Under general supervision, using aseptic techniques maintain offices, hospital patient units, hospital living quarters, and other assigned areas in the Riverside General Hospital, Department of Public Health clinics, the Psychiatric In-patient facility or other facilities as directed; and to do other work as required.
This class is distinguished from that of Custodian in that the positions perform aseptic cleaning of hospital/healthcare facilities and are responsible for the safe removal of hazardous and contaminated materials.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
- Using aseptic techniques cleans, sweeps, washes and mops floors, walls, beds, furniture and appliances in offices, rest rooms, wards, living quarters, and other hospital/healthcare areas.
- Strips, seals, waxes, and polishes floors, vacuums and shampoos rugs; cleans and disinfects operating rooms.
- Removes contaminated materials from rooms and deposits them in the prescribed containers for safe disposal; empties and cleans waste receptacles, kick buckets, and ash trays, and replenishes sanitary supplies; makes and changes beds.
- Mixes disinfectant solutions; moves furniture from one area to another; changes curtains and drapes; may drive light truck to collect and dispose of trash.
Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; learn the methods of cleaning and caring for hospital facilities; understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to work cooperatively with others.