Virginia Mason Memorial Housekeeper in Yakima, Washington
ROLE SUMMARY The Housekeeper maintains cleanliness of all areas of Yakima Valley Memorial to ensure standards of health, safety, and infection control. Cleans assigned areas of the hospital efficiently and completely. Maintains cleaning equipment. Keeps hospital clean by picking up debris from floors in hallways. Follows daily and weekly cycle cleaning requirements. Works with mops, vacuums, carpet sweepers, brushes, brooms, and housekeeping chemicals and cleaners. Manage linen and housekeeping carts. Organize on-duty time to accommodate workload, including unanticipated changes in assignments. Ensures adequate levels of soap, paper, and other supplies are maintained. Observes and reports any needed repair of equipment, furniture, building and fixtures as necessary to Environmental Services Supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Experience: Housekeeping experience preferred. Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance required dependent on work area.
Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.
We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.
As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!
“Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.”