Environmental Services Associate (Housekeeping)

Job Number
204391
Washakie Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Department
Washakie Medical Center - Environmental Svcs-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
400 South 15th Street
City & State
US-WY-Worland
Posting Category
Housekeeping / EVS
New Grad
No

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Washakie Medical Center is currently seeking a full time Environmental Services Associate for housekeeping.  This position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of all areas of the hospital and clinic campus including, but not limited to, patient rooms, office space, hallways, restrooms, etc. 

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About Washakie Medical Center
With a 50-year tradition of quality caring, Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyo. is a 25-bed critical access hospital with "big city" capabilities. This includes a 16-slice CT scanner, digital mammography, 1.5 tesla MRI, fluro, electronic medical records and a full service, state-of-the-art lab. Our Level III trauma ED is staffed with full-time physicians and our surgery services include 24/7 CRNA coverage including OB epidurals, two general surgeons, orthopedic surgery, and ambulatory treatment. In addition, we provide a variety of wellness activities and feature an active rehab department that includes pool therapy and cardiac rehab.

 



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Job Summary

This position performs all cleaning of patient rooms and/or assigned areas. Works as a member of the environmental service team to ensure the safety, health, and high morale of patients, visitors and staff by helping to provide a clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing environment with minimal interference to others.


Essential Functions

  • Performs a variety of assigned cleaning tasks, including dusting, mopping, scrubbing, disinfecting, vacuuming and polishing according to departmental policy and procedures. Must plan the completion of these tasks daily.

  • Empties hampers and transports of soiled linen. Empties trash containers and removes all trash. Empties all medical waste containers, including sharps.

  • Inventories, restocks and replenish supplies such as toilet tissue, paper towels, hand soap, etcetera, located in all assigned areas of the facility.

  • Maintains cleanliness of departmental equipment and notifies appropriate personnel as repairs become necessary. Protects equipment from damage by proper use; properly logs out and in equipment that has been used.

  • May perform special projects such as: windows washing, wall washing, removing heavily soiled items or furnishings.

  • Responds to questions and requests from patients, staff and visitors. Meets or exceeds goals for customer service satisfaction.

  • Minimum Qualifications

    Requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team without continuous supervision. Must be able to interpret and respond to verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with others by phone and verbally. Must be able to read and understand material safety data sheets and instructions for mixing and use of cleaning chemicals, and able to fill out chemical identification stickers.

    For incumbents assigned to the Crisis Response Center (CRC), additional requirements apply: Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must obtain fingerprint card as defined in Arizona Revised Statute (A.R.S.) 36-425.03 and state licensing rule R9-10-1011(A)(4).

    Preferred Qualifications

    Previous related experience and familiarity with environmental services equipment and cleaning techniques is preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.