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University of Washington CUSTODIAN (FULL-TIME, EVENINGS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 208385


Posting Date: 06/28/2022

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $3,045 - $3,757 per month

Shift: Evening Shift

Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (

Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Among the top ten medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals", UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington 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. UWMC Montlake's Post Anesthesia Care Unit has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, Evening Shift, CUSTODIAN. The Post Anesthesia Care Custodian will perform environmental services tasks to maintain the environment in a safe, clean and orderly manner, adhering to infection control policies to prevent cross contamination. RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cleans and disinfects all furniture, fixtures and equipment according to procedure.

  • Removes and properly handles soiled linen; disinfects and remakes beds in patent rooms; dust wet mops hard floors with disinfectant.

  • Empties/ relines wastebaskets, regulated medical waste containers, and recycle containers.

  • Cleans outdoor ashtrays, entrances and receptacles.

  • Performs blood borne pathogen and chemical spill containments and clean-up according to procedure.

  • Clean, disinfects and restocks supplies in restrooms, strips, cleans , buffs and applies finish to floors. Uses high speed floor buffers, polishers and automated floor scrubbers.

  • Performs in between case cleaning and terminal cleaning of surgical, obstetrical and invasive procedure rooms including flood mopping and disinfecting according to procedure.

  • Vacuums and spot clean carpets; operates automated carped shampooers and extractors.

  • Spot cleans and disinfects walls, doors, ceilings and vents, Wipes down “hand touch” areas with disinfectant. Performs high dusting. Transplant cleans patient and construction areas according to procedures.

  • Cleans interior or easily accessible exterior windows. Takes down and re-hangs cubicle curtains.

  • Follows written and/or verbal instruction regarding the use of chemicals, personal protective apparel, supplies and equipment.

  • Complies with safety policies and procedures and medical center emergency disaster procedures.

  • Maintains environmental services closet , supplies, cart and equipment in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.