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April 2014 Facility Focus

Optimizing Performance, Productivity And People

How best practices, employee training and new technologies drive results in the Duke University Health System.

April 04, 2014
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About REH

Registered Executive Housekeeper (REH) is the highest educational designation offered by the nonprofit IEHA (formerly, the International Executive Housekeepers Association).

REH status is renewed every three years by examination or by submitting 30 hours of continuing educational credit.

Requirements include completing a bachelor of arts or sciences degree from an accredited college or university and being proficient in areas including: Management Philosophy & Style; Communication; Planning & Organizing; Staffing & Staff Development; Continuous Improvement; Housekeeping; Work Controls; Pest Control; Chemical Controls; Waste Management; Purchasing; Accounting and Budgets; Microbiology; Safety and Security; Interiors; Laundry and Linen.

About Duke

Duke’s home campus is situated on nearly 9,000 acres in Durham, North Carolina.

Duke University Hospital is the flagship of the broader Health System, which also includes two community hospitals — Durham Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital — and more than 200 ambulatory care clinics.

About Crothall Healthcare

Crothall Healthcare provides specialized, high-quality and responsive support services for the healthcare industry.

Its five core support services are:

  1. Environmental services
  2. Patient transport
  3. Laundry & linen
  4. Facilities management
  5. Healthcare technology solutions

Crothall strives for operational excellence in healthcare through its framework of People, Process, and Performance: key elements of its service delivery.

With more than 1,200 healthcare clients, and servicing nearly 300 million square feet across 38 states, Crothall Healthcare has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

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