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ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE SUPPORT AIDE-LIFT-FLOOR-TRASH-LINEN

Company: Tri-City Medical Center
Location: Oceanside
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

US-CA-Oceanside

Tri-City Healthcare District has been serving the North County region for almost 60 years and remains committed to providing high quality healthcare and community services for every individual we encounter regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or socioeconomic status.

Our mission is to advance the health and wellness of the community we serve. In order to achieve our mission, we see, hear and listen to our front line healthcare workers, employees, medical staff and all community stakeholders in order to understand and meet our communitys needs.

Position Summary:

This job ensures effective collection of all medical solid waste and trash throughout the facility as well as collection and distribution of linen and floor care maintenance. This position is also required to perform all duties of an Environmental Services Aid including housekeeping and janitorial duties to in patient care, administrative offices, and public areas.

Major Position Responsibilities:

The position characteristics reflect the most important duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job in a fully competent manner. They should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position. The characteristics of the position and standards of performance may be changed by TCMC with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

  • Maintains a safe, clean working environment, including unit based safety and infection control requirements.
  • Responsible to safely move heavy equipment, bins, receptacles.
  • Environmental Services Support Aide (Lift-Floor-Trash-Linen) Responsibilities:
    • Collect bio waste and trash throughout the facility. Dispose of in proper receptacles.
    • Collect and distribute linen.
    • Maintain and clean floors according to organizational standards and following assigned schedule.
    • Move and relocate patient beds.
    • Move furniture, boxes, desks, supplies, and other equipment as assigned.
  • Environmental Services Aide Responsibilities:
    • Clean and maintain assigned areas according to TCMC standards.
    • Maintain a safe environment at all time. This includes the proper use of wet floor signs.
    • Use appropriate protective equipment while performing duties. This includes proper hand washing and hand sanitizing.
    • Understand the role and responsibility of the position in the event of a disaster.
    • Clean discharge/occupied rooms according to the departmental training checklist.
    • Maintain professional and courteous customer service at all times.
    • Maintain current status with all hospital requirements (Annual TB Skin Test, Fit Testing, Net Learning, other requirements).

Qualifications:

  • Ability to push and pull a minimum of 750 lbs., required.
  • Ability to lift and move a minimum of 75 lbs., required.
  • Ability to understand proper floor care, required.
  • Ability to understand trash collection and proper trash disposal, required.
  • Ability to understand linen collection and proper linen distribution, required.
  • Ability to understand proper lifting and moving heavy objects, required.
  • Ability to work with and properly handle cleaning solutions and chemicals, required.
  • Ability to complete on-the-job training, including the proper operational procedures for the cleaning equipment and tools, and must demonstrate knowledge of health and sanitation standards, required.
  • Minimum of 1 year previous housekeeping / janitorial experience, preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions and labels in English, required.
  • Ability to communicate with supervisors, health care staff and environmental service employees, required.
  • Experience with stripping, waxing, buffing, of surgery/operating room floors according to AORN and Practice Guidelines for Healthcare Environmental Cleaning standards, required (Surgical Services only)
  • Experience with floor scrubber/buffing equipment, required (Surgical Services only)
  • Knowledge of cleaning agents, equipment, and soil removal in an operating room environment, required (Surgical Services only)

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED, preferred.

Licenses:

  • Current CA drivers license (Eve shift only) within 6 months of hire or transfer, required.

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment background checks before starting work.

TCHD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Keywords: Tri-City Medical Center, Oceanside , ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE SUPPORT AIDE-LIFT-FLOOR-TRASH-LINEN, Other , Oceanside, California

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