Franciscan Hospital for Children Environmental Service Aide II in Brighton, Massachusetts

Environmental Service Aide II

Department:

Housekeeping

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

7:00AM-3:30PM Monday-Friday and e/o weekend

Job Details:

Summary: Under general supervision and following established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned areas. At times, may be required to do Aide I work as necessary.

Responsibilities:

· Occasionally helps to train new employees to perform assigned tasks.

· Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas. Loads supplies onto cart and transports work cart to assigned areas.

· Cleans Operating Rooms , Dental and pediatric areas

· Cleans On Call Room, Lab, Inpatient rooms, P.A.C.U., Morgue and Operation Float.

· Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures.

· Dry dusts, damp dusts and spot washes horizontal and vertical surfaces, such as walls, doors, partitions, as well as ledges, pipes, corners, and other hard-to-reach surfaces using step stools or ladders as necessary.

· Dusts, washes and polishes moveable and fixed furniture and equipment items such as tables, desks, file cabinets and waste receptacles as required.

· Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and other decorative materials as necessary. Removes graffiti.

· Vacuums carpeted floors and weather mats.

· Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning.

· Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and other restroom fixtures and accessories. Refills dispensers as required.

· Strips, cleans and remakes beds/stretchers upon patient discharge / transfer according to departmental procedures.

· Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathological and chemotherapy waste according to procedures. Relines receptacles with clean bags. Transports trash and linen to designated areas. Removes full needle boxes and replaces with empty ones.

· Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor / designated person as necessary.

· Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans equipment after each use.

· Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAA regulations.

· Assists in disaster response drills.

Skills and Abilities:

· Must be able to speak, read and write English.

· Understand oral instructions and follow printed label instructions in English.

· Knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials, supply and chemical usage, and the operation of manual and power equipment.

· Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, crouch, lift, reach and stretch throughout the work day.

· Push, pull, and move items weighing up to 75 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing approximately 15 pounds or less.

· May climb and work from ladders

· Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.