Hospital Housekeeping Attendant

Ecmc Buffalo , NY 14202

Posted 2 months ago

Full Time - FT

462 Grider Street

Service/Skilled & Trade

Day Shift

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

There are no education or experience requirements. Applicants must be able to perform light to moderately heavy physical labor and be able to read and understand the English language.

NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

Vacuums, sweeps, mops, buffs offices, corridors, stairs, stairwells, walls, furniture and equipment;

Uses extension pole, ladder and scaffolds while cleaning walls, ceilings, washing light fixtures, changing drapes, changing cubicle curtains, or other activities;

Shampoos and changes rugs when necessary;

Cleans patient rooms where a high degree of cleanliness is required to minimize the possible spread of infection;

Collects and transports linens to laundry; returns linens to assigned areas;

Gathers and disposes refuse as directed;

Cleans public and patient bathrooms, scouring sinks, wet mopping floors, disinfecting toilet bowls, wiping down all surfaces and replenishing necessary supplies;

Moves furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning tasks;

Maintains supply rooms for housekeeping throughout the facility;

Uses a variety of manual and mechanical equipment;

Performs housekeeping activities in specialized areas such as the trauma unit, intensive care, cardiac care and emergency room, where sterile conditions must be maintained;

Cleans and performs maintenance activities in areas containing scientific apparatus, laboratory supplies, experimental projects and animals;

Cleans isolated rooms and bags and disposes of contaminated equipment.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of the properties of various cleaning substances, ability to understand and follow verbal and simple written instructions; ability to stand, stoop, bend and stretch for long periods of time; thoroughness; dependability; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

The work involves performing a variety of maintenance and cleaning duties at the Erie County Medical Center Corporation. The incumbent performs a wide variety of cleaning, maintenance and sanitary duties in an assigned unit or area of the hospital.

Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher ranking supervisory employee of the hospital. Does related work as required.


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