UnityPoint Health

Environmental Services Associate

Requisition ID
2019-66654
Category
Housekeeping and EVS
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
1825 Logan Ave
Affiliate
2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital
Salary Minimum
USD $15.00/Hr.
City
Waterloo
Department
Environmental Services
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8 hours shifts; rotating weekends/holiday schedule
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

An Environmental Services Associate, under the general direction of an Environmental Services Supervisor, performs general cleaning activities, helps distribute laundry and stocks rooms with medical supplies throughout Allen Hospital.  Individually, and as a department, Environmental Service Associates assist in ensuring that the hospital facility is clean and safe for patients, associates and visitors on a daily basis.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver professional cleaning services throughout the hospital, including: patient rooms, restrooms, corridors/stairwells, cafeteria/kitchen, lounge areas, classrooms, offices,etc. in accordance with standard operating procedures of the department.
  • Promptly provide cleaning services to any area of the hospital if requested by the Environmental Services Manager/Supervisor/Lead or other hospital personnel.
  • Prepare rooms for patients by stocking necessary medical supplies in designated patient care areas throughout the hospital (i.e. syringes, suction tubing, bandages, gauze, etc).
  • Completes computer based learning modules as requested by Environmental Services department and Allen Hospital.
  • Perform other key job functions as assigned by the Environmental Services Manager and Supervisors.
  • Perform laundry tasks as needed/requested such as: fill laundry carts with clean linen; distribute linen throughout the hospital; empty dirty linen from linen chutes; aid in providing accurate par levels in each department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned: cleaning carpets, burnishing floors, stripping/finishing hard surface floors, etc.

Qualifications

Ability to understand, read, and write English.              

High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.      

General Housekeeping knowledge

Six months experience of carpet cleaning, floor finishing and general housekeeping preferred but not necessary.

Must be able to communicate effectively with people and understand the diversity of the hospital environment. Ability to communicate effectively with customers, administrators, contractors, and company representatives.

Must display a positive, service oriented attitude.

Support the efforts of the department, and demonstrate attention to details.

 

 

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