At Stony Brook Medicine, our Hospital Attendants are valuable members of our team, who attend to the daily living and personal hygiene needs of patients in order to make patients more comfortable. They may also devote considerable time to housekeeping and cleaning tasks related to patient care and to the transporting of patients.
Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent intrapersonal skills and time management skills. They should have attention to detail and be able to work with all levels of the organization.
Duties of a Hospital Attendant may include the following but are not limited to:
Picks up and removes hazardous articles which may be on floors, furniture and equipment and places them in designated receptacles or in appropriate places. Moves furniture and equipment in connection with cleaning and care functions.
Using mops, brushes, detergents, buffers, floor scrubber and other cleaning implements, washes floors, corridors, stairs and stairwells, walls, partitions, windows from inside of building, etc.
Changes curtains and drapes and other objects as directed.
Using manual and/or mechanical equipment, strips and vacuums and waxes floors and shampoos carpets.
Using hand-operated equipment and detergents, scrubs and cleans all areas of lavatories, such as sinks, urinals, toilets, etc.
Using hand-dusting equipment, dusts assigned areas.
Using appropriate equipment such as ladders and scaffolds, washes light fixtures, replaces light bulbs, dusts and/or washes light fixtures and high places such as ceilings.
Using designated equipment, polishes wood and metal fixtures and equipment.
May set up equipment in assigned areas, conference and meeting rooms.
May work in laboratories, "clean rooms", operating rooms and other hospital areas where a high degree of cleanliness is required to minimize the possible spread of infection.
Clean discharge/transfer units in compliance with Department and Infection Control policies.
In addition to cleaning the discharge unit above, strips and remakes bed.
Compliant with Safety and Infection Control policies.
Required : Ability to perform medium to heavy physical labor.
Preferred : Previous experience working in a hospital setting and/or in the hospital industry and cleaning endoscopy . Possess excellent intrapersonal skills, time management skills, have attention to detail and be able to work with all levels of the organization.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: Hospital Attendant 1
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Endoscopy and GI Motility Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
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