1. Cleans and supplies patient rooms, wards, nursing station, lounges, lavatories, bathrooms, offices, and any other areas as assigned.
2. Maintains a high level of productivity while working safely and dependably.
3. Uses cleaning devices such as light mops, small ringer, high dusters, household-type vacuum cleaners and other tools, chemicals and supplies necessary to perform job duties.
4. Perform specific cleaning tasks, including dusting horizontal surfaces; emptying waste baskets and removing trash; damp-wiping furniture; cleaning and polishing metal and porcelain bathroom fixtures; dry mopping and sanitizing floors of rooms and offices; spot-cleaning walls and windows; replenishing room supplies; making beds and sorting linen.
5. Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and report needed repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures.
6. In case of fire or other emergency, assist in escorting ambulatory patients to exits.
7. In case of community disaster, assist nurses in making extra beds and perform other duties as assigned.
8. Adhere to company rules, technical procedures and safety policies as may be communicated to employees verbally or in writing.
9. Works effectively with other team members. Continually improves and develops skills and knowledge.
10. All other duties as assigned
1. Experience using cleaning equipment.
1. Prefer a high school diploma or GED.
1. Minimum one (1) year of public sector (school, hospital, etc.) related experience preferred.
1. Heavy work – Pushing objects up to 100 pounds, lifting or carrying objects weighing up to 60 pounds.
2. Squatting and bending – Bending the body downward and forward by bending at the knees.
3. Climbing – Ascending or descending ladders and stairs.
4. Walking – Tour facilities approximately 90% of the time during working hours.
1. Demonstrated ability to read and understand service requests, container labels, product information and directions on cleaning chemicals and other materials.
2. Working knowledge of cleaning methods, chemicals and equipment.
3. Working knowledge of safety practices as related to the work.
4. Ability to follow directions, work rules and procedures, accept constructive criticism and interact harmoniously with coworkers, hospital staff and visitors.
5. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
1. Work is performed mostly indoors, in a hospital/clinic facility.
2. Must be available to work flexible hours, including but not limited to mornings, nights, and some weekends and holidays. Overtime as needed and approved.
3. Subject to hazards associated with working in a health care environment that may cause personal bodily harm; diseases, cuts, bruises, burns, common colds, influenza and odors and elevated noise levels.
4. Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance and access at assigned job site.