Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top dozen medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
University of Washington Medical Centers Environmental Services has multiple employment opportunities for part-time, temporary/hourly, day shift, CUSTODIANS. Your application to this candidate bank will be considered for these outstanding opportunities.
Under general supervision, the individual in this role will maintain cleanliness and care of facilities in inpatient and non-patient areas and administrative offices as assigned.
Cleans and disinfects all furniture, fixtures, and equipment according to procedure
Removes and properly handles soiled linen; disinfects and remakes beds in patient rooms; dust and wet mops hard floors with disinfectant
Empties/relines wastebaskets, regulated medical waste containers, and recycle containers
Clean outdoor ashtrays
Performs bloodborne pathogen and chemical spill containment and clean-up according to procedure
Cleans, disinfects, and restocks supplies in restrooms
Strips, cleans, buffs, and applies finish to floors. Uses high speed floor buffers, polishers, and automated floors scrubbers
Performs in between case cleaning and terminal cleaning of surgical, obstetrical, and invasive procedure rooms including flood mopping and disinfecting according to procedure
Vacuums and spot clean carpets; operates automated carpet shampooers and extractors
Spot cleans and disinfects walls, doors, ceilings, and vents. Wipes down “hand touch” areas with disinfectant.
Performs high dusting
Transplant cleans patient and construction areas according to procedures
Cleans interior or easily accessible exterior windows. Takes down and rehangs cubicle curtains
Performs cleaning and related activities in areas within a reasonable distance outside of the facility using hand-operated tools or small power equipment to remove snow or debris, and sweep sidewalks or stairs
Follows written and/or verbal instructions regarding the use of chemicals, personal protective apparel, supplies, and equipment. Complies with safety policies and procedures and medical center emergency and disaster procedures
Maintains environmental services closet, supplies, cart, and equipment in a clean and orderly manner
Sets up, moves, and takes down equipment and furniture and transports items to be repaired
Reports the need for repair and/or maintenance of furniture or equipment
Performs related duties as requested by the supervisor
REQUIREMENTS: Physical ability to do required work.
Top candidates will have an eye for detail and be dedicated to providing a high level of customer satisfaction.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.