For more than 38 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal touch. Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a wide range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. It has been said that Raulerson Hospital offers what large hospitals can, but in a smaller setting. Although Raulerson Hospital employs more than 500 staff members, we are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family. Many of the nursing students, who spend time at Raulerson Hospital during their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation, because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere among our staff and patients.
About the area
Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive.
Raulerson Hospital is the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County
Raulerson Hospital has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for five years in a row. We are one of only 117 hospitals in the nation to achieve this distinction.
Raulerson Hospital is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
JOB SUMMARY: The EVS Team Member works under the direction of EVS Management and performs the following general duties as assigned:
Provides cleaning services as directed with consideration for Patients, their family and friends
Demonstrates understanding and respect for the personal dignity and values of all patients and visitors
Ensures compliance with all required process and procedural steps
Adheres to Infection Control policies and procedures,
Maintains a clean and safe patient environment at all times
Promotes efficient performance of all the EVS required duties.
Follows all hospital and departmental policies and procedures related to the housekeeping function.
Reads, understands and follows manufacturer's directions, complies with MSDS requirements, and follows Supervisor's, Director's or manufacturer's representative's additional directions, as appropriate for all chemicals and equipment used, both for personal safety, the safety of others and the protection of objects being cleaned.
When entering an occupied patient room, observes patient's rights by announcing himself or herself before entering.
Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Two years' experience providing environmental services in a healthcare environment preferred.
Ability to read, write and converse in English required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Adaptability Effectively adapts to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Energy Maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary;
Empathy Deals effectively with others who may be experiencing stress and loss to reduce tension
Stress Tolerance Maintains stable performance under pressure Communication Communicate clearly, proactively, and concisely with all key stakeholders, customers, and management
Customer Engagement Able to effectively engage with patients and family member as appropriate to meet there need and expectation for cleanliness during their stay
SPECIAL DEMANDS: Must be able to work in environments containing human blood and body fluids