Performs daily cleaning tasks for patient and resident rooms, nursing station, lounges, educational facilities, restrooms, office, clinic areas and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services and in accordance with facility standards and objectives.
After initial training, demonstrate ability to utilize supplies, tools and equipment properly
Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.
This employee will have heavy physical stress on the back. Includes police officers, truck drivers, sanitation, warehouse, personnel, construction, nurses, etc. Involves frequent heavy lifting - more than 50 pounds - often combined with bending or turning. Employees in this category should be capable of heavy sustained labor.
1.Perform all environmental services-related tasks demonstrating professionalism and a service orientation to fellow employees, client staff and customers
Interact with fellow workers in a way that promotes cooperative relationships with patients, staff and others by anticipating needs, being respectful, caring and courteous
Maintain communication status and receive job assignments (via telephone/pager system) utilizing the interactive "Bed Tracking System"
2.Perform basic cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods
Dusts horizontal surfaces
Empties wastebaskets, removes waste, relines basket
Damp wipe cleans all furniture
Cleans and polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms
Mops and sanitizes floors of rooms and offices
Spot cleans walls and windows
Polishes metal surfaces
Replenishes room supplies
Maintains and replenishes supply carts and utility closets in an orderly manner
Performs "check-out" cleaning as assigned
Vacuums carpets; spot cleans as needed
Sorts and distributes linen as assigned
Transports soiled linen to central collection point
3.Perform heavier cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods:
Dust and wet mop floors
Scrub or buff floors with appropriate equipment
Vacuum and shampoo carpets for cleaning and bacteria control with industrial vacuum
Strip and refinish hard surface floors
Transport waste from utility rooms and other collection points and dispose of waste by sterilization and/or placement in holding area
Cycle clean induction units, light fixtures and windows
Cycle clean ceilings and walls
Measure and mix cleaning chemicals
4.Adheres to administrative and departmental house rules, policies, procedures and objectives:
Reports to work on time and meets departmental attendance standards
Reports to work well groomed and in compliance with dress code. Wears ID badge, with name in plain view, while on duty
Respects the dignity of all by maintaining their privacy and respecting confidentiality actively practices principles learned including, but not limited to the following topics: universal precautions, patient rights, fire safety, disaster preparedness, general safety, hazard communication, performance improvement, workplace rules and training requirements
5.Other duties as deemed necessary by management.
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