Custodian I

Texas Health & Human Services Commission El Paso , TX 79910

Posted 2 months ago

Are you ready to be professionally challenged? Are you looking to be part of a dynamic team of engaged and committed professionals?

Then the Health and Specialty Care System (HSCS) may be just the place for you! The HSCS is comprised of nine psychiatric hospitals located throughout the state, and one youth residential psychiatric center in Waco. The HSCS is a hub of excellence for forensic mental health and complex psychiatric care, with all facilities accredited by The Joint Commission.

The hospitals provide state-of-the-art treatment that is recovery-oriented and science-based. Whether in a direct-care or support role, your contribution will make a difference in the life of a Texan.

Custodian I performs both light and heavy housekeeping duties to includes sweeping, mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, vacuuming, carpet care, window cleaning, general cleaning, and extensive restroom cleaning. Removal of dirty linen, trash container, cleaning of walls and reinstalling of shower/window curtains.

Assists and assumes duties of other Custodians as necessary. Responsibilities are in an assigned area and/or floating area. Instructions are received in oral or written form.

Essential Job Functions:

Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
1.Floor Care and maintenance
2.Bathroom Care
3.Bedroom Care
4.Cleaning Interior and Exterior
5.Health and Safety
6.Environment and Residence Appearance
7.Documentation

Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agency's obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location. Knowledge Skills Abilities:
1.Ability to read and comprehend the English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.
2.Knowledgeable of cleaning techniques and procedures.
3.Skilled in the use of custodial materials and chemicals: and in the operation of vacuum cleaners, buffers, wet and dry pick-ups, automatic scrubbers, and related custodial equipment.


Registration or Licensure

Requirements:

NONE Initial Selection Criteria:
1.Hospital or Environmental Services experience
2.High School Graduate or GED.
3.Willingness to work days other than Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. Additional Information:

Applicants must pass a fingerprint criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen, and registry checks including the Client Abuse/Neglect Reporting System (CANRS), Nurse Aid, Medication Aide and Employee Misconduct, and HHS OIG list of Excluded Individuals/Entities. Males between the ages of 18-25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for employment at a state-operated facility.

Salary Note: The salary offered will follow HHS starting salary guidelines which are typically made at or near the posted minimum of the salary range.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, healthcare workers are considered to be at significant risk for acquiring or transmitting hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and influenza. All of these diseases are vaccine-preventable.

As a result, state hospital policy requires employees be vaccinated according to their level of contact with patients. In the event you choose to not be immunized for the influenza virus, you may be required to wear a mask and take other protective measures.

Job Requisition # 421750 MOS Code:

Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position.

All active duty military, reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas State Auditor's Military Crosswalk at http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation with you on your first day of work.

I-9 Form - Click here to download the I-9 form.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview.



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Custodian I

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