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Housekeeping Aid Oca Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Housekeeping Aid Oca Job in MEMPHIS, TN

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $11.98 to $13.97 Grade 02 to 02
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 10/3/2017 Close Date 12/1/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates

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  • Open & closing dates

    10/03/2017 to 12/01/2017

  • Salary

    $11.98 to $13.97 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 02

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



Many vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    About the Memphis VA Medical Center: The VAMC in Memphis, Tennessee consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a sixty-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and ten community based outpatient clinics (CBOC).  It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1 Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system.  It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs.   Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics.  Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and sub specialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a fifty-three-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).  http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ 


    Of the nine active CBOCs in the catchment area, three are VA staffed and 6 are contracted.  The VA Memphis South CBOC, located 8 miles from the Memphis VA Medical Center, provided primary and mental health care to 7,174 Veterans.  The VA Memphis North CBOC, located 80 miles from the medical center, saw 6,390 patients.  The VAMC Memphis also has contract CBOCs located in Smithville and Byhalia, MS; Jonesboro and Helena, AR; Savannah and Dyersburg, TN, which provide primary and mental health care to Veterans.  As a result, the Memphis VA Medical Center CBOCs improve access and reduce the travel distance for approximately 33,000 Veterans outlying counties. 

    The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA Mid-South Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.

    VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/"]

    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. For more information on the "Who may apply" eligibility requirements, please refer to the OHRM Status Candidates and Other Candidate Definitions document.

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    This position is located in the Environmental Management Service at the Memphis VAMC, Memphis, TN.  The incumbent will performs specialized tasks in completing sanitation duties in critical patient care areas.  Areas include, but not limited to Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Med/Surg. Unit.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    * Performs independently a range of housekeeping cleaning duties.  Such as cleaning patients' rooms using sanitizing chemicals that will not compromise patients' health to disinfect surfaces.

    * Use proper cleaning solutions and/or chemicals to successfully remove stains from a variety of surfaces (floors, carpet, tile, walls, etc.)

    * Clean and sanitize restrooms:  urinals, commodes, sinks, mirrors, and etc. - Using ladders and/or scaffolds to wash ceiling fixtures; washing or replacing venetian blinds or room partitions.

    * Pushing, pulling, lifting, carrying or moving cleaning equipment around for several hours or more at a time.

    * Operate powered equipment such as scrubbing machines, buffers, carpet cleaning machines and/or industrial vacuums.

    * Standing/walking for several hours or more while cleaning and moving furniture.

    * Follow sanitation and infection control procedures to prevent the spread of bacteria.

    * Adhere to safety policies and procedures when performing manual work.

    Work Schedule: Varies shifts: (7:30am-4:00pm; noon-8:00pm; 4:00pm-midnight; midnight-8:00am) (Work Weekends and Holidays may be applicable)

    Position Title and Number:  Housekeeping Aid/50085-A

    Location of position:  Environmental Management Services, Memphis, TN

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Veterans with preference only

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    3566 Custodial Working

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480812500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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