16105_76310 Environmental Services -SJ
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Job Description Details:
Maintains the environment for the Health System by performing environmental duties in accordance with Regulatory Agency Standards, Infection Control, Hospital and Department Policies. Ability to understand and complete Health Stream Mandatories. Performs all Essential Duties and Responsibilities of an Environmental Aide. Demonstrates required competencies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills of essential duties.
a. cleaning all surfaces,
b. disinfecting all surfaces,
c. dustings all surfaces,
d. replenishing all supplies,
e. spot clean carpet and upholstery,
f. clean up spills,
g. change linen and make beds,
h. operate vacuum cleaning equipment
i. dust mop and damp mop floors, stairs and landings
j. disposes of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
k. report needs for repair of equipment and unsafe situations
l. Machine scrub corridors and floors. Move equipment in corridor to properly clean floors.
Assists in establishing and maintaining an environment that is safe, clean and conducive to patients, visitors and co-workers well being.
Complete work tasks as assigned
Participates in department and unit activities to improve quality care.
Assists in the training of staff to perform Environmental Services duties.
Demonstrates professionalism in dress and hygiene.
Follows and adhere to the "fragrance free" policy
Responsible for maintaining knowledge of policy and procedures. Follows Departments plans and scripts.
Demonstrates a positive demeanor which will facilitate good teamwork between co-workers.
Communicates with others , both in department and outside the department, effectively. Be aware of the importance of listening, tone of voice, language, to give a clear and consistent message.
Identifies safety risks, provides feedback and helps address safety issues. Actively follows safety policies, procedures and practices.
Performs duties in compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
Assists in keeping corridors clear of clutter, equipment, furniture, ect. for safety and aesthetic purposes.
14, Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a
constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions and participates
in their resolution.
- Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient,
physician, employees and visitors to Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.
Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner to assure personal safety and that of coworkers and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of Saint Joseph
Mercy Health System.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSURE
Education: Basic skills in reading, writing and arithmetic.
Experience: One to three months on the job training or previous experience.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and write English. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
Able to demonstrate interpersonal and verbal skills necessary to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, and co-workers.
Concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
Prioritize assigned tasks and organize work.
Walk and stand for approximately 90% of work time.
Lift, turn and position equipment.
Bend, twist, turn, stoop and reach 90% of work time.
Able to walk and stand for up to 90% of work time when performing cleaning duties.
Able to lift 40 lbs.
Ability to utilize safe body mechanics.
WORKING CONDITIONS :
Patient Care environment with some exposure to potentially infectious body fluids and other contaminants.
Regular exposure to chemical odors, fumes and cleaning solvents.
This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work Program
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