The University of Kansas Health System

  • Housekeeping/Custodial Worker (Full-time; days)

    Department Environment Services
    Shift Days - Full-Time
    Requisition ID
    2019-19013
    Position Location
    HaysMed
    City
    Hays
    Category
    Facilities & Support Services
  • Position Summary

    Shift Times: weekdays 7:30-4pm and every 3rd weekend 7:30-4pm

     

    Position Summary:   The service assistant independently performs patient rooms, facility and equipment cleaning responsibilities including but not limited to scrubbing, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, disinfecting, ceiling vent cleaning, replenishes supplies and inventory, chemical usage and dilution methods, changing isolation curtains, linen pickup, trash and cardboard disposal and biohazard waste disposal.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions:

    • Dusts furnishings; mops and buffs floors; vacuums carpets; cleans mirrors, sinks, shower and toilets in restrooms; spot cleans walls; and completes disinfection of rooms, furniture, equipment, etc
    • Washes windows, window ledges, doors, vents, radiators, ceiling fans, etc.; vacuums hallways edges; dusts and cleans baseboards; and dusts blinds
    • Inventories and completes requisition for supplies; forwards requisition to management; and restocks inventory in closet and cart
    • Selects proper chemical for the appropriate cleaning task; dilutes chemicals according to manufactures specification; wears proper personal protective equipment needed for the specific chemical; and checks for proper chemical dispensing to ensure a safe environment
    • Cleans and disinfects room, bathroom, furnishings/equipment and walls; removes curtains in isolation rooms; restocks room supplies; and wears proper personal protective equipment
    • Empties and relines wastebaskets; disposes of trash; retrieves and delivers soiled linen to appropriate area; retrieves and disposes of biohazard waste to appropriate area; and breaks down cardboard and processes for pickup
    • Receives special event form; sets up meeting room according to special event form instructions within requested timeframe; and logs completion of room set up
    • Pre-treats carpet for spots; fills and prepares extraction equipment; posts proper safety precaution signage; performs carpet extraction; places drying equipment in appropriate locations; cleans and stores extraction equipment; and removes safety precaution signage

    HIPAA:  This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

    Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
    Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
    None – no approved access

     

    Description of Information

    Level

     

    Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

    None

     

    Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

    None

     

    Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

    None

     

    Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

    None

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience: High school graduate or equivalence preferred; prior healthcare cleaning experience preferred.

     

    Certificates and Licenses: a valid Kansas drivers license with an acceptable driving record and must be insurable through the medical center’s insurance carrier if assigned driving duties are required if service duties are required off-site. 

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