CareOne at Hackensack UMC - Pascack Valley Long Term Acute Care Hospital
Now Hiring - Environmental Services - Westwood, NJ
We are proud to Offer:
* Competitive Salary * Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits * 401k Retirement Plan * Paid Time Off * Opportunities to advance and grow your career * And More!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Environmental Services professional is responsible for, but not limited to:
* Ensures that work/cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical. * Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine cleaning assignments in patient areas. * Follows established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies. * Wears and/ or uses safety equipment and supplies appropriately. * Ensures that assigned work areas are free of hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc. * Follows proper techniques when chemicals, disinfectants, and solutions used for cleaning. Refer to manufacturer's instructions when necessary. * Follows established policies governing the use of labels and MSDSs. * Reports all hazardous conditions or equipment to your supervisor. * Ensures that established infection control and universal precaution practices are maintained when performing housekeeping procedures. * Participates in appropriate in-service training program prior to performing tasks that involve potential exposure to blood, body fluids, or hazardous chemicals. * Reports missing or improperly labeled containers of hazardous chemicals to your supervisor. * Uses appropriate personal protective equipment and supplies when handling infectious materials and/or hazardous wastes or chemicals. * Follows established hand washing procedures. * Disposes of refuse daily in accordance with our established sanitation procedures. * Follows established policies governing the use/ disposal of personal protective equipment and disposal of infectious wastes. * Coordinates routine/ terminal isolation procedures with nursing service. * Ensures that an adequate supply of housekeeping supplies to perform daily tasks is maintained in utility/ janitorial closets. * Ensure that facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner. * Keeps supervisor informed of supply needs. * Reports burned out lights, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, room call lights, etc. to your supervisor as soon as practical. * Cleans work/ supply carts equipment, etc. , as necessary or directed. * Ensures that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift. * Performs day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned. * Performs specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments. * Cleans/ polishes furnishings, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc., in patient rooms, recreational areas, etc., daily as instructed. * Cleans, washes, sanitizes, and/or polishes bathroom fixtures. Ensures that water marks are removed from fixtures. * Cleans windows/mirrors in patient rooms, recreational areas, bathroom, and entrance/exit ways. * Cleans floors, to include, dry mopping, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. (NOTE: Ensures that appropriate caution/safety signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties). * Attends departmental and staff meetings as directed. * Performs specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments. * Participates and assists in department studies and projects as directed. * Attends and participates in in-service educational classes, on-the-job training programs, etc. as scheduled or directed. * Attends and participates in in-service training programs as scheduled (e.g. OSHA, TB, HIPAA Saftey, etc.)
* High School Diploma or Equivalent * 1 year of related experience