• Janitor

    Job Locations US-IA-Mount Pleasant
    Job ID
    Environmental Services
    80 hours/pay period
  • Overview

    Performs daily cleaning tasks for patient and resident rooms, nursing stations, lounges, restrooms, offices, clinic areas, and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department and in accordance with facility standards and objectives.



    Perform all environmental services-related tasks demonstrating service orientation to patients, family members, guests, and staff.

    Perform basic cleaning functions in assigned areas (job duty) following established schedules and using prescribed methods:

    1. Dusts horizontal surfaces
    2. Empties wastebaskets, removes waste, relines baskets
    3. Damp wipe and disinfect all furniture
    4. Cleans and polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms
    5. Mops floors of rooms and offices
    6. Spot cleans walls and windows
    7. Polishes metal surfaces
    8. Replenishes room supplies
    9. Cleans patient rooms or dismissal as assigned
    10. Vacuums carpets; extract spots as needed (if required)
    11. Transports soiled linen to central collection point
    12. Clean and disinfect bathrooms


    Perform heavier cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods:

    1. Dust and wet mop floors
    2. Scrub floors with appropriate equipment
    3. Vacuum and extract carpets for cleaning and bacteria control with industrial vacuum/extractor
    4. Transport waste from utility rooms and other collection points and dispose of waste by placement in proper holding area
    5. Cycle clean vents, light fixtures and windows
    6. Cycle clean ceilings and walls
    7. Measure and mix cleaning chemicals
    8. Assist in cleaning of emergency spills when observed or upon request
    9. Maintain assigned equipment for cleanliness and recommends repairs as needed
    10. Observe and report the general need for repairs to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures
    11. In case of fire or other internal disaster, assists in evacuating ambulatory patients and residents when called upon
    12. Perform all other tasks which may be assigned


    Abilities (required)

    1. Associate in this position must demonstrate the ability to:
      1. Understand and speak English at a level which allows the safe, efficient performance of the job.
      2. After initial training, demonstrate proper utilization of supplies, tools, and equipment
      3. Lift approximately 50 pounds

    Education and experience (required) 

    1. High School Diploma or equivalent
    2. Annual requirements, licensure, and certification 
      1. None
    3. Machines, tools, equipment and work aids
        1. Large vacuums
        2. Extractors


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