Performs sanitizing and disinfecting work throughout the hospital, Tivoli and clinics in patient care areas, exam rooms, waiting rooms, restrooms, offices, meeting rooms, etc. Performs general cleaning tasks such as but not limited to trash/recycling/biohazard removal, dusting, wet wiping, glass cleaning, vacuuming, spotting, polishing and mopping. Adds and performs sections of “Detail Cleaning” such as wiping ceiling vents, high/low dusting, wiping furniture, edge vacuuming and baseboard cleaning. Performs basic equipment care, checks for wear and damage on assigned equipment. Complies with department Quality Control Reports and makes corrections to work quality quickly. Must stay current and knowledgeable on proper disinfection practices and infection control requirements by following DSH standards and techniques for infection reduction. Performs light extraction carpet cleaning and scrubbing of safety flooring using automated equipment. Observes and inspects assigned areas for maintenance and security needs and reports needed repairs as soon as possible. Keeps paper and chemical supplies stored in work rooms neat and organized. Keeps Housekeeping cart clean and stocked. Follows the rules and intent of the department’s regulations and safety guidelines.
High School Diploma or Equivalent. Comply with HIPPA regulations regarding patient confidentiality is a must. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Qualified Candidates must be able to must be able to stand, walk, feel with their hands and reach with their arms 66% of the time. They must also be able to verbally communicate with other employees, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl in upward to 66% of their time. A candidate should also be able to lift in excess of 50lbs.
Practical daily use of a floor buffer is a necessity.