The purpose of this position is to maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
This position is responsible for reducing the risk of healthcare associated infections by cleaning and sanitizing the clinical environment, including patient rooms, surgical and procedure rooms, exam rooms, offices, restrooms, support spaces, and public areas. Duties include but are not limited to mopping, sweeping, vaccuuming, spot cleaning carpets, dusting, disposing of trash and biohazardous waste, and linen removal. This position is also responsible for providing excellent customer service to patients, visitors, and staff.
This position supports the organizations mission, vision, and values by adhering to the behavioral standards and core competencies of OHSU. Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.
Must demonstrate a stable work history
Able to communicate in English
Must demonstrate regular attendance
Ability to work collaboratively with a team
Exceptional customer service skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Serve as a positive and professional role model
Must maintain core competencies and demonstrate continuous application of these skills throughout the period of employment
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Busy environment with lots of interruptions, multiple demands, and people interactions
Must demonstrate regular attendance by coming to work on scheduled working days
Must be able to work independently and get along with all staff, visitors, and patients
Requires a high level of physical activity
Must be reasonably strong and agile, able to bend, stoop, climb, walk, and do light lifting up to 35 lbs
Must be able to work at a rapid pace
A great deal of the day is spent on your feet
Some custodial experience preferred including some floor care experience
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and r...esearch. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm