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Category: Service/Skilled & Trade
Facility: Erie County Medical Center Corporation
Department: Environmental Services
Schedule: Regular Part Time - RPT
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: variable day hrs, ev oth wknd, rot holidays
Job Details: The work involves performing a variety of maintenance and cleaning duties at the Erie County Medical Center Corporation. The incumbent performs a wide variety of cleaning, maintenance and sanitary duties in an assigned unit or area of the hospital. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher ranking supervisory employee of the hospital. Does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Vacuums, sweeps, mops, buffs offices, corridors, stairs, stairwells, walls, furniture and equipment; Uses extension pole, ladder and scaffolds while cleaning walls, ceilings, washing light fixtures, changing drapes, changing cubicle curtains, or other activities; Shampoos and changes rugs when necessary; Cleans patient rooms where a high degree of cleanliness is required to minimize the possible spread of infection; Collects and transports linens to laundry; returns linens to assigned areas; Gathers and disposes refuse as directed; Cleans public and patient bathrooms, scouring sinks, wet mopping floors, disinfecting toilet bowls, wiping down all surfaces and replenishing necessary supplies; Moves furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning tasks; Maintains supply rooms for housekeeping throughout the facility; Uses a variety of manual and mechanical equipment; Performs housekeeping activities in specialized areas such as the trauma unit, intensive care, cardiac care and emergency room, where sterile conditions must be maintained; Cleans and performs maintenance activities in areas containing scientific apparatus, laboratory supplies, experimental projects and animals; Cleans isolated rooms and bags and disposes of contaminated equipment. FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Working knowledge of the properties of various cleaning substances, ability to understand and follow verbal and simple written instructions; ability to stand, stoop, bend and stretch for long periods of time; thoroughness; dependability; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: There are no education or experience requirements. Applicants must be able to perform light to moderately heavy physical labor and be able to read and understand the English language. NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.

OVERTIME IS A REQUIREMENT OF THIS POSITION



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