Position Purpose: Under direct supervision, performs a variety of major and routine cleaning throughout the interior of the hospital complex. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.
Job Description Details: MERCY MEDICAL CENTERPOSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title:Environmental Services Technician I
Reports To:Manager, Environmental Services
Pay Grade:PG 12
Approved By: Human Resources
OSHA:1 - Exposure
POSITION PURPOSE Under direct supervision, performs a variety of major and routine cleaning throughout the interior of the hospital complex. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served, in accordance with Mercy standards.
Washes windows, walls, ceilings, light fixtures, cleans all horizontal and vertical surfaces.
Dry mops and wet mops and spot cleans any type of floor.
Coordinates all environmental services activity with the unit or department involved to minimize problems and ensure safety.
Performs special isolation cleaning according to established procedures as required.
Removes soiled linen from beds, washes beds, remakes beds with clean linen on patient room transfers and dismissals.
Polices all first impression areas as necessary to maintain the areas in a clean and tidy condition throughout the day and night.
Replenishes supplies where needed, maintains cleanliness of all equipment and storage areas.
Reports the need for repair of equipment, furniture, building and fixtures to the appropriate person.
Assists in the cleaning of emergency spills, floods, etc., as required.
Works well with co-workers to complete routine tasks and special tasks.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by lead person or supervisor.
Is knowledgeable of and actively participates in improving patient safety and reducing risk to patients. Complies with Safety and Infection Control Policies and Procedures.
Recognizes and communicates issues/occurrences utilizing established lines of authority, and assists in identifying ways to resolve variances or unacceptable outcomes.
Actively participates in department meetings, committees, conferences, and in services.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Mercy and Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Mercy and Trinity Health's Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.
Maintains confidentiality of information pertaining to clients, physicians, employees, and Mercy business.
Demonstrates general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.)
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties so assigned.
MISSION STATEMENT We serve together in Mercy and Trinity Health, in the spirit of the Gospel, to heal body, mind and spirit, to improve the health of our communities and to steward the resources entrusted to us.
The Guiding Behaviors are the behaviors necessary for all of us to achieve our Vision. They are: We support each other in serving our patients and communities. We communicate openly, honestly, respectfully and directly. We are fully present. We are all accountable. We trust and assume goodness in intentions. We are continuous learners.
Must be able to embrace and adhere to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization and support the Mission of Trinity Health. Must demonstrate good work habits such as time management, attendance, punctuality, team building and other behaviors aligned to the Guiding Behaviors of the organization.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Completion of high school or GED is preferred but not required. Previous janitorial and cleaning experience preferred Floor machine operation experience preferred. Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team. Is able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change. Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.) Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Mercy and Trinity Health.
Mercy cultivates, upholds and supports a safe work environment. Associates support patient and staff safety by demonstrating aptitude and maintaining organizational employment standards and requirements. Associate job performance is continually appraised and formally evaluated during the course of employment with Mercy.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Must successfully pass employment physical examination and must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives. Must possess the ability to comply with Mercy and Trinity Health policies and procedures. This job is categorized as \"Medium Work\". Has the physical stamina to meet the requirements of this job. Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and /or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly. Must be able to handle stress effectively. Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental elements, internal and external, which may affect the work place, such as infectious disease, chemical and/or chemical fumes, dust, noise, physical injury from an out of control patient, and adverse effects of inclement weather which may occur.
These essential functions identify the major requirements of the job. They are not an exhaustive list of all job requirements. An employee may be called upon to perform physical actions not specifically identified in this job description.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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