The purpose of this position is to maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
The position is responsible for maintaining hard-surface floors and carpets throughout OHSU Healthcare, including offsite buildings and clinics. Duties include but are not limited to vacuuming, shampooing, extracting, and spot cleaning carpets; maintenance, stripping, and refinishing of hard-surface floors; cleaning baseboards and walls; and operating small and large floor care and cleaning equipment. In addition, this position is responsible for high-level vacuuming of vents, ceilings, fixtures, and ledges.
This position is also responsible for reducing the risk of healthcare associated infections as needed by cleaning and sanitizing the clinical environment, including patient rooms, surgical and procedure rooms, exam rooms, offices, restrooms, support spaces, and public areas. Duties include but are not limited to mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, disposing of trash and bio hazardous waste, and linen removal.
As with all EVS positions, this position is responsible for providing excellent customer service to patients, visitors, and staff. This position supports the organization\u2019s mission, vision, and values by adhering to the behavioral standards and core competencies of OHSU. Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively with people from various backgrounds are critical.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm