Cleaner (2 F/T night positions)
Stony Brook-University Hospital - New York, NY

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Descriptive Title: Cleaner (2 F/T night positions) REF#: UH-S-1012-13-S

Budget Title: same as above State Classified Position

Department: Operating Room State Line#: TBD

Grade: SG-5 Campus: Stony Brook-University Hospital

Status: Permanent

Required Qualifications: There are no education or experience requirements. Applicants must be physically able to perform medium to heavy physical labor.

Preferred Qualifications:
Brief Description of Duties:
Picks up and removes hazardous articles which may be on floors, furniture, and equipment and places them in designated receptacles or in appropriate places. Moves furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning and care functions.

Using mops, brushes, detergents, buffers, floor scrubbers, and other cleaning implements, washes floors, corridors, stairs and stairwells, walls, partitions, windows from the inside of building, etc.

Changes curtains and drapes and hangs pictures and other decorative objects.

Using manual and/or mechanical equipment, strips and vacuums and waxes floors and shampoos carpets.

Using hand-operated equipment and detergents, scrubs and cleans all areas of lavatories, such as sinks, urinals, toilets, etc.

Using hand-dusting equipment, dusts assigned areas.

Using appropriate equipment such as ladders and scaffolds, washes light fixtures, replaces light bulbs, dusts and/or washes light fixtures and high places such as ceilings.

Using designated equipment, polishes wood and metal fixtures and equipment.

Using manual and/or mechanical equipment, occasionally removes snow, cleans sidewalks, yards and drives; and mows lawns in assigned areas.

May set up equipment in assigned areas, such as athletic fields, gymnasiums and conference and meeting rooms.

May work in laboratories, "clean rooms," operating rooms and other hospital areas where a high degree of cleanliness is required to minimize the possible spread of infection.

Strips the wax from furniture, cleans and polishes furniture.

Other Duties: All other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: THIS IS AN INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING. Shift: 2 Full-time night positions - 11:00 pm - 7:30 am - Days vary. Please note Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

Please note: Prior to start date , the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services, clear a background investigation; submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.