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The University of Kansas Health System Housekeeping/Custodial Worker (Full-time; 3p-11:30p) in Hays, Kansas

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.

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

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.

Requisition ID: 2020-22758

Display Department Title: Environmental Services

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr.

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