Wellspan USA Careers – Environmental Services Aide- Chambersburg Hospital-Evenings

WellSpan Health


Part time (56 hours biweekly)

2:30 pm – 11:00 pm with biweekly schedule, including Weekends and Holidays, assigned upon start of employment

Weekend and Holiday rotation

Shift differential pay

Starting rate of $15.60/hr


Job Description:

Performs a variety of environmental service functions to maintain the Hospital campus in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  • Assignment sheets are completed in a timely fashion to accurately reflect what has been completed and documented. Performs needed repairs and special projects required in the assigned area.
  • Maintains ability to assist in other positions, responds positively to abrupt scheduling changes during times of increased patient activity or short staffing situations.
  • Supplies and equipment are utilized appropriately (i.e., solutions are mixed correctly and products are used as intended).
  • Completes discharge bed making according to procedure and within a 30 minute timeframe.
  • Insures bed linens utilized are in good condition.
  • Insures completed beds have crisp and neat tucks and folds.
  • Assigned common and public areas are neat, clean, and presenting a good lasting first impression.
  • Completes discharge bed cleaning in a fashion that maintains clean and ready beds on all floors at all times and prioritizes areas of heavy admissions as needed.
  • Patient floors: Prioritizes and performs room cleaning and restroom maintenance in a fashion so that assignments are completed at day’s end, restrooms remain clean, and trash is removed.
  • OR-ER-Treatment: Prioritizes work so that areas are ready to accept, and treat new patients for procedures. Infection Control guidelines are met.
  • Office-Anciliary-Clinical: Completes and prioritizes work so that assignments and cleaning standards are met. Prescribed work is done according to plan and procedure.
  • Cleans assigned areas according to procedures; floors are clean, free of debris, spots and cobwebs.
  • Furniture in assigned areas is kept clean, free of spots and tears, and in good working order.
  • Curtains and draperies in assigned areas are maintained in clean, good working order.
  • Personal protective equipment guidelines and procedures are followed to maintain personal protection and infection control guidelines.
  • Trash is handled appropriately in assigned areas. General trash is removed in a timely fashion, bio-hazard trash is removed according to Federal and State Law, and labeling is completed appropriately. Recycling is segregated and disposed appropriately.
  • Restrooms in assigned areas are maintained in a clean, fresh manner. Fixtures free from dust, soil, spillage, polished to shine and are disinfected. Free of customer complaints.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates service excellence and patient and family centered care by showing respect, honesty, fairness and a positive attitude toward all customers.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates dependability, to include attendance and punctuality.
  • Is accountable – takes initiative and ownership of issues.
  • Displays a professional demeanor. Represents hospital in a positive way. Has a compassionate working relationship with patients and families.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for 2-way communication. Communicates and listens effectively with patients, families, coworkers, other departments, physicians/providers and community.
  • Supports coworkers, initiatives and a patient and family centered philosophy; pitches in; does own part and helps others.
  • Works to continuously improve work environment/processes (Performance Improvement). Demonstrates a patient and family centered focus when considering/developing improvement solutions.
  • Represents willingness/enthusiasm to create, embrace and facilitate change.
  • Develops self and others; supports a learning environment; leads by example. Encourages patients and families to give feedback and suggestions for improvement.
  • Develops working relationships critical to the organization including patients, families, coworkers, other departments, physicians/providers and community.
  • Encourages others by providing recognition and support.
  • Thinks critically; utilizes sound judgment; promptly reports potential risks.
  • Maintains state of art knowledge of area of specialty, healthcare trends and practice, and populations served.
  • Maintains a level of computer literacy appropriate to their role.
  • Meets and maintains current all unit specific and organizational skills/competencies, certifications/licensures, as required.
  • Completes hospital-required reviews, e.g. HIPAA, safety, health screening,
  • care concerns, and others as assigned.
  • Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required.
    • Pref ExperienceExperience in healthcare setting or cleaning industry preferred.
  • Minimum Education:
    • None required.
    • Pref EducationHigh School Graduate or G.E.D.
  • Required Certification:
    • None.
  • Physical Demands:
    • : Classified as heavy work by Dictionary of Occupational Titles: May exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
    • *Stands and walks constantly on carpet or tiled surfaces.
    • *Lifts up to 20 pounds on a constant basis, up to 50 pounds frequently, and more than 100 pounds occasionally.
    • *Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
    • *Occasionally required to climb or balance.
    • *Auditory acuity; ability to hear phone conversations, overhead pages, alarms, etc.
    • *Sense of smell in order to detect foul odors, chemical odors, etc.
    • *Reaches up to two feet overhead frequently.
    • *Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
    • *Near visual acuity with color perception in order to read measurements; detect dust, debris, etc.; distinguish trash container colors indicating hazardous waste, etc.
    • *Push/pulls trash carts, equipment, etc., weighing up to 200 pounds frequently.
    • Mental Requirements: Must possess good general mental health; ability to work under pressure; ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. Must establish priorities among essential functions of the job and coordinate these functions with others; ability to speak, read and write the English language.

Job Details:

Company: WellSpan Health

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: WellSpan Health

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