Sparrow Clinton Hospital – Housekeeping/Environmental Services Tech 1

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Position’s Location: St. Johns, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:
According to established procedures, cleans and services building areas; moves furniture, equipment, and supplies in and around hospital departments; and performs a variety of environmental service duties to maintain the hospital and off-site facilities in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition.

Essential Duties:
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Completes daily and discharge patient room cleaning, bed changing and stocking, and coordinates these activities with patient’s condition and movement.
  • Collects and disinfect isolation rooms.
  • Collect soiled linen and transports clean covered linen carts to departments for daily use.
  • Collects, transports trash, medical waste and pharmaceutical waste according to regulations.
  • Cleans all clinical and non-clinical departments per department requirements.
  • Dust mops, wet mops, scrubs and burnishes floors throughout the facilities.
  • Operates various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical such as floor machines, carpet extractors, automatic floor scrubbers, power washers and wide area vacuums.
  • Properly cleans and stores equipment after use.  Notifies supervisor of needed repairs or safety hazards.

Job Requirements

General Requirements
  • None
Work Experience
  • Previous cleaning experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
  • Previous experience with operating floor care equipment preferred.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills to take orders, read labels and instructions, and to respond to customer and organizational issues/needs.
  • Able to work without direct/constant supervision.

*Generic Posting for all Sparrow Clinton Housekeeping positions*

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.