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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
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Job Description


 Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Specific Requirements and Preferences
High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience

Minimum Work Experience
2 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Clearing/housekeeping experienced prefered. 2 years of floor care/special project experience prefered

Required Skills/Knowledge

Required Licenses and Certifications

Functional Accountabilities

Floor Care
  1. Use vacuum to clean carpets; use carpet extractor or bonnet buff to perform spot removal or clean carpets.
  2. Use brooms, mops, buffers to sweep, dry/wet mop, scrub, strip and refinish, sanitize and disinfect hard surface floors.
  3. Report damaged carpets and floors and situations where stain removal can not be done.
  4. Mix, use and dispose of floor care chemicals according to directions.
  5. Clean and properly store floor equipment; operate cleaning equipment according to instructions; replace belts, bags and make other minor equipment repairs; report other mechanical failures to supervisor.
Personal and Patient Safety
  1. Wear personal protective equipment according to hospital guidelines, follow universal precautions.
  2. Use appropriate cleaning materials.
  3. Report unsafe conditions in assigned work areas.
  4. Observe isolation procedures.
Room Set-up and Tear Down
  1. Move furniture and equipment as directed, use good body mechanics
  2. Perform room set-up and tear-down as directed for special events.
Other Duties
  1. Complete project report of completed tasks during shift
  2. Attend weekly/monthly and annual mandatory departmental training sessions.
  3. Use pallet jack to move boxes from loading dock to stock supply room.
Non-Essential Function
  1. Arrive and depart work on time.
  2. Report to work on scheduled days with no excessive absenteeism.
  3. Leave for meal break and return on time.
  4. Report to work in uniform.
  5. Uniform is clean and free of debris or odor.
  6. Entire uniform is worn daily.

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.