The Environmental Services Aide cleans, dusts, and polishes furniture, disinfects hospital facilities, including patient and non-patient care areas, removes refuse materials, moves furniture, equipment and supplies within and between departments and replaces expendable supplies.
Observes professional ethics in maintaining confidential information concerning the financial, personal, medical, or employment status of patients/families at JPMC.
Must follow and enforce accepted safety practices for patients and hospital.
Must report safety hazards and initiate appropriate action.
Must participate in safety instructional programs.
Provides patients, visitors and staff with a clean, pleasant and safe environment.
Dusts, vacuums, and mops patient rooms or other assigned areas on a daily basis and as needed.
Cleans main entrance, dust mops and wet mops all corridors.
Empties and reclines waste containers.
Disinfects and prepares patient rooms for use after checkouts.
Cleans toilets, lavatories and showers daily.
Vacuums and cleans carpets.
Cleans windows, wall shades, and drapes as needed (deposits soiled drapes and cubicle curtains in the soiled linen room.
Gathers and disposes of trash in the appropriate manner.
Maintains acceptable standards of sanitation and safety in assigned area at all time.
Moves furniture upon request.
Replenishes supplies for work.
Notifies supervisor of any repairs necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or GED preferred. Previous experience not required as on the job training will be provided. Required skills include; organizational, customer relations, grammar/spelling, the ability to read, write, speak, and understand English, and the ability to follow written and oral direction.