Environmental Services Aide, full time

locationLeonardtown - Maryland (MD), 20650

atMedStar Health

Estimated salary $25 - $30 an hour

Job Description:

Job Description
  • Job Summary
    Will perform duties as a customer service liaison between Environmental Services, Plant Operations and Food and Nutrition Departments. Washes walls, venetian blinds, woodwork, and light fixtures. Cleans hospital rooms and equipment upon discharge of patient. Uses powered and hand cleaning equipment.
  • Minimum Qualifications
    Minimum Qualifications
    • 10th grade education.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation regulations.
    • Performs unit environmental maintenance to insure a clean environment by placing used and unused linen in soiled holding area.
    • Performs environmental maintenance on nurse’s stations and office waiting areas, bathrooms, clean and soiled utility rooms by removing trash, cleaning horizontal surfaces (sweeping, mopping or vacuuming floors).
    • Assists Environmental Services Supervisor with environmental maintenance by reporting repair and cleaning needs outside
      of their capabilities.
    • Document daily isolation discharge cleaning, monthly cubicle curtains and scheduled terminal cleans.
    • Restocks rooms after patient discharge and resets room for next patient.
    • Ensures cleaning and removal of all equipment from rooms when patient is discharged.
    • Reports any complaints to Environmental Services Supervisor.
    • Collects trash, segregates trash by placing into categories: Recyclable, hazardous, Sharps and General waste.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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