Janitor

Henry County Health Center - Mount Pleasant, IA3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $22,000 - $28,000 a year
Education
Overview

Performs daily cleaning tasks for patient and resident rooms, nursing stations, lounges, restrooms, offices, clinic areas, and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department and in accordance with facility standards and objectives.

Responsibilities

Perform all environmental services-related tasks demonstrating service orientation to patients, family members, guests, and staff.

Perform basic cleaning functions in assigned areas (job duty) following established schedules and using prescribed methods:

Dusts horizontal surfaces
Empties wastebaskets, removes waste, relines baskets
Damp wipe and disinfect all furniture
Cleans and polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms
Mops floors of rooms and offices
Spot cleans walls and windows
Polishes metal surfaces
Replenishes room supplies
Cleans patient rooms or dismissal as assigned
Vacuums carpets; extract spots as needed (if required)
Transports soiled linen to central collection point
Clean and disinfect bathrooms

Perform heavier cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods:

Dust and wet mop floors
Scrub floors with appropriate equipment
Vacuum and extract carpets for cleaning and bacteria control with industrial vacuum/extractor
Transport waste from utility rooms and other collection points and dispose of waste by placement in proper holding area
Cycle clean vents, light fixtures and windows
Cycle clean ceilings and walls
Measure and mix cleaning chemicals
Assist in cleaning of emergency spills when observed or upon request
Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and recommends repairs as needed
Observe and report the general need for repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures
In case of fire or other internal disaster, assists in evacuating ambulatory patients and residents when called upon
Perform all other tasks which may be assigned
Qualifications

Abilities (required)

Associate in this position must demonstrate the ability to:
Understand and speak English at a level which allows the safe, efficient performance of the job.
After initial training, demonstrate proper utilization of supplies, tools, and equipment
Lift approximately 50 pounds

Education and experience (required)

High School Diploma or equivalent
Annual requirements, licensure, and certification
None
Machines, tools, equipment and work aids
Large vacuums
Extractors