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State of Massachusetts EVS Hospital Cleaner - Seasonal (FSW II) in Taunton State Hospital, Massachusetts

Taunton State Hospital is seeking a candidate for the Environmental Services Department to clean, maintain and insure the safety, health and morale of patients, visitors and employees by providing a clean attractive environment. Please Note: *This position is a Seasonal position for an anticipated duration of 90 days and is 40 hours per week. The incumbent will work on the 1st shift 7:00 am - 3:30 pm Days Off: Position #00287975 - Tuesday and Wednesday Position #00287974 - Thursday and Friday */_Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not all inclusive):_/ * Cleans floors daily, by dry mopping and washing using appropriate supplies and equipment, to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of the areas. * Wash, clean and otherwise sanitize patient bathing and living areas daily to maintain a clean, sanitary area.daily basis using appropriate supplies and equipment * Check soap and shower dispensers. If needed, remove empty containers and replace with full dispensers. Done on an as needed basis. * Washes wall, windows (inside), in offices, rest rooms and corridors. They are washed and sanitized with appropriate housekeeping supplies to ensure a clean, healthy, and sanitized environment for the general work area as needed * Attends mandatory classes as required by Staff Development. * Strip wax off floors with stripper, rinse, then apply wax and sealer when needed. * Move and set up furniture to prepare room for meetings and ward areas, bedrooms, T.V. Rooms, etc. on an as needed basis. * Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the age related and cultural needs of the clients/patients served. /_Required Qualifications:_/ * Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work. * Ability to read, write speak, and comprehend English to communicate effectively with a diverse group of patients, employees, and supervisors. * Ability to follow written and oral instructions and communicate effectively in oral expression ./_ Preferred Qualifications:_/ * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency _About Taunton State Hospital_ Taunton State Hospital (TSH) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is a 45-bed inpatient facility that provides continuing care inpatient services to adults with major mental illnesses. The hospital is a leader in the successful integration of the Principles of Recovery and a rehabilitation philosophy into the treatment model and a part of the Southeast Area which works closely with the inpatient treatment teams to facilitate patients’ discharge back to the community. _Pre-Hire Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at (508) 977-3383 This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work. Special Requirements: None An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *EVS Hospital Cleaner - Seasonal (FSW II) Location: Massachusetts-Taunton State Hospital Requisition ID: 21000579