UnityPoint Health

Environmental Services Assistant

Requisition ID
2017-38017
Category
Housekeeping and EVS
US-IL-Peoria
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Affiliate
5020 UnityPoint Health Peoria Methodist Medical Center
Peoria
Department
Environmental Services
IL
Salary Minimum
USD $10.02/Hr.
FTE
0.01
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
3p-11:30p every weekend and during the week as needed

Overview

To clean all public and patient areas in the medical center on a routine basis to provide a clean aesthetic environment. To perform special functions as assigned and required by the Environmental Services Coordinator.

Responsibilities

Quality of Work

  • Follows all departmental cleaning procedures.
  • Observes and follows Safety and Sanitation guidelines.
  • All areas are cleaned thoroughly and consistently with little or no discrepancies.
  • Practices the Critical Moments of Truth.
  • Strives to reach Patient Satisfaction goals.
  • Offers assistance to others when census in their area is low.
  • Utilizes Wet Floor signs. Wears appropriate PPE.
  • Performs turnover activities rapidly and accurately.
  • Uses downtime to improve unit appearance and accepts additional assignments.

 

Quantity of Work

  • Schedule is completed on a daily basis.
  • Completes project work assigned.
  • Initiates project work.
  • Seeks to perform outside of schedule.
  • Implements procedures to increase productivity.
  • Equipment properly maintained (vacuum bags and filters changed).
  • Housekeeping closet, mop sink and cart kept neat and orderly.
  • Leaves carts stocked for the next day.

 

Job Knowledge/Problem Solving

  • Ability to assess daily workflow and make changes as deemed necessary.
  • Knowledge of duties, chemicals and equipment.
  • Resourcefulness and effectiveness in dealing with stressful situations and emergencies.
  • Easily adapts to all changing routines.
  • Knowledge of location of various support areas.
  • Current on all inservices.

 

Teamwork

  • Supports the efforts of fellow employees through teamwork.
  • Coordinates efforts and cooperates with all levels of staff, inside and outside the department.
  • Accepts changing conditions, new procedures and direction from others.
  • Effectively communicates with appropriate personnel within and outside the department.
  • Assists other department staff by volunteering, filling in and accepting additional work not normally part of the job.
  • Adheres to all MMCI and EVS policies and procedures.
  • Wears appropriate name badge and uniform according to department policies.
  • Attends and competencied on all inservices.
  • Absent/tardy rate below 5% for full competency.

Job Knowledge/Problem Solving1. Ability to assess daily workflow and make changes as deemed necessary. 2. Knowledge of duties, chemicals and equipment. 3. Resourcefulness and effectiveness in dealing with stressful situations and emergencies. 4. Easily adapts to all changing routines. 5. Knowledge of location of various support areas. 6. Current on all in-services.Quality of Work1. Follows all departmental cleaning procedures. 2. Observes and follows Safety and Sanitation guidelines. 3. All areas are cleaned thoroughly and consistently with little or no discrepancies. 4. Practices the Critical Moments of Truth. 5. Strives to reach Patient Satisfaction goals. 6. Offers assistance to others when census in their area is low. 7. Utilizes Wet Floor signs. Wears appropriate PPE. 8. Performs turnover activities rapidly and accurately. 9. Uses downtime to improve unit appearance and accepts additional assignments.Quantity of Work1. Schedule is completed on a daily basis. 2. Completes project work assigned. 3. Initiates project work. 4. Seeks to perform outside of schedule. 5. Implements procedures to increase productivity. 6. Equipment properly maintained (vacuum bags and filters changed). 7. Housekeeping closet, mop sink and cart kept neat and orderly. 8. Leaves carts stocked for the next day.Teamwork1. Supports the efforts of fellow employees through teamwork. 2. Coordinates efforts and cooperates with all levels of staff, inside and outside the department. 3. Accepts changing conditions, new procedures and direction from others. 4. Effectively communicates with appropriate personnel within and outside the department.5. Assists other department staff by volunteering, filling in and accepting additional work not normally part of the job. 6. Adheres to all MMCI and EVS policies and procedures. 7. Wears appropriate name badge and uniform according to department policies. 8. Attends and meets all requirements of all in-services. 9. Absent/tardy rate below 3% for full competency.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma/GED Preferred

Work Experience

  • 1-3 years of experience in/with professional cleaning not necessary but Preferred.

Required English Skills

  • Basic reading skills
  • Basic writing skills
  • Basic oral skills

Communication Skills

  • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
  • Interaction with a wide variety of people
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
  • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

Computer Skills

No computer skills necessary

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