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