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Alternate Work Shift
This candidate bank will be used to fill multiple full (100% FTE) and part time 50-90 % FTE) first shift Custodian positions. 3rd shift ranges from 11:00 pm- 7:30am ,and may include weekends and holidays.
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Housekeeping department has multiple (Full time and part-time 50-100% FTE) outstanding opportunities for a night shift Custodians. This individual will maintain cleanliness and care of facilities in inpatient and non-patient areas and administrative offices as assigned. Responsibilities also include washing walls, sinks, restroom fixtures, showers, beds, furniture and telephones; dusting ledges, shelves, wall-mounted TV's, patient lights and monitors; pulling dirty linen bags; stripping beds; making beds; changing patient curtains and shower curtains; and pulling trash bags and emptying wastebaskets.
Additionally, the person in this role will;
Provide supervisor with written and/or oral information regarding problems encountered on assignment.
Follow all safety procedures as instructed, including wearing safety gear and protective clothing and using all chemicals properly.
Identify and report unsafe equipment or conditions to supervisor.
Use equipment properly, returning all items clean and ready for use at end of shift. Use supplies efficiently.
May be required to test new products and report results to supervisor.
Promote excellence in guest relations and support the hospitality model.
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Physical ability to do required work.
Ability to understand written and verbal instructions in English.
Effectively interact and communicate with a variety of departments and staff.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.