Environmental Services Technician I- Gettysburg Hospital- Evening Shift

WellSpan Health, Gettysburg, PA | Patient Support Operations | Environmental Services | FTE: 1 | Regular | Tracking Code: 108119

General Summary

Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:
  • Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain offices, hallways, and other assigned areas.
  • Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of bathrooms.
  • Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors. Polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and bathrooms.
  • Wet mops rooms, halls, stairways and public areas.
  • Cleans fixtures, tops of windows, door frames and high areas using a ladder.
  • Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials.
  • Removes waste and soiled linens from work area and places in specified bags or containers.
  • Assists in hanging drapes and dividers and takes them down for cleaning.
  • IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares room for new occupant; follows isolation procedures in isolation rooms.
  • IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Receives direct supervision from professional nursing staff and Supervisor-Housekeeping.
  • IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Responds to call lights, if in immediate area.
  • IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas and/or patient rooms.
  • IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Ensures patient rooms are stocked with appropriate items prior to patient's admission.
  • IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Communicates with patients and families to promote their comfort. Notifies the nurse or other available care team member as needed to meet a patient's request
Common Expectations:
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Participates in educational programs and inservice meetings.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation
Required for All Jobs:
  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:
  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Rarely (11 to 25 lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Rarely
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently
Working Environment:
  • Indoor/Outdoor - Occasionally
  • Loud Noise - Occasionally
  • Occupational Hazards - Frequently
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure
Qualifications

Minimum Education:
  • None Required
Work Experience:
  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English at a level which enables the individual to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job.
Angela Solle
Angela Solle
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

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Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield and Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

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