Steward Health Care System
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Environmental Service Assistant I - Per Diem/As Needed
at Steward Health Care System
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Sweeps and mops floor areas, vacuums/spot cleans carpets using appropriate solution; arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning assigned areas.
Routinely climbs ladder to hang cubicle/window drapes, or reach high areas for other cleaning purposes.
Accurately selects cleaning materials and supplies and prepares solutions according to procedure; loads service cart and transports to work area.
Competently operates various types of equipment, both mechanical and electrical (i.e., buffers, scrubbers). Reports malfunctions immediately.
Routinely collects medical waste as established by Infection Control Committee.
Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining floors by sweeping, mopping, applying floor finishes/polishing; strips floors of finish as required.
Demonstrates responsibility for arranging and moving furniture as requested.
Demonstrates thoroughness in cleaning assigned areas by washing furnishings, floors and equipment with special cleaning solutions and disinfectants to prevent the spread of disease.
Thoroughly washes walls, ceilings, and inside windows using appropriate solutions; washes outside windows and screens as required.
Maintains work area in a neat and orderly manner at all times.
Properly completes patient room/discharge cleaning according to departmental and infection control policies
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
(Examples: Ability to work independently and take initiative; Good judgment and problem solving skills; Communication skills; Interpersonal and organizational skills; Level of confidentiality)
Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: in-services, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).
Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-services and/or reviews documentation as required.
Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.
Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.
Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.
Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.
Education/Experience Required: High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent related work experience.
Important COVID message
Please note, Morton Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.