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Westchester Medical Center HOUSEKEEPING AIDE S2 in PORT JERVIS, New York

JOB SUMMARY:

The Housekeeping Aide performs a variety of general environmental services tasks to establish and maintain a safe, sanitary, attractive, and orderly facility. These tasks are performed in accordance with hospital and infection control standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

? Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

? Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors, and polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and bathrooms.

? Wet mops rooms, halls, stairways and public areas.

? Cleans vents, fans and other equipment using vacuum machines.

? Cleans fixtures, windows, doorframes and high areas using a ladder.

? Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials.

? Moves, removes, and relocates furniture, furnishings, equipment, etc., as directed.

? Removes waste and soiled linens from work area and places in specified bags or containers.

? Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares room for new occupant.

? Performs terminal cleaning procedure of Operating Room and prepares for the next day surgery.

? Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of bathrooms.

? Sets up chairs and tables, etc., for special events and folds and stores them after the event.

? Moves large items in and out of storage.

? Assists in hanging drapes and dividers and takes them down for cleaning.

? Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.

? Policies facility grounds, dock and sanitation areas to maintain a clean and orderly exterior.

? Performs related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

Experience: None required

Education: A high school diploma or equivalency is required

*Licenses / Certifications: *N/A

*Other: *The individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials.

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