The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's leading orthopaedic and rheumatologic, specialty hospitals dedicated to the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopaedic programs in the region for musculoskeletal disorders and the largest pediatric orthopaedic program in New York City. HJD is consistently ranked among the leading orthopaedic centers nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. Our expert physicians combine extensive experience and research with the latest technology for bone and joint problems that affect patient's ability to function. We specialize in the following areas: Orthopaedic Surgery Rheumatology Neurology Radiology.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Waxer Stripper in the Environmental Services Department. To qualify a High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred. Must be able to speak, and understand simple directions in English. The ability to stand, bend, lift heavy objects, push, pull and operate heavy equipment with or without the use of assistive devices. Prior experience operating a scrubbing machine preferred.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing special cleaning procedures (carpet care, and hard floor care) to areas throughout the Medical Center. Special procedures are total finishing removal, re-coating, carpet shampooing, extracting, scrubbing, operation of automated/ride-on equipment. Performs other duties as assigned including but not limited to: moving furniture, strips bed linens, cleans refrigerators, etc. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Operates cleaning machines in the performance of duties. Maintains equipment in clean and working order. Reports broken equipment to the Supervisor promptly. Operates equipment correctly, following safety guidelines.
Coordinates the operation of a power floor machine to ensure its safe use. If applicable, uses automated battery operated equipment (ride on scrubber) in a safe manner. Ensures that safety procedures are followed to avoid accidents to patients, visitors, and staff. Follows established infection control and safety guidelines on an ongoing basis.
Removes floor finish build-up with a scrubbing machine, re-applies floor finish, cleans baseboards and kick plate. Burnishes floor using the right color pad and machine. Removes floor finish build-up with a scrubbing machine according to standard operating guidelines. Burnishes floors using floor restorer product and hi-speed burnishing machinery. Cleans baseboards and kick plates with an appropriate solution. Moves furniture/equipment in an out of rooms on a continuous basis. Puts furniture back in its proper location.
Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of duties.
The Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD) at NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.