Under direct supervision, cleans and maintains an assigned area, and performs a variety of environmental services duties in and around the medical center in order to maintain a neat, orderly, sanitary, and safe environment.
Operates and utilizes equipment needed to include cleaner, wet mop unit, dust pay, dust mop, back vacuum, automatic floor scrubber, shampoo machine, high speed buffer, carpet extractor, wet/dry vacuum, floor buffer, wall washer and utility cart.
Operates and utilizes sanipac, compactor and bailer.
Utilizing standard cleaning products, cleans patient areas to include restrooms, discharge beds, woodwork, horizontal surfaces, TVs cabinets, furniture, glass, walls, floors, all affixed items, replenish dispensers, remove soiled linen and trash.
Utilizing standard cleaning products, cleans auxiliary areas to include medication room, nursing station, tub room, soiled utility rooms, storage areas, staff lounge, quiet rooms, offices, exam rooms, treatment rooms, waiting rooms, lobbies, elevators, water fountain, ice machines, telephones, all horizontal surfaces and high dusting. Replenishes supplies such as: paper-towels, toilet paper, soap, plastic liners, paper cups and seat covers.
Reports unsafe conditions such as defective or damaged equipment. Assures sharp objects are in proper containers, follows safety rules established by the department and uses proper body mechanics such a lifting techniques.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
License, Certification, Registration
Moderate to heavy lifting ability required; ability to operate all types of floor machinery and other housekeeping related equipment.
Ability to lift 50 lbs., carry items of 25 lbs., pushes carts up to 200 lbs.
Ability to perform frequent pulling, pushing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting and reaching.
Job requires extensive standing and walking.
Ability to understand and communicate effectively.
Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
- Six months experience preferred
TITLE: Housekeeping Aide
LOCATION: Santa Clara, California
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.