Temporary Housekeeper

Recruitment #220510-F50A-65

Introduction

Housekeeping Custodial Worker (Temporary)
OK Department of Veterans Affairs
Location:
Claremore, OK

Schedule: up to 24 hours per week (not to exceed 999 hours worked in a 12-month period)
Pay Rate: $11.68 per hour
This is a temporary, non-benefited position that will work no more than 24 hours per week.

The Claremore Veterans Center is approximately 30 minutes from downtown Tulsa just off historic Route 66 nestled between a beautifully manicured golf course and Rogers State University’s 160-acre nature reserve.

Completed in 1988, this modern 302-bed facility is dedicated to the ideal that caring for Oklahoma’s veterans is our primary mission. The Center provides 24-hour medical and nursing care. Our 5 fully licensed medical staff work closely with a full range of nursing staff consisting of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aides. A holistic plan of care is provided for each resident and family, utilizing the expertise of our full time staff from such diverse areas as dietetics, rehabilitation, recreational therapy, laboratory, pharmacy, X-ray and social work services.

Due to the demand for specialized care of Oklahoma veterans with dementia, a new 52-bed special needs unit for Alzheimer’s/dementia care opened in December 2002.

Center activities include bingo, rodeos, arts and crafts, pool tournaments, field trips and fishing in our well-stocked pond. A 2,000-square foot covered pavilion is available for resident and family activities.

The Claremore Veterans Center is a functioning memorial to Oklahoma’s wartime veterans provided by the grateful people of the state of Oklahoma.

BASIC PURPOSE
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving the care and cleaning of a state institution, public building, or state lodge or in the supervision or management of employees performing these duties.
 
TYPICAL FUNCTIONS
• Sweeps, dusts, mops, scrubs, washes, vacuums, waxes, and polishes building floors, walls, woodwork, windows, furniture, equipment, and hardware.
• Cleans and sanitizes laboratories, washrooms, and bedrooms, keeps washrooms supplied with paper, towels, and soap.
• Collects and disposes of trash and garbage; moves equipment and furniture such as beds, tables, and chairs.
• Performs sanitary inspections in designated areas for purposes of infection control.
• Replaces and removes medically contaminated sharps and/or medically soiled and contaminated dressings and supplies.

LEVEL DESCRIPTOR
This is the entry level of this job family where employees are assigned routine work involving sweeping, mopping, dusting, disposing of trash, and other simple cleaning duties. Training will be provided in completing more advanced tasks, such as the disposal of restricted or environmentally hazardous materials.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include ability to follow oral and written instructions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:  None required.

Special Requirements
ODVA has designated this position to be safety sensitive as defined by 63 O.S. § 427.8.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.