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    This position is located in the Environmental Management Service (EMS) of the Martinsburg VA Medical Center performing duties as housekeeping aid, he/she will perform a wide variety of hospital housekeeping work that requires substantial physical efforts to operate and adjust heavy duty cleaning equipment and apply a significant knowledge of Environmental Sanitation. Infection control and regulated medical waste procedures and process to ensure compliance with safety and health directives.

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    Duties Include but are not limited to:

    Scrubbing, stripping, refinishes, and polishing floors using heavy (industrial-type) powered scrubbers, burnishers, and buffers.
    Cleans carpet, using heavy (industrial type) vacuum cleaners.
    Adjust, cleans and performs minor maintenance to machines (i.e, changes brushes, rollers).
    Washes and replaces window covering (i.e, blinds), and washes ceiling fixtures and room partitions, using ladders and scaffolds.
    Cleans and sanitizes patients room, exam rooms, offices, corridors, operation and surgical rooms, corridors, nurses station.
    Polishes door handles, stainless steel and other metal fixtures. Dut and polishes furniture to include ledges and woodwork.
    Remove soiled and contaminated linens from work area to soiled linen rooms.
    Keeps restrooms in patients room and around the medical center clean and sanitary.
    Keep housekeeping closets clean and orderly and ensure that cleaning supplies are in stock.
    Note conditions of rooms and reports to supervisor of any items that need repair or maintenance.
    Collects, replenishes (bags and containers), and transports all regulated medical waste for temporary storage and/or disposal. Ensures materials containment and physical separation of incompatible waste.
    Other duties as assigned

    Work Schedule: May Vary depending on the needs of the service, to include weekends and holidays.
    Position Description Title/PD#: 06223A
    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized

    Application will be reviewed on the following dates.
    November 12, 2018
    December 12, 2018
    January 14, 2019
    February 14, 2019
    March 14, 2019
    April 15, 2019
    May 15, 2019
    June 17, 2019
    July 17, 2019
    August 20, 2019
    September 30, 2019

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3566 Custodial Working

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