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HOUSEKEEPER SPECIALIST - Duke University Hospital

Company: Duke Health
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

We are currently hiring for Housekeeper Specialist, Floor Finishers and Bio-Medical Waste Handlers for Duke University Hospital and surrounding buildings of Duke University Health System. - We have all shifts available (1st; 2nd and 3rd) as well as full time and part time opportunities. - -Occupational SummaryPerform routine manual work in cleaning, servicing, and stocking supplies in Duke University buildings. -Work Performed - Clean patient rooms and/or offices thoroughly by mopping floors, washing furniture, scrubbingplastic cushions, frames and cleaning and washing bathroom fixtures and walls. - Replenish and maintain sufficient stock and supplies for the proper performance of day to day duties. - Sweep, mop, buff and spray buff floors and vacuum rugs and carpets in assigned area as needed. - Follow all universal precautions, blood borne pathogen procedures and use personal protectiveequipment as needed while cleaning patient care areas. - Wash windows, walls and other assigned areas. Pick up trash, empty garbage containers, and removeall trash to area for disposal. - Clean, wash, dust, or polish hardware, brass, furniture, mirrors, bedside lighting fixtures, vents,radiators, and exteriors of cabinets and equipment. - Clean drinking fountains, ice-making machines and sand urns; clean blinds with damp cloth orvacuum. - Sanitize all trash containers as necessary to meet Health Department requirements. - Report repairs needed to supervisors including broken or cracked window panes, leaky faucets,toilets, loose tiles, broken blinds and damaged furniture. - Pack, unpack and assist in receiving, issuing and transporting materials; report needed items forreorder. - Aid in transferring various items between departments and throughout the Facility.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. -Minimum Qualifications -Education: - -Work requires the ability to understand and follow instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education. -Experience: - -None required. Ability to perform physical tasks, including mopping, vacuuming, etc. is also required. - -OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE - Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. - Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. - Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department. -

Keywords: Duke Health, Durham , HOUSEKEEPER SPECIALIST - Duke University Hospital, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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