Under the immediate supervision Sr. Custodian Supervisor, a Lead Custodian, or the Operations Manager
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
15% Collection and Disposal of Solid Waste and Soiled Linen: Follows Infection Control Policies. Empties and cleans waste receptacles and replaces plastic liners. Labels, collects and removes infectious and non-infectious waste material from assigned areas. Collects soiled linen from patient areas and disposes of it via linen chute or by transporting it in covered soiled linen carts. Uses large tilt trucks to transport regular waste to a disposal unit or compactor. Uses hand trucks for the transportation of infectious waste containers to designated area or unit for safekeeping and proper disposal.
30% Floor Care: The Floor Care job consists of sweep/dust mop and wet mop hard floors in rooms for non-patient or patient use, laboratories, bathrooms, hallways and stairways; spot mop to remove stains or spillage; vacuum clean carpets in offices, patient rooms, waiting areas, conference rooms, libraries, hallways, stairways, etc., spot clean carpets; uses standard cleaning equipment to strip or scrub floors, apply floor finish/sealer, burnish floors, shampoo carpets and furniture, clean baseboards, door kick plates, elevator tracks; operates electric and/or battery powered equipment including but not limited to floor polishers, floor scrubbers, automatic scrubbers, burnishes, steam cleaners, carpet shampoo machines, carpet extractors, furniture shampoos, and heavy duty dry/wet pick up vacuum cleaners, etc.
50% General Cleaning: Dust and/or washes furniture and fixtures in offices, classrooms, shops, conference rooms, laboratories, kitchens, dining rooms, laundry rooms, nurse stations, patient rooms and non-patient rooms and/or areas; clean over bed tables, side tables, chairs, patients and staff lockers, IV stands, all wall mounted fixtures, including thermometers, lamps, television sets and brackets; clean ice machines, refrigerators, water fountains, vents, venetian blinds, blackboards, telephones, computer tables, counter tops, desks and table tops, cabinets tops, shelves, bookshelves, window sills, doors, partitions, etc., in restrooms, washes and sanitizes walls, toilet bowls, urinals, sinks, mirrors, soap dispensers, toilet tissue and towel dispensers, seat cover dispensers, plumbing fixtures; clean showers and bathtubs, soap dishes, handrails and shower fixtures. May use ladders and movable stepladders to perform some cleaning tasks. 3% Supplies and Equipment: Requisition paper supplies, hand lotion/soap, chemicals/cleaning solutions, shampoo, wax stripper, floor finish/sealers, mop heads, buffing/striping pads, and shampoo pads. Observes safety regulations by wearing eye protection and gloves when mixing chemicals or cleaning agents; maintains an adequate inventory in assigned storage closets of properly labeled cleaning materials and other supplies; refill properly labeled secondary containers/spray bottles; refill dispensers in bathrooms and other hand washing stations.
2% Other Functions and Responsibilities: Performs other related duties as instructed by immediate supervisor; may be reassigned to other work areas as operational needs dictate; clean beds after patient discharges or transfers, clean gurneys, portable commodes, chart racks, medicine carts; wash trash cans, trash tilt trucks, sweep grounds; move beds and/or light weight furniture within a unit or between floors; strip beds; make beds inspects own work, reports missing furniture, repairs needed; secure/locks work area, reports unauthorized person on the premises; report fires or safety hazards; respond to emergencies, following procedures, as in the case of fires, disasters or floods.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.