Must have the ability to read, write, take verbal instruction and perform basic arithmetic.
Previous experience helpful. An inexperienced worker will need three to five days of instructions and at least 30 days on-the-job training under the direction of the Assistant Director to perform satisfactorily.
This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.
Normal hospital environment. Normal/corrected eyesight. Hearing within normal range. Frequent exposure to dust and fumes. Exposure to chemical, electrical and mechanical hazards, blood and body fluids. Operates floor machines, battery operated and electrical equipment including: vacuum cleaner, buffer, scrubber, and wet vacuum. Continuous walking and standing. Lifting up to 40 pounds, carrying up to 40 pounds and pushing/pulling up to 60 pounds.
Principal duties involve cleaning and disinfecting all areas including: patient rooms, utility rooms, ancillary areas, public areas, restrooms and offices; trash and refuse removal and proper disposal of infectious and non-infections waste; daily floor care maintenance including: dust and wet mopping, buffing, striping and refinishing hard floors, vacuuming, shampooing and extracting carpet; wall washing; high and low dusting; furniture, blind and window cleaning.