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Environmental Services Aide II

Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision andfollowing established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain thecleanliness and orderliness of assigned areas. -Including but not inclusive of the following areas: Emergency room,S.D.C.U, Operating Rooms, Cath Lab, inpatient rooms, P.A.C.U., Dialysis, EPLab, Endoscopy, Morgue, Gray 2 PR Rooms, Wellman 6 OR, Yawkey 8 Infusion andoperation float. -PRINCIPALDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Occasionally helps to train new employees to perform assigned tasks.
  • Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas. Loads supplies onto cart and transports workcart to assigned areas.
  • Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assignedareas according to procedures. May useautoscrubber or other types of powered equipment to clean or polish floors.
  • Dry dusts, damp dusts and washes horizontal and vertical surfaces, suchas walls, doors, partitions, as well as ledges, pipes, corners, and otherhard-to-reach surfaces using step stools or ladders as necessary.
  • Dusts, washes and polishes moveable and fixed furniture and equipmentitems such as tables, desks, file cabinets and waste receptacles as required.
  • Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and otherdecorative materials as necessary. Removes graffiti.
  • Vacuums, spot cleans carpeted floors and weather mats.
  • Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion aftercleaning.
  • Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and otherrestroom fixtures and accessories. -Refills dispensers as required.
  • Strips, cleans and remakes beds/stretchers upon patient discharge /transfer according to departmental procedures.
  • Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathologicaland chemotherapy waste according to procedures. -Relines receptacles with clean bags. -Transports trash and linen to designated areas. Removes full needleboxes and replaces with empty ones.
  • Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor / designatedperson as necessary.
  • Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans and performssimple maintenance on manual and/or powered equipment.
  • Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAAregulations.
  • Removes, prepares for cleaning and re-hangs draperies, cubicle curtainsand shades as required. May use ladder.SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
    • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
    • Understand oral instructions and follow printed label instructions in English.
    • Knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials, supply and chemical usage, and the operation of manual and power equipment.
    • Must be able to operate heavy equipment, such as, but not limited to, buffers, vauums, autoscrubbers, wetvacs
    • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, crouch, lift, reach and stretch throughout the work day.
    • Push, pull, and move items weighing up to 75 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing approximately 30 pounds.
    • May climb and work from ladders
    • Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Occasional exposure to one or more hazardous conditions, such as low level radiation, infectious diseases, needle punctures, mildly toxic chemicals (acids and strong alkylines), biohazardous materials, odors, etc.
      • Exposure to extremely unpleasant cleaning tasks. Primary Location Work Locations MGH Main Campus Job EnviroServ/HouseKeep/Transport - Other Organization Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Schedule Part-time Standard Hours 20 Shift Day Job Posted Shift Description Part-time position 20 Hours / Monday to Friday at 10:00am to 2:00pm. Employee Status Regular Recruiting Department MGH Environmental Services

Keywords: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston , Environmental Services Aide II, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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