Environmental Svcs Assoc Full Time Evening
To clean patient care areas (e.g. operating rooms, endoscopy suites, etc.), patient rooms, offices, bathrooms, and other assigned areas using appropriate cleaning supplies. To operate floor care equipment (e.g. buffers, floor scrubber, water vacuums, hand tools). To prepare soiled linen for pick-up by commercial laundry service. To perform waste management activities (i.e. refuse, garbage, rubbish, contaminated trash, glass, and pathological waste). Position requires very heavy work, (NIOSH Agency definition), very heavy lifting of trash and linen bags, furniture and equipment, pushing, pulling and lifting to include but not limited to beds, carts, liner trash, furniture and equipment as needed. Schedule flexibility required to attend training on other shifts. Recognize patients and families as important members of the healthcare team by communicating effectively with patients, family and other staff.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
No experience necessary
Physical Demands: Requires lifting, pushing, or pulling of up to 50-150 pounds occasionally with frequent lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds. Vision: Requires the ability to perceive the nature of objects by the eye. Speaking/Hearing: Ability to give and receive information through speaking and listening skills. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English. Taste/Smell: Ability to use the sense of smell to recognize and distinguish odors. Ability to use the sense of taste to recognize and distinguish flavors. Motor Coordination: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; climb stairs; push/pull equipment; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The incumbent is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
Area of Talent: General Service & Maintenance
Organization: The Valley Hospital
Department: VH ENVIRONMENTAL SVCS
Schedule: 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm