Environmental Services Associate I
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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Summary
The Environmental Services housekeeping aide will perform cleaning functions in the physical environment of the hospital in accordance with prescribed methods in order to provide a clean, safe and attractive environment for patients, guests and staff. He/She will ensure that all their area assignments are performed daily in accordance with departmental standards.
PATIENT AGE GROUP SERVED
Neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. To provide daily cleaning services as trained in all assigned areas.
2. To remove all trash and linen, high and low dust, sanitizing, bed making,
Restocking of supplies, sweep, wet mop and or vacuuming of floors.
3. Routinely perform carpet spotting, shampooing, extraction and or stripping and refinishing of floors as needed.
4. To track, log and notify management of discharge activity and any safety and repair needs for all equipment, furnishings and fixtures.
5. To perform classroom set-ups as per the log book
6. To always act professionally and follow the ICARE values in dealing with both internal and external customers.
7. To follow all prescribed policies and procedures and safety rules in the performance of their duties.
8. Participates in Departmental Meetings and relays information within the department in a positive manner.
9. Abides by departmental Dress code.
10. Insures all daily assignments are completed in assigned times.
11. Limits lunch periods and breaks to allotted time. (E.F.)
12. Performs all reasonable requests or other duties as requested by customers and managers.
High School diploma, GED or Equivalent required.
Will consider 2 years of experience in lieu of education.
One year of environmental services experience preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Good physical condition must be able to walk, stoop, squat, bend, reach, kneel, push and pull items up to forty pounds in the course of an eight hour shift.
Must be able to speak and comprehend English.
May be required to work extended shifts in case of extenuating circumstances such as natural disaster and in situations in which Hospital Administration considers an emergency.
An activity checklist (See attached page).
Reasonable accommodation may be made to these requirements to enable individuals with disabilities to perform this work.
The Environmental Services aide will perform their cleaning duties in a variety of areas such as patient areas, lobbies, offices, elevators, stairwells, laboratory, restrooms corridors and outside areas such as entrances, grounds and parking lot.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor priority referral Protected Veterans requested.