Foundation Health

  • Environmental Services Associate

    Job Locations US-AK-Fairbanks
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    2018-3704
    Category
    Support Services
    Facility Name
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Position Type
    FA: Full Time
    Shift
    Other
    New Grad
    No
  • Overview

    This position performs all cleaning of patient rooms and/or assigned areas. Works as a member of the environmental service team to ensure the safety, health, and high morale of patients, visitors and staff by helping to provide a clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing environment with minimal interference to others.

     

    About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
    Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

     

    Position Available

    Full-time, 40 hrs, fully benefited.

    Days, evenings, nights and holiday required.

    Commercial cleaning experience preferred. 

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    1. Performs a variety of assigned cleaning tasks, including dusting, mopping, scrubbing, disinfecting, vacuuming and polishing according to departmental policy and procedures. Must plan the completion of these tasks daily. 
    1. Empties hampers and transports of soiled linen. Empties trash containers and removes all trash. Empties all medical waste containers, including sharps. 
    1. Inventories, restocks and replenish supplies such as toilet tissue, paper towels, hand soap, etcetera, located in all assigned areas of the facility. 
    1. Maintains cleanliness of departmental equipment and notifies appropriate personnel as repairs become necessary. Protects equipment from damage by proper use; properly logs out and in equipment that has been used. 
    1. May perform special projects such as: windows washing, wall washing, removing heavily soiled items or furnishings. 
    1. Responds to questions and requests from patients, staff and visitors. Meets or exceeds goals for customer service satisfaction. 

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

     

    NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team without continuous supervision. Must be able to interpret and respond to verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with others by phone and verbally. Must be able to read and understand material safety data sheets and instructions for mixing and use of cleaning chemicals, and able to fill out chemical identification stickers.

     

    For incumbents assigned to the Crisis Response Center (CRC), additional requirements apply: Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Previous related experience and familiarity with environmental services equipment and cleaning techniques is preferred.

     

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORS

    FM - Typical Facilities/Maintenance/Outside Services Environment: (EVS Technician I, Electrician,

    Groundskeeper, M/R Courier)

    • Able to stand, climb, stoop, bend frequently; positions require considerable physical activity
    • May be required to lift up to 75 pounds.
    • Requires ability to tolerate exposure to conditions which may include toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, heights, high temperatures or confined spaces.
    • Able to use proper body mechanics to lift supplies and equipment and push carts and dollies weighing up to 500 lbs.
    • Needs adequate color vision. Must wear protective clothing as required.
    • May be required to travel to various locations.
    • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.

     

    Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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