Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery. Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status - the industry's gold standard for nursing excellence. We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.
About the Job
Preferred: High school diploma or G.E.D.
Required: Experience in a position that demonstrated strong customer service skills
Preferred: Experience operating cleaning equipment.
Required: For safety and quality reasons, must be able to effectively communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team.
As part of Guest Services/Environmental Services team, this position:
Cleans all areas of the hospital, which includes but is not limited to patient rooms, medication and storage areas, hallways and staff areas, waiting areas, utility rooms and restrooms.
Introduces oneself when appropriate with customer groups. Represents the hospital professionally by wearing a visible name tag and neat uniform. Is respectful of the patient's privacy and personal items.
Initiates the seven step cleaning process when cleaning a patient room, which includes trash/recycling, high dusting, damp wiping, cleaning restrooms, dust mopping, damp mopping, bed making and final room inspection
Completes more thorough cleaning of hard surfaces including burnishing and buffing, stripping and waxing floors, scrubbing and recoating floors
Completes more thorough cleaning of carpet and upholstering including carpet cleaning and extraction.
Set up and break down of conference room and other events, including set up of audio visual needs.
Communicates with the Service Response Center on a regular basis to accept and close out tasks
Remove curtains, launder and rehang as needed
Operate and empty cardboard baler
Completes more detailed dusting and vent cleaning
Addresses pest control needs, when applicable
Strips rooms of hazards for patient watches
Monitors and replaces regulated medical waste (red bags / sharps) in patient areas using infectious control procedures.
Assists in emergency situations throughout hospital following department specific requirements
Maintains a clutter-free environment
Cleans elevators and tracks
Restocks paper products, trash bags and soap supplies throughout patient and public areas
Moves and empties shredding bins/bags
Cleans and disinfects portable medical equipment and carts.
Attends staff meetings and huddles, offering suggestions and contributing to the collaborative team approach.
Per diem as needed by department
The Lahey Model of Careright care, right time, right placeis exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.