GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
While assisting the area supervisor, this position provides technical supervision to Environmental Services staff. The scope of supervisory responsibility is limited to direction, guidance & explanation, in addition to performing any or all of the tasks performed by the Aide II or Unit Associate.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs duties/responsibilities of the Aide II or Unit Associate for approximately 50-75% of shift
Assists the supervisor in assigning employees, distributing keys/supplies/equipment, and monitoring cleaning quality and procedures used
Primarily responsible for coordinating activities and production of CWN 5 ESD staff, interfacing with clinical staff and ESD supervisor to distribute workload and coordinate productivity.
Responsible for facilitating specific tasks such as patient transport, patient equipment/supply management (to defined par levels), deep-cleaning, moves/setups, etc.
Primary liaison for daily operational needs of CWN 5 nursing staff
Communicates clinical equipment and supply deficiencies to nurse manager or delegate
Communicates cleaning equipment and supply deficiencies to ESD supervisor
Operates mechanical equipment such as floor machines, auto scrubbers, burnishers & carpet extractors
Performs other similar or related duties that may be assigned or as necessary.
May be present in secure medication storage areas and are allowed incidental access to medications.
Must be able to read, write and perform simple arithmetic calculations at a level generally acquired through a high school education required. Requires 6-12 months of related experience
SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
Requires physical ability to transport patients, bend, stoop, reach & climb ladders. Must be able to lift in excess of 50lbs several times per shift. Must be able to perform repetitive motions in the process of dry mopping, wet mopping, vacuuming, and hand scrubbing. Must be able to operate & control high-powered equipment.
Requires interpersonal skills sufficient to interface with clinical staff, direct subordinates & assign tasks
Requires technical knowledge of general & specialized cleaning procedures/products as well as mastery of patient supplies/equipment specific to CWN 5
Modern, updated facilities with exposure to blood, vomit, feces, urine, dirt, fumes & odors
Brigham And Women's Hospital