HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Custodian I in Big Spring, Texas
Job/Position DescriptionWould you thrive in an environment where you learn and grow personally and professionally all while helping make a positive impact on peopleand#146;s lives? Do you appreciate being around others like yourself who are dependable, trustworthy, hard workers who believe in the value of each other, teamwork, and inclusivity? HSCS is dedicated to building a diverse community atmosphere where employees feel valued, supported, and accepted while providing specialized care for Texans in need. If providing hope and healing through compassionate, innovative, and individualized care interest you, we welcome your application for the position below.The Custodian I performs entry-level custodial work and follows all hospital rules and policies. Work involves cleaning, disinfecting/sanitizing and caring for hospital buildings, premises, and/or hospital units. Responsible and accountable for assigned equipment and the maintenance of custodial equipment. Maintains outside areas around building, clears trash and debris. Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.Helps maintain a clean working environment.Cleans floors and applies finishes in accordance with established procedures and safety measures. Vacuums and uses mechanical extractor as required based on flooring.Cleans and sanitizes restrooms and/or bathing areas and empties trash to prevent the transmission of diseases. Provides a clean and safe environment for all patients by following Environmental Services and Infection Control procedures. Replenishes supplies as needed.Cleans floors, walls, and furniture to assist patients in maintaining a clean, attractive, safe, and sanitary environment. Removes linen, sanitizes beds, remakes beds, and empties trash.Maintains and cleans the interior and exterior of assigned buildings and empties trash. Reports needed repairs.Cleans nurseand#146;s stations and isolation areas to prevent transmission of communicable diseases.Helps individuals maintain optimal health and provides a safe environment for self, patients-served and others.Completes documentation in an accurate and timely manner.Performs other duties as assigned. Other duties as assigned include but are not limited to actively participating and/or serving in a supporting role to meet the agencyand#146;s obligations for disaster response and/or recovery or Continuity of Operations (COOP) activation. Such participation may require an alternate shift pattern assignment and/or location.Registrations, Licensure Requirements or CertificationsKnowledge Skills AbilitiesKnowledge of cleaning methods, standards, and sanitation regulationsSkills in operating environmental services cleaning equipment preferredAbility to follow written and oral instructionsAbility to lift 50 poundsAbility to stand/walk on hard floors for extended periodAbility to work harmonio https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job_profile.cfm?szOrderID=583965 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.