Carries out all duties required to maintain optimum levels of cleanliness in the patient areas and other areas of the hospital, depending on place of assignment.
These areas include but are not limited to nurses= stations, medication rooms, lounges, public and patient toilets, and examination, utility, patient and waiting rooms.
Completes responsibilities as assigned or directed accurately and in a timely manner. Duties include but are not limited to dust mopping all floors, damp mopping spillage, etc., reconditioning of floors, spot washing of walls, complete cleaning of patient rooms (beds, venetian blinds, furniture, etc.), dusting of furniture, washing and polishing all wooden and metal furniture, disposing of rubbish properly, and cleaning all areas of the restrooms (toilets, mirrors, counter tops, sinks, etc.) and restocking supplies as necessary.
Operates all cleaning equipment and supplies used by department for various cleaning or buffing jobs.
Moves heavy objects such as beds, desk, copy machines, etc for cleaning purposes.
Identifies medical waste from regular waste and disposes of the regular and medical waste in an appropriate manner following hospital regulations.
Participates in mandatory educational and inservice programs.
High School Diploma or equivalency preferred but not required.
Housekeeping experience a plus but not required.