CUSTODIAN, DAY SHIFT

University of Washington   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Maintenance
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Posted on May 4, 2020
Req #: 174749
Department: UWMC MONTLAKE - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 12/05/2019 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $2,898 to $3,412 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UWMC Montlake's Environmental Services has an outstanding opportunity for a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), day shift, CUSTODIAN.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • 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
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    This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Physical ability to preform required work.

    Top candidates will have an eye for detail and be dedicated to providing a high level of customer satisfaction.

    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 dso@uw.edu.