Under general supervision, this individual may be assigned to any one of several positions to include: patient area cleaner, non-patient area cleaner, trash technician, special care unit cleaner, floor care, and/or others. Also assists in hands-on training of new staff and re-training of existing staff. Performs huddles in absence of supervisor or manager. Ensures coverage of staff assignments for the shift and may also carry department phone to dispatch service requests. Periodically monitors bed board to ensure patient throughput. This position may also perform other cleaning duties to maintain a clean and aseptic environment throughout the hospital/clinics.
1. Performs Lead Custodian duties by functioning as a work leader assisting custodial staff with supply/equipment, and training, completes work orders, inspections and monitoring of work areas, and work schedules, assures all work completed meets or exceeds cleaning expectations as defined in the EVS Standards for Cleanliness. Keeps record of progress on work completed.2. Assists custodial staff and performs daily cleaning, sanitizing, and servicing of assigned work area as per schedules and procedures by use of appropriate disinfectant cleaners, chemicals and equipment - consisting of sweeping, dust mopping, wet mopping, vacuuming, rest room cleaning, floor care projects and other related duties as required.3. Performs daily detail cleaning of assigned area as per schedules and procedures by use of appropriate disinfectant cleaners, chemicals and equipment - consisting of washing walls, doors, frames, sills, windows, baseboards, fixtures, furniture, ceilings, vents and light fixtures.4. Performs and coordinates project floor work consisting of buffing, scrubbing, stripping, waxing and sealing of hard floor surfaces and bonnet cleaning, spot cleaning, shampooing and extracting of carpeted floors by use of appropriate cleaning chemicals and equipment.5. Collects and disposes of trash and bio-hazard waste by properly containing and transporting to proper disposal locations. 6. Cleans and services equipment, maintains janitorial closet and carts, supplies stock levels and chemical labeling requirements.7. Notifies supervisor concerning the need for work orders related to building and equipment repair. 8. 9. Monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours.10. Strives for strong team cohesion by working well with other members of the team and performing tasks in a manner that maintains the team cohesion.11. Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Knowledge of the kind of tools and equipment needed to perform environmental service jobs.2. Knowledge of safety hazards and necessary safety precautions sufficient to be able to establish a safety work environment.3. Knowledge of chemicals and equipment used to clean surface areas sufficient to be able to maintain a clean and orderly work area.4. Skill in understanding and following oral, illustrated, written or demonstrated instructions.5. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to work within Health Department/DHHA standards.6. Ability to train custodians. 7. Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and EPIC
* High School Diploma or GED
Location Main Campus - Pavilion A
Work Type Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.