• Housekeeping EVS Associate

    Job Number
    231799
    Facility
    Banner Thunderbird Medical Ctr
    Department
    Environmental Svcs-Hosp
    Address : Location
    US-AZ-Glendale
    Work Schedule
    Weekend
    Position Type
    PT: Part-Time
    Posting Category
    Housekeeping / EVS
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    Operating a hospital is more than IV bags and trauma rooms. One might be surprised by the number of people who work behind the scenes to make sure a hospital runs smoothly and safely for our patients, visitors and staff. Each team member plays an important role in ensuring the best care for our patients.

     

    Cleanliness is a critical part of operating any hospital. At Banner Estrella our Environmental Services team is a high performing, close knit and diverse group of men and women.  In this role you are responsible for providing a clean and sanitary environment for our patients, visitors, and staff.  A successful EVS associate works independently, has a strong attention to detail cleaning, works great with a team and has a strong work ethic.

     

    Does this describe you?   We want to hear from you.  Start your Banner journey with us and apply today!

     

    This position is a part time position working 2 - 10 hour shifts on weekends from 3:00pm - 1:30am.

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    About Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
    Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.

     



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    Stage7-2013

    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.

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