Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Painter - Temporary - Variable Hours

    Job Title
    Painter - Temporary - Variable Hours
    Job ID
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.

    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Painter who will embrace our rich and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

    The Painter:
    • Paints surfaces using brushes, spray gun and paint rollers, stimulating wood grain, marble and tile effects.
    • Smooths surfaces using sandpaper, wire brushes or steel wool and removes old paint from surfaces using paint remover, scrapes and blow torch to prepare surfaces for painting.
    • Selects premixed paints/stains or prepares paints/stains to match specified colors 
    • Repairs damaged surfaces when assigned.
    • May perform the following: cut stencil and stencil surfaces with lettering or decorations, paint signs on surfaces.
    • Operates and properly handles all tools and equipment of the trade (i.e. paint rollers, brushes, sprayers, pigments).
    • Maintains confidentiality of patients, families and staff
    • Creates special effects by applying paint.
    • Fills nail holes, cracks and joints with putty plaster or other fillers.
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.
    • Promotes adherence to the Health Sciences Compliance Program, the Howard University Code of Ethics and the Health Sciences Standards of Conduct.
    • Attends annual and periodic mandatory Compliance Program training including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy training.
    • Participates in activities that promote adherence to federal healthcare program requirements.
    • Actively participates in Health Sciences Compliance Program activities
    • Adheres to the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures.
    • Maintains confidentiality of patients, families, and staff.
    • Knowledge of journeyman painter qualifications in order to perform all work of the painter trade.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

    A qualified candidate will possess:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Journeyman painter’s qualification or equivalent experience
    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    • Work-life balance
    • Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    • Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)

    COVID-19 Vaccination 
    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 
    Required Skills

    High School Diploma or GED
    Journeyman painter’s qualification or equivalent experience

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