Environmental Service Aide I, 30 hours

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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 11/2/2016

Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Charlestown, MA

Company
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3023741
Location
Charlestown, MA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
575979489

JOB DESCRIPTION

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT

Under general supervision and following established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned areas. Including but not inclusive of the following areas: Offices, laboratories, public areas, outpatient areas and support areas.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Occasionally helps to train new employees to perform assigned tasks.

* Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas. Loads supplies onto cart and transports work cart to assigned areas.

* Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures. May use autoscrubber or other types of powered equipment to clean or polish floors.

* Dry dusts, damp dusts and washes horizontal and vertical surfaces, such as walls, doors, partitions, as well as ledges, pipes, corners, and other hard-to-reach surfaces using step stools or ladders as necessary.

* Dusts, washes and polishes moveable and fixed furniture and equipment items such as tables, desks, file cabinets and waste receptacles as required.

* Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and other decorative materials as necessary. Removes graffiti.

* Vacuums, spot cleans carpeted floors and weather mats.

* Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning.

* Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and other restroom fixtures and accessories. Refills dispensers as required.

* Strips, cleans and remakes beds/stretchers upon patient discharge / transfer according to departmental procedures.

* Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathological and chemotherapy waste according to procedures. Relines receptacles with clean bags. Transports trash and linen to designated areas. Removes full needle boxes and replaces with empty ones.

* Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor.

* Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans and performs simple maintenance on manual and/or powered equipment.

* Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAA regulations.

* Assists in disaster response drills.



SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

* Must be able to speak, read and write English.

* Understand oral instructions and follow printed label instructions in English.

* Knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials, supply and chemical usage, and the operation of manual and power equipment.

* Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, crouch, lift, reach and stretch throughout the work day.

* Push, pull, and move items weighing up to 75 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing approximately 30 pounds.

* Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.



WORKING CONDITIONS

* Occasional exposure to one or more hazardous conditions, such as low level radiation, infectious diseases, needle punctures, mildly toxic chemicals (acids and strong alkylines), biohazardous materials, odors, etc.

* Intermittent exposure to extremely unpleasant cleaning tasks.

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Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.