Leads and directs environmental service staff in cleaning patient, clinical and public areas.
Performs all duties of the Environmental Services Assistant and Environmental Services Technician.
Acts as a resource to employees and students, which includes training/orienting and providing day-to-day work direction. Assigns, monitors, and reviews progress and accuracy of work, monitors productivity, maintains appropriate staffing levels, directs efforts and provides guidance on more complex issues.
Assists with human resource responsibilities, which may include interviewing and selection of new employees, staff development, resolution of employee concerns, and employee morale. Assists in interpreting department policies and procedures, and advises and updates staff on procedural changes.
Cleans furniture and carpets in rooms, hallways, stairs, and offices using power equipment. Cleans and maintains floor surfaces with dry and wet mops. Refinishes floors, including machine scrubbing and/or stripping floors and applies floor finish. Operates various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical. Notifies appropriate person of safety hazards and of equipment needing repair. Cleans equipment, cart, and service closet daily. Assists in cleaning emergency spills as requested.
Uses chemicals, cleaning products and equipment for their intended purpose to maintain a safe, cost-effective environment. Ensures all cleaning supplies are labeled and references Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) as necessary.
Sets up rooms for meetings and delivers audio visual equipment to the rooms.
Cleans patient care areas, public/private restrooms, conference rooms, lobbies, offices, elevators, and stairwells. Performs scheduled terminal and project cleaning in surgical areas. Cleans all environmental surfaces including ceilings and vents, walls, doors, furniture, beds, bathroom fixtures, and windows. Dusts and mops floors in patient and exam rooms, corridors, stairwells, restrooms, and other areas of the facility.
Gathers and disposes recyclables, trash, and medical waste. Collects hazardous trash following established infection control guidelines. Maintains documentation for disposal of waste streams.
Sorts, stocks and delivers linens. Gathers and prepares soiled linen for transportation. Inventories linens, cleaning supplies and paper supplies and orders additional in a timely and cost effective manner. Fills and cleans supply dispensers. Replaces cubicle drapes and window coverings.
Cleans and prepares dismissal and transfer units and certain equipment used in the care of patients and distributes non-medical supplies to specific areas.
Reports any mechanical failures or unsafe conditions to the supervisor.
No Formal Education.
Typically requires 3 years of experience in environmental services.
Ability to operate various types of cleaning equipment, including machine scrubbers, carpet cleaners, waste compactors, balers, etc.
Ability to follow and understand oral and written instructions and communicate with others.
Ability to work alone and to understand the physical arrangements of the facilities.
Performs tasks without disrupting operations of the doctors, nurses, patients, public, and other staff.
Ability to set priorities, be aware of and follow department policies and procedures in all situations.
Basic computer skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
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