekeeping staff are the first line of defense in providing patient comfort, while offering superior service and the opportunity to make the patient's experience more pleasant. You will be part of an industry leading hospital that provides a wide range of physical rehabilitation services, a large group of highly skilled, physicians, therapists and nurses, and the most innovative equipment and rehabilitation technology, ensuring that all patients have access to the highest quality care.

 

Our guiding principles are lead with empathy, do what’s right and focus on the positive for our patients and each other.  If this sounds like something that you would want to become part of, we welcome your application.

 

The Environmental Services Aide (Housekeeper) maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe environment in all areas of the Hospital in accordance with HealthSouth quality standards, as well as local, state and federal regulations.

 

Cleans assigned areas of the facility such as: (1) high dusting, (2) dry mop floor, (3) damp wipe all horizontal services and spot clean walls, (4) clean bathroom, (5) empty trash and replace with clean liner, (6) wet mop the floor, and (7) self inspect your work, to ensure a clean environment for patients and staff. Work schedules are expected to be completed thoroughly by the end of each shift.


Uses the proper cleaning chemical for the specific task it is designed, and never mixes or puts chemical in an inappropriately labeled bottle.


Responds to emergency cleaning requests within five minutes of receiving the notice.


Will move furniture, relocate beds, and stock supplies as requested by supervisor.


Is aware of pertinent Right to Know information and proper fire safety response procedures.

 

Responsible for completing all tasks requested by supervisor in timely manner and with a positive attitude.

 

 

 

Keywords: House keeper, housekeeping, maid, cleaning services, institutional cleaning, 19607

 

Qualifications Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent. 

English language skills required.

 

Prior experience in an institutional or hotel setting helpful.

License or Certification: - N/A Education, Training and Years of Experience: - High School diploma or GED preferred - Previous housekeeping experience preferred Machines, Equipment Used: - High duster, vacuum, mop, spray bottles, floor polisher, linen carts, trash carts - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis and ability to push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes lifting, pushing and/or pulling equipment, supplies and tools. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting pushing and/or pulling are undertaken that exceeds these minimum requirements - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel and crouch. Compliance: - Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. - Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Exposure to cleaning solvents & chemicals - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 1623 Morgantown Road, Reading 19607
Shift: Evening Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2131229
Contact Name - External: Jessica Heffner
Contact Email - External: Jessica.Heffner@Encompasshealth.com