BASIC FUNCTION: Performs daily scheduled floor care to prevent the spread and growth of harmful bacteria in the hospital and to maintain a cheerful and attractive environment.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be fluent in English in order to read and comprehend departmental policies/procedures, MSDS sheets, etc. Experience: At least one year floor care experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Position requires ability to maintain a daily floor care schedule. Must demonstrate experience using floor care equipment including: buffer, shampooer, and floor stripper. Ability to perform hard physical labor.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use the hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to safely work with chemical agents, including soaps, germicides and bleach. Occasionally required to help Nursing or Ancillary personnel lift/transfer patients in emergency situations.
WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. There is frequent exposure to conditions common to a medical/clinical facility, such as exposure to communicable diseases, biohazardous substances, blood and/or tissues, ionizing radiation and medical preparations.
It must be understood that this job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position.