PeaceHealth Environmental Service Attendant I in Longview, Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking candidates for a Per Diem Environmental Services Attendant I position at St. John Medical Center. In this per diem role, will work variable hours and shifts to provide coverage when additional staffing is needed.

Req ID: 166247

JOB SUMMARY

Continuously exemplifies the mission, values and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others. Clean and sanitize rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas. Follow established policies and procedures to maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the medical center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assemble needed equipment, supplies and materials and transport to work area. Stock cart and prepare cleaning solution working in appropriate housekeeping closet.

  2. Sweep, dry mop, wet mop, scrub, sanitize and disinfect floors.

  3. Vacuum or HOKY carpets as needed.

  4. Spot clean between washings and sanitize as scheduled for walls, windows, doors and ceilings.

  5. Fixtures, furniture, and furnishings: Dust, damp wipe and spot clean as needed. Change window drapes and cubicle curtains as needed. Clean and sanitize shelves, vents, window frames. Change filters on air conditioner units. Empty, clean and reline trash containers. Straighten and rearrange furniture as needed.

  6. Trash: Remove trash from small containers and place in appropriate containers for removal. Handle infectious waste according to departmental procedure. Handle hazardous waste according to departmental procedure.

  7. Stairways, elevators, entrances and exits: Spot clean walls as needed. Wash walls as scheduled. Vacuum carpet as scheduled. Sweep and clean outside of entrance areas according to schedule.

  8. Horizontal surfaces: Remove dust, dirt, greasy film, wash if necessary and sanitize daily in patient rooms and patient care areas.

  9. Patient Rooms: In addition to the above, perform terminal cleaning procedures and prepare room for new occupant. Follow departmental policy and procedures at all time.

  10. Bathrooms: Clean and dust daily all fixtures, floors, mirrors, shelves, doors and walls up to six feet. Clean high areas as scheduled. Dust ceiling vents daily Replenish supplies as needed.

  11. Utility rooms: Clean floors, cabinets and fixtures.

  12. Office areas: Trash and dust daily – vacuum weekly, hokey as needed. Terminal clean as scheduled.

  13. Notify supervisor if you need supplies, notice mechanical failures or find other conditions that need attention.

  14. Clean all equipment used daily and store properly.

  15. Participate in educational in-services as requested by Supervisor.

  16. Promotes a safety-conscious work force and maintains good housekeeping practices.

  17. Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.

  18. Perform other duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year formal housekeeping experience preferred; experience in hospital or healthcare setting preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • N/A

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Must be able to demonstrate good manual dexterity.

LONGVIEW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion to include prolonged periods of standing from 34 to 65% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

  • Hazards may include exposure to cleaning chemicals and disinfectants, soiled linens, unknown liquid in trash bags and biohazards (sharps).

  • Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

  • There are ergonomic risks identified for each Environmental Services Technician (EST) assignment.

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package at http://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalallbenefits_overview.pdf and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video , and visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PeaceHealthCareers or LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/peacehealth !

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ at http://www.peacehealth.org/sites/default/files/externalcandidatefaq2.pdf or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Longview, LCR Delaware Campus (103)

Job Category: Business, Administrative & Facilities

Shift: Variable

Shift Length: Variable

FTE: 0.0

Work Type: Per Diem/Relief

Hourly compensation starts at: $15.87, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure:

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Longview || Business, Administrative & Facilities ||Environmental Services/Facilities || Per Diem/Relief || FACILITIES SVCS