Boston Medical Center General Service Associate (Floor Care)- Environmental Services (40Hrs Rotating Eves) (AFSCME) in Boston, Massachusetts

General Service Associate (Floor Care)- Environmental Services (40Hrs Rotating Eves) (AFSCME)

Job ID 4706507 Date posted 05/17/2017

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Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.

BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Position Description:

Performs a range of housekeeping and environmental duties to maintain a clean and sanitized environment throughout the hospital. The General Services Associate (GSA) maintains daily cleanup of assigned areas. In addition to duties performed by a general cleaner, the GSA may also use industrial vacuum cleaners, scrubbers, buffers and/or additional hospital approved equipment to maintain the facility up to the highest standards in quality care.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires the ability to read, follow oral and written instructions in English at a level acquired through the completion of elementary school education.

  • At least two years cleaning/maintenance experience required. Experience in floor care, carpet care, restroom-cleaning preferred.

  • Ability to read, follow oral and written instructions in English, and to understand the policies and procedures of the hospital.

  • Ability to perform basic housekeeping practices and

  • Must be able to safely lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted

  • Must pass a background check.