Company: Seattle Children's
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Performs housekeeping and related activities with the focus on
patient exam and inpatient rooms, surgery, utilities, and the
general environment. Responsible for continuously demonstrating
proficiency in basic cleaning skills used in patient, staff,
office, clinic, or visitor areas. Routinely demonstrates both
knowledge and skill in the safe use of chemicals, equipment,
cleaning techniques and infection control methods necessary to
maintain the departments established quality standards.
Demonstrates ability to speak, write, and understand English.
Demonstrates competence in the safe handling and removal of medical
and hazardous waste. Maintains the physical environment of the
hospital at the highest level of cleanliness, both from an
appearance and infection control standpoint.
- Maintains sanitary and orderly environment by regularly
cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting all areas including patient
care units, surgery suites, exam rooms, offices, ancillary areas,
rest rooms, offices, public spaces, corridors, laboratory spaces,
and other areas as needed.
- Dust, mop, vacuum, and clean all areas of responsibility
following established infection control and cleaning
- Maintains and organizes service carts, closets, and chemical
dilution stations- Ensures that non-medical items and limited
medical items, including equipment, solutions and supplies, are
stored according to established procedures
- Demonstrates continuous competency in basic core cleaning
skills such as dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and trash and linen
removal- Move patient beds and cribs with safe handling
- Uses appropriate cleaning techniques, supplies, and safety
precautions in cleaning assigned area and equipment- Removal of
medical and hazardous waste
- Connects dilution station- Operates and maintains assigned
equipment, vacuums, carts- Reports safely issues and problems or
needed repairs promptly
- Adheres to all infection control policies and procedures to
maintain patient care environment and their role in preventing the
spread of infection
- Complies with established and hospital policies and procedures,
included but not limited to infection control, safety, quality
control management and regulatory requirements
- Compliance with HIPPA privacy and security standards as it
pertains to assigned work
- Performs related duties as requested/needed by supervisor
Starting pay $20.00/plus Evening Shift Differential Pay
- Effective 10/1/2021, position eligible for sign-on Bonus**
Required Education/Experience: - Ability to speak, read, and
understand English. A demonstration of this ability is required.
Required Credentials: - N/A
Preferred:- High school graduate or equivalent- One year of
previous institutional cleaning experience, preferably in a
hospital or hospitality environment- One year customer service
experience- Vocational training and certificate
In accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers,
Seattle Children's requires that all staff be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning
employment for start dates after October 18th.
In accordance with Washington state law, Seattle Children's
requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified
Our Commitment to Diversity
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and
thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us
to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and
families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates,
and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national
origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical
conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an
individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected
The people who work at Seattle Children's are members of a
community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities
that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be
ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes
equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.
Seattle Children's is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace
and Affirmative Action Employer.
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