Environmental Services Tech - Day shifts

Company: Regional Health ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SD-Spearfish
N/A
High School
Full-Time
Not Specified
Not Specified
False
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Job Description

The Environmental Services Tech performs designated cleaning and disinfecting in all areas of the facility. These areas are organized in a system of zones. The Environmental Services Tech collects and disposes of trash; checks and replenishes supplies. When necessary, the Environmental Services Tech operates custodial equipment, performing such duties as cleaning, polishing, scrubbing, stripping and waxing of hard floors, and carpet cleaning. The Environmental Services Tech may distribute linen and collect soiled linen from zones. The Environmental Services Tech reports items that need to be fixed, required equipment maintenance, and supplies needed to the Environmental Services Director.

Essential Functions:          

  • Performs a variety of cleaning duties to ensure a set standard of cleanliness in the facility.
  • Adjusts duties so that the cleaning needs of the facility are met. Responds to special requests, completing them as soon as possible, giving suitable priority to immediate needs in patient care areas.
  • Responds to the needs of the department. Prioritizes and organizes assigned tasks with minimum of supervision.
  • Understands and follows proper disposal procedures for hazardous and medical waste in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Assists OR personnel with room turnovers, including total cleaning of rooms as necessary and upon request.
  • Checks zone area’s for distribution of linen inventory and removal of soiled linen.
  • Provides a safe environment through the proper operation, care and storage of equipment.
  • Performs hard surface and carpeted floor care.
  • Knowledge - Skills - Abilities

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Displays a positive attitude and flexibility in changing situations.
  • Possess skills in courteous, compassionate and respectful treatment of internal and external customers.
  • Exhibits the ability to establish good working relationships with patients, families, staff, and resource providers.
  • Ability to verbally communicate well and problem solve effectively.
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage time effectively.
  • Must have ability to effectively handle confidential and sensitive organizational information.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment with diverse groups of people.
  • Good working knowledge of equipment and instrumentation required to perform duties of department.
  • Previous housekeeping experience is desired.  Floor care experience is desired

    Requirements

    High School Diploma/G.E.D. Equivalent - Required

    Physical Demands: Must be able to operate commercial cleaning equipment. Constant standing & walking. Frequent talking, balancing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, reaching & hearing. Occasional sitting, driving, crouching & crawling. Lifting no more than 50 pounds at a time, with frequent lifting or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Inherent potential for contact with blood, body fluids or tissues. Work with cleaning chemicals constantly, some which may be hazardous. Appropriate protective measures are required. Work Hours: Day shifts.. 40 hrs/week; Varied days of the week. Rotating weekends and holidays.

    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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