Environmental Services Technician I(Job Id 351)

Various Shifts and Weekends/Holidays
The Environmental Services Technician I is responsible for the cleaning of the environment patient services are provided in, movement of patients, transport of items, equipment management. Under the supervision and direction of the Housekeeping Leaders, the Environmental Services Technician I provides assistance and support to the patient care areas.
Enhances patient services in both direct and indirect patient care by providing support to patients and health care team members. The Environmental Services Technician I will have interaction with patients in a positive and informative manner. Performs cleaning duties in all areas of the hospital and clinical areas. Understanding and performance of all safety, infection control, and administrative policies is required. The goal is to provide a safe, pleasant atmosphere for patients, physicians, staff and other clients.
_Minimum Requirements:_
High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Environmental Services Technician I:
Prior housekeeping or janitorial experience preferred
Environmental Services Technician II:
6 months as a Environmental Services Technician I within Bassett or
1 year of housekeeping experience within a healthcare environment or
2 years of housekeeping or janitorial experience in any setting
Must be able to set and adjust priorities
Takes instructions from supervisors
Exercises problem-solving skills
Interacts with co-workers, supervisors, patients and families in a professional and pleasant manner.
Must be able to apply principles of logical thinking to a variety of practical situations and accurately following standardized procedures.
Demonstrate knowledge of waste segregation and packing. Operations of compactors, maintain secure patient information handling.
Must be capable for working in any area of the hospital environment (clinical, non-clinical)
Must be able to work without direct supervision, e.g. off site buildings, such as Bassett Hall, Elk Street, HSSS.
Physical Requirements:
Have constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to perform the following physical activities:
Perform routine cleaning; pick up debris
Climb stairs
Push or Pull or Move hospital equipment such as patient beds
Reach above shoulder
Climb ladders
Grasp/Grip/Turning/Finger Dexterity Handle cleaning tools and equipment
Lifting/Carrying (cleaning supplies, vacuum, step stool, etc):
50 lbs. ? 75 lbs. Rare need (less than 1% of the time)
25 lbs. ? 50 lbs. Occasional need (1% to 33% of the time)
1 lb. ? 25 lbs. Constant need (66% to 100% of the time)
Required to handle cleaning chemicals. Comprehensions of safety requirements while using and applying cleaning chemicals required.
Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) to observe areas needing attention/correction. Read precautionary labels; respond to written instructions from staff.
Frequent need (33% to 30% of the time) to see things clearly beyond arm?s reach. Observe and maintain environmental cleanliness above and below common range of sight.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and customer service-oriented environment.
Performs duties under pressure and meets patient care needs in a timely manner.
Works as part of a team, as well as completes assignments independently.
Must be able to identify and differentiate colors.
Working Environment:
Indoors (66% to 100% of the time). Occasionally outdoors (1% to 33% of the time
Andrianna L. Gulotta
Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.
Location: US:NY:Cooperstown
Category: Service & Trade
Employment Type: Employee
Post Date: 05/02/2018

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