Location Brooklyn, New York Shift: Evening (United States of America) Description:
In this role, the Environmental Aide is responsible for cleaning and maintaining assigned patient and non-patient areas according to standardized procedures of the department. The Environmental Aide utilizes mechanical equipment, tools, chemical solutions and cleaning supplies.
Maintains interior and exterior assigned areas in the hospital in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition.
Scours and polishes sinks, showers, bathtubs, tiles and other bathroom equipment.
Dust mops and wet mops areas and periodically waxes and buffs floors.
Cleans and dusts furniture, windowsills, mirrors, blinds, shades, fans, pictures, ceilings, doorframes, wall vents, light fixtures etc. (uses ladder when necessary)
Washes mattresses, beds, examination tables and makes beds after discharge.
Collects and disposes of trash in patient areas in accordance with infection control procedures.
Washes trash receptacles and relines as needed.
Strips and re-finishes floors; moves patient beds, furniture, equipment, boxes, files, etc. as required.
High School Diploma or equivalency required.
Basic computer literacy is required.
Must read, write, speak and understand English.
One-year cleaning experience in an institutional/commercial setting preferred.
Knowledge of industrial cleaning maintenance equipment such as high-speed floor burnishers, extractors and groundskeeper equipment.
Must know recycling and hazardous waste guidelines.
Ability to lift heavy objects and able to stand for long periods of time; work requires standing, walking, and manual dexterity. Must be able to lift, pull and push 10 pounds at intervals.
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