Full Job Description
UW Medicine has multiple openings for TEMPORARY CUSTODIANS/HOUSEKEEPERS at Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center Montlake, and UW Medical Center Northwest.
Custodian/Housekeeper positions are available temporarily on a SHORT TERM OR LONG TERM basis in all shifts, with high demand in Evening and Night shift!
Cleans and disinfects all furniture, fixtures, and equipment according to procedure
Removes and properly handles soiled linen; disinfects and remakes beds in patient rooms; dust and wet mops hard floors with disinfectant
Empties/relines wastebaskets, regulated medical waste containers, and recycle containers. Clean outdoor ashtrays
Performs bloodborne pathogen and chemical spill containment and clean-up according to procedure
Cleans, disinfects, and restocks supplies in restrooms
Strips, cleans, buffs, and applies finish to floors. Uses high speed floor buffers, polishers, and automated floors scrubbers
Performs in between case cleaning and terminal cleaning of surgical, obstetrical, and invasive procedure rooms including flood mopping and disinfecting according to procedure
Vacuums and spot clean carpets; operates automated carpet shampooers and extractors
Spot cleans and disinfects walls, doors, ceilings, and vents. Wipes down “hand touch” areas with disinfectant. Performs high dusting
Transplant cleans patient and construction areas according to procedures
Cleans interior or easily accessible exterior windows. Takes down and rehangs cubicle curtains
Performs cleaning and related activities in areas within a reasonable distance outside of the facility using hand-operated tools or small power equipment to remove snow or debris, and sweep sidewalks or stairs
Follows written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, personal protective apparel, supplies, and equipment. Complies with safety policies and procedures and medical center emergency and disaster procedures
Maintains environmental services closet, supplies, cart, and equipment in a clean and orderly manner
Sets up, moves, and takes down equipment and furniture and transports items to be repaired
Reports the need for repair and/or maintenance of furniture or equipment
Performs related duties as requested by the supervisor
Physical ability to do required work.
Top candidates will have an eye for detail and be dedicated to providing a high level of customer satisfaction
Knowledge of the materials, methods, implements and devices used in cleaning building area
Competitive candidates for this position will exhibit clear and concise communications skills, both verbal and written
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or firstname.lastname@example.org.