General Service Associate, Floor Care-Environmental Services...

Boston Medical Center Chelsea, MA 2018-12-13
Performs a range of housekeeping and environmental duties to maintain a clean and sanitized environment throughout the hospital. The General Services Associate (GSA) maintains daily cleanup of assigned areas. In addition to duties performed by a general cleaner, the GSA may also use industrial vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers and/or additional hospital approved equipment to maintain the facility up to the highest standards in quality care.
  • Performs a range of housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and sanitized environment throughout the hospital. May operate machines in order to perform duties.
  • Maintains daily cleaning of assigned areas, by following the approved hospital Cleaning Procedures. Basic housekeeping tasks include, but are not limited to: sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, scrubbing, polishing, dusting, and the cleansing of any and all designated objects/areas.
  • Maintains stock of all housekeeping supplies in assigned areas and maintains housekeeping closets and equipment.
  • Prepares patient rooms for occupancy upon patient discharge or transfer including, but not limited to the sanitation of patient beds, furniture and equipment.
  • Performs daily floor care maintenance.
  • Moves furniture, boxes, etc.
  • Cleans and maintains refrigerators, stoves, ovens, and other patient and non-patient care equipment.
  • Sets up and cleans meeting rooms per specifications of department requester.
  • Collects and disposes of trash and waste (both infectious and non-infectious) as needed.
  • Cleans, disinfects and sanitizes items such as bathroom sinks, floor, shower (if applicable); fill soap dispenser, and paper towel and tissue dispensers.
  • Communicates to supervisor or Control Center the need for repairs, etc.
  • Utilizes hospitals Values as the basis for decision making and to facilitate the divisions hospital mission.
  • Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.
  • OTHER DUTIES:
  • Performs other duties as needed
  • KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Work requires ability to learn and perform basic housekeeping practices and understands the policies and procedures of the hospital.
  • Work requires the ability to read, follow oral and written instructions in English at a level acquired through the completion of elementary school.