Housekeeping / Environmental Services Associate

Job Number
210756
Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Casa Grande Medical Ctr - Environmental Svcs-Hosp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1800 E. Florence Blvd.
City & State
US-AZ-Casa Grande
Posting Category
Housekeeping / EVS

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Housekeeping/EVS Associate - Full Time 

 

We are looking for hard-working, motivated individuals to join our Environmental Services Team as an EVS Associate/Housekeeper.  This position is for a full time (40 hour) position - with access to Banner Health's full range of employee benefits.

 

The Housekeeping/EVS Associate cleans, sanitizes and maintains the appearance of Banner Casa Grande Medical Center. Responsibilities include cleaning patient rooms, public areas, restrooms and offices while ensuring that proper infection control and safety procedures are followed. The department is also responsible for trash and biohazard removal, and maintaining floors and carpets throughout the facilities.  Our Housekeepers are an important part of the overall patient experience, by helping to provide a safe, comfortable environment for our patients.

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About Banner Casa Grande Medical Center
Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it. In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed. Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program. As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities. Begin your Banner journey with Banner Casa Grande Medical Center.

 



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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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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.