Cape Cod Hospital Environmental Service Aide in Hyannis, Massachusetts

Environmental Service Aide

Department:

Housekeeping

Schedule:

16 Hours per week

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

8a-4p Saturday and Sunday, every weekend, e/o hol

Job Details:

Cape Cod Healthcare is the leading provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors of Cape Cod. With more than 450 physicians, 4,700 employees, and 1,100 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare operates two-acute care hospitals, the Cape's leading provider of homecare and hospice services (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility (JML Care Center), an assisted living facility (Heritage at Falmouth), the Cape's only local laboratory service (CCHC Laboratory Services) and numerous health programs. We are currently seeking a dedicated Environmental Service Aide to join our team at Cape Cod Hospital. PURPOSE OF POSITION: Perform a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain all in patient and out patient areas, offices, corridors, stairwells, elevators, furniture, public and other assigned areas of Hospital in a clean, sanitary and safe condition, in accordance with all operating procedures, infection control and safety policies. Displays proper conduct when dealing with patients, visitors and all hospital staff. MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Cleans/Terminal Cleans/Sanitize assigned areas in accordance with operating procedures using proper equipment, chemicals and supplies. 2. Prepares patient rooms for occupancy, per operating procedures and inputs into approved room ready notification system. 3. Maintains all equipment/closets used to perform job in a clean and orderly condition. Clean all equipment at the end of the shift. 4. Performs specialized cleaning procedures in accordance with operating procedures. e.g. CCU procedure room, nurseries, isolation rooms. 5. Maintaining cleanliness of environment, cleaning kitchen area, med rooms, employee bathrooms, janitor closet, refrigerators, microwave, etc., all clinical equipment on unit, wheelchairs, stretchers, scales, bedside tables, IV poles etc,. Reports problems with equipment to the charge nurse. 6. Set up meetings and functions/supply appropriate A/V equipment. Spray buffs or high-speed burnishes tile floors. Spot cleans carpets; buffs carpets in corridors and rooms; moves cleaning equipment, supplies within or between hospital buildings; moves furniture as requested. 7. Performs all duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision. 8. Removes general trash, medical waste soiled/used linen, from work area and place in specified bags and/or containers. Transport to assigned disposal area. 9. Handles cleaning chemicals and solutions per product labeling and departmental procedures. 10. Utilizes housekeeping equipment in a safe and efficient manner. 11. Wears appropriate personal protective equipment as per training, signage and product labels. Adheres to safety regulations as per departmental training (e.g. wet floor signs, caution tape, electrical cords laid along wall). 12. Participates in in-service educational programs and staff meetings. 13. Performs other work related duties as requested/directed. QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to communicate in English to understand and respond to basic verbal and written English language instruction. Ability to perform physical requirements of position as outlined. Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 3 months of new position for positions in the In-Patient Psych Unit. Position requires a person with a positive attitude who is pleasant, cooperative, committed to the team approach and displays a professional demeanor with patients, families, physicians and fellow workers.

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