To provide hospitals and clinics with a clean environment for staff, patients and visitors. To perform custodial duties for all hospitals and clinics which provides for a quality environment conductive to good patient care. This schedule is designed to meet the need of the hospital and is not confined to just one building or area, rather, where the need arises. Employees will work alone or in groups depending on set schedules and projects determined by lead, supervisor, or management.
The primary duties associated with this position are: Maintain all carpets by shampooing, extracting, spotting and minor repairs as needed. Refinishing and maintenance of all hard floors, and operating small and large floor care equipment as needed for schedules or projects.
The secondary duties that will require cross training are: Generalized cleaning of both patient and non-patient care areas in the hospital and clinics such as: Sanitizing surfaces, emptying wastebaskets; cleaning walls and other surfaces; spot cleaning windows and mirrors; cleaning and sanitizing toilets, sinks and showers; filling dispensers; dusting; sweeping, mopping; vacuuming carpets; picking up litter. Stocking shelves and/or cleaning carts with needed supplies, cleaning the housekeeping cart and equipment at end of shift, testing new products. Required to maintain and care for all equipment use in the completion of these tasks.
Daily Tasks- Responsible for a set schedule to de determined by supervisor. Floor duties can and will be at times cleaning stairs, elevators, tile, concrete, rubber, terrazzo and any other floor surfaces on campus. Floors will be swept, mopped, spot mopped, scrubbed, and vacuumed daily, weekly and monthly as needed. Floor care duties also includes the dusting of surfaces, cleaning of cove base, walls, wainscoting, transition pieces, kick plates on doors, lower door frames and corners/ edges.
Daily responsibilities for carpet care includes, vacuuming, carpet spotting, light and heavy carpet extraction as necessary. Planning floor care preparation and use of equipment throughout the day. Able to read and understand the different carpet steps, procedures and chemicals to complete task and projects. Minor repairs may include removal of loose fiber strings up in carpet.
Daily responsibilities for hard floor care includes sweeping, spot mopping, mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing and refurbishing. Able to read and understand the different floor care steps, procedures and chemicals to complete tasks and projects.
Maintenance of all floor care closets and equipment. Floor care equipment will be cleaned after each use and returned to storage ready to use for the next shift. All floor care closets are to be cleaned and clutter free at all times.
Be able, willing and responsible to run all floor care equipment and use chemicals effectively and without any safety issues.
All floor care employees at any given time may be assigned other duties based on the needs of OHSU per your supervisor or management request.
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 the 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 peace
A great deal of the day is spent on your feet
Some custodial experience preferred including some floor care experience
HS disploma/ GED
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