Beth Israel Lahey Health Housekeeping- Specialist 40 Hours in Boston, Massachusetts
When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.
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We are offering a $1500.00 sign on bonus for full time positions paid out in three payments.
You will receive your first payment ($500) within the first 30 days of employment and is subject to applicable taxes.
You will receive the second payment ($500) at six (6) months following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.
You will receive the third/final payment ($500) at one year following your start date and is subject to applicable taxes.
Full time status at BIDMC is considered for schedules greater than or equal to 30 hours per week;
Current and Former BILH candidates - restrictions apply.
BIDMC Internal employees or employees within the BILH system are not eligible for the bonus or if you have been employed by a BILH entity within the last 12 months.
Please note, sign on bonuses are subject to change based on the organization’s hiring needs and will be determined by Talent Acquisition on an ongoing basis. BILH/BIDMC Talent Acquisition reserves the right to change sign on bonus eligible jobs and amounts at any time.
Job Summary: The EVS Associate Specialist performs daily cleaning tasks in high risk areas, patient areas, office, public, and/or other non-patient areas. This includes daily cleaning, equipment cleaning and project cleaning in an assigned area. These jobs require greater technical skills, knowledge of compliance regulations and a grander degree of responsibilities. Responsible as a member of the healthcare team for respectful and compassionate communication and interaction with our customers. May Include, but is not limited to: Emergency Department, Project Workers, Transplant, Preceptor, Mental Health, High Risk Areas,Terminal Cleans, and duties of EVS Associate Inpatient and EVS Associate Public.
Performs multiple step cleaning procedure, daily cleaning, discharge cleaning, discharge bed making, O.R. cleaning, between case cleaning, upholstery, wall, and glass care. Continues work from previous shift, reports all incomplete assignments and maintenance issues.
Performs dry mopping, wet mopping of common areas using appropriate equipment including a floor care machine. Performs floor and carpet care techniques, such as carpet bonneting and extracting.
Responds to stat orders such as discharges, spills, floods, and all hospital-wide emergency drills. Cleansup all organic body waste (i.e. blood, feces, sputum, and urine). Cleans patient equipment including: IV poles, commodes, monitors and cables, specialty equipment, stretchers, wheel chairs, and cardiac chairs. Assists in moves, special set-ups and any other occasion as needed.
Collects solid and contaminated waste. Seals boxes used for contaminated waste in the area where the waste is generated. Delivers boxes after sealing to the designated areas and delivers it to the compactor area.
Uses department procedures in preparation and selection of cleaning solutions. Reports low supply of inventory to supervisor and/or team leader. Signs equipment in and out of designated storage areas. Keeps housekeeping cart clean, stocked and orderly. Reports any malfunctioning equipment to supervisor and/or team leader. Delivers soiled mops, cleaning cloths, and linen to designated area.
Some High School required.
1-3 years related work experience required.
Basic familiarity with computers. Ability to navigate at a basic level within web-based applications.
Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.
Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are routine, somewhat repetitive and generally solved by following clear directions and procedures and by identifying opportunities for process improvements.
Independence of Action: Ability to follow general instructions and procedures as provided. Work is monitored by supervisor/manager.
Written Communications: Ability to read, and write in English in order to understand basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively with patients, families and other medical center staff; and respond to basic questions.
Oral Communications: Ability to understand spoken English in order to follow basic safety instructions and take direction from supervisors; communicate effectively in basic English with patients, families and medical center staff in response to routine questions.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.
Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.
Customer Service: Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely and respectful manner.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 50 pounds of force frequently. Work is physically demanding and requires extended periods of standing and/or moving.
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.
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