Job Number 69190
Posted 1/14/2020
Account Northern Light AR Gould Hospital
Location |ME| AR Gould Hospital, ME 04769
Schedule Regular Part-time
Shift Day
Hours 0730 a.m.-11:30 a.m., rotating weekends
Job Details
GENERAL DESCRIPTION/STATEMENT: Cleans and maintains assigned areas in a sanitary,orderly, and attractive condition for the benefit of patients, visitors, andother employees


1. Cleans offices, patient rooms, corridors, public areas, bathrooms and treatments rooms according to Housekeeping policies.

2. Replenishes supplies in dispensers such as paper towels, toilet tissue, and hand soap.

3. Cleans furnishings such as beds, stands, chairs, TV's, telephones, office equipment, stretchers and wheelchairs.

4. Must be able to work with germicidal cleaning detergents.

5. Cleans blinds and windows.

6. Cleans bathrooms by scouring sinks, toilets, and the like.

7. Washes walls, doors,and vents.

8. Dry mops and dampmops floors.

9. Vacuum carpets.

10. Cleans and makes beds.

11. Must be able and willingto clean isolation rooms according to established guidelines.

12. Properly disposes of trash

13. Handles clean and soiled linens according to procedure

14. Must be able to do high dusting of sills, light fixtures, picture frames and the like.

15. Must be able to follow established safety methods and procedures as outlined in

organizational and department policies.

16. Must be able to attend to page calls, where needed, as needed

17. Must be able to properly cleans and rinse OR Instruments per instruction, as needed

18. Must be able to properly clean OR and Delivery rooms according to policy

19. Must possess the abilityto work as a team member

20.Must be able to complete weekly checks of the Pharmaceutical waste boxes in designated area.


  1. Performs other work related duties as assigned, as needed, as well as in other assignments.
  2. May be asked to assist in the Laundry or Food Service Department



May be assigned to work the day,evening, or nightshift. Usually assigned to one shift but may needto work a different shift from that assigned, if there is a need. Must beable to work at least every other weekend and holidays as needed.


1. High School diplomaor G.E.D. preferred.

2. No experiencerequired

3. Requires verbal,analytical, and interpersonal skills.

4. Should be able tofollow oral and written instructions

5. De-escalation and WorkplaceViolence training will be completed at hire prior to release fromorientation.


1. Sitting.1-3 hours/day.

2. Standing.4-7 hours/day.

3. Walking.4-7 hours/day

4. Lifting.10-25lbs with good body mechanics.

5. Twisting.Infrequently, 1-120 or greater twists/day.

6. Bending.Moderate: 130-480 bends /day.

7. Squatting/Kneeling.1-3 hours/day.

8. Endurance.Moderate energy requirements.

9. Wrist Position.Moderate deviation.

10. Pinching. Moderate,130-480 pinches per day.

11. Hand/Wrist Repetitions.Moderate: 1000-2880/day or more.

12. Manual Dexterity.Gross Dexterity with frequent fine motor movement.

13. Either Handedness.Up to 35% of job cycle.

14. Both Handedness.60-100% of job cycle time.

15. Sight.Requirescorrected 20/20 near vision and minimal far vision.

16. Hearing.Can hearwhispered voice at eight (8) feet (FAA class II).

17. Speech.Frequentclear speaking ability required.

18. Exposure to Infection.Frequent


1. High/LowTemperature. Work environment 70 - 80?F.

2. Noise.Frequentexposure to voices, bells, routine noises, and occasional fairly loud


3. WorkingwithOthers.Close association is frequent and compromises a major portion of the job.

4. ConfinedSpacesorCrampedBodyPositions.Work in cramped positions/confined spaces (1hour per week).

5. BodyInjuries.Exposure to circumstances which may cause minor injuries:

Superficialcuts, mild blows, sprains, slips, etc.Moderate likelihood of minor

injuries.Slight likelihood of significant traumatic injury that could cause deep cuts,

fractures, or permanent disabling injuries.

6. MovingObjects.Slight likelihood of significant injury from moving objects.

7. ToxicConditions.Moderate likelihood of exposure to toxic conditions.

8. RoleAmbiguity.Slight, rarely is it not clear what others expect of the worker.


1. Problem-SolvingSkills. Moderate problem-solving skills required.

2. Judgment/Assessment.Continuouslyassesses situations and determines corrective actions needed.

3. Reading/Comprehension.Mustbe able to read and comprehend greater than Grade 7 level of instructions.

4. Math/Arithmetic.Mustbe able to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and perform fractions.


1. ComposureUnderWorkingConditions(includingdemanding, and/or rude, resi­dents/staff/visitors). Must remain calmand exercise self-control inworking relation­ships with patients, staff, andvisitors, and co-workers.

2. CopingSkillsforStressesAssociatedwithIllness,Disability,Dyingand/orDeath.Works around persons, who are or may becomeill, disabled, or dying, on aregular basis.Must possess skills to cope with stresses associated withillness,disability, dying, and death.


1. Willingness to workcooperatively is necessary.

2. Strong publicrelations and customer satisfaction motivation.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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