MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaï¿½s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under general supervision, performs housekeeping and service duties necessary to maintain the Hospital in an orderly, safe, sanitary and attractive condition. Is primarily responsible for heavy floor care and other heavy housekeeping duties. Depending on assignment, performs any combination of the following:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Transporting: Collects cleaning supplies and equipment (including mattresses, furniture, cleaning chemicals, cases of toilet paper/paper towels, hand soap, brooms, buckets, etc.) and transports to assigned area(s) by: carrying items, using cleaning cart, using trash cart, using linen cart, using 4-wheeled "flat bed" cart, using other rolling carts. Collects (using plastic trash liners), transports, and stores waste, including infectious waste, sharps containers, regular waste, paper/recycling trash, and corrugated trash from various containers (or holding areas) in: trash rooms, trash carts, compactors, autoclave machines, infectious waste boxes, open top dumpsters, and other "holding areas". Collects, transports, and stores discarded items such as broken furniture or medical equipment in: trash rooms, trash carts, compactors, autoclave machines, infectious waste boxes, open top dumpsters, and other "holding areas". Carts and equipment used for and during transportation are not left (unattended) blocking fire exits, are kept organized and clean, and are used in a manner which does not cause disruption to other staff, patients and visitors.
2.Routine Cleaning: Maintains a safe, clean, and aseptic condition in assigned work areas at all times. Cleans assigned areas by washing furnishings, floors, and equipment with special cleaning solutions and disinfectant to reduce the spread of infection. Washes walls, ceilings, lighting fixtures, and windows by hand, using water, cleaning solutions, and associated equipment. Changes mattresses, cubicle curtains, and drapes as necessary. Makes beds with clean linens in prescribed manner. Uses dust cloths and vacuum cleaner to vacuum and/or damp dust ceilings, vents, drapery rods, cubicle tracks, blinds, sprinkler heads, windowsills, floors, furniture, lights, televisions, ledges, wall mounted fixtures, etc. Polishes furniture, scours and polishes sinks, tubs, showers, mirrors, and similar equipment; replenishes supplies of soap, towels, and other dispensable items.
3.Police Cleaning: Picks up litter, such as paper towels, needle caps, wrappers, gloves, lint, string, paper, and other items from floors, carpets, handrails, tables, counters, and other surfaces that are inappropriate as a storage area for trash and litter throughout the work day in assigned area and in general when walking to and from various areas. Keeps furniture and equipment such as chairs, tables, IV poles, carts, hampers, stretchers, and housekeeping equipment neat and orderly throughout the work day. Organizes magazines, brochures, and other items to be used by staff and visitors on tables, counters, & desks.
4.Safety: Reports any mechanical failures or other repair situations observed in assigned areas to supervisor. Maintains clean work area and observes all safety rules. Performs all duties in a safe manner. Attends all required in-service training programs.
5.Special Duties: Perform special cleaning duties including; slow speed floor scrubbing/stripping, high speed buffing/furnishing, carpet extracting/rotary cleaning, wall washing, window washing and other duties to meet the operating needs of the Hospital. Such other duties may be added to or substituted for some of the duties above, depending on patient census and other factors affecting workload at the time.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1.Ability to read safety related and training materials including I.D. badge, fire reporting procedures/R.A.C.E., exit signs, job descriptions, area assignments/duty lists, Material Safety Data Sheets (M.S.D.S.), product labels, discharge cleaning reports, special precaution signs, incident reports, fire extinguisher signs, emergency telephone numbers.
2.Up to one month of on-the-job training or experience.
3. High School Graduate or equivalent.
4. Read and write in English.
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005009625
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.