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J204072

Environmental Services Associate Senior (Housekeeping) - FT - West Penn Hospital

Allegheny Health Network

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Completes the standardized cleaning process in patient rooms, offices, departments and other ancillary areas demonstrating skills and knowledge of proper use of chemicals and equipment. Responsibilities may also include floor refinishing, carpet care, wall washing, regular/infection/confidential waste pickup and operating automated floor cleaning equipment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes project work as assigned which may include, but not limited to scrubbing/stripping and refinishing of hard floors, carpet cleaning, wall washing, trash removal, and curtain cleaning. (30%)
  • Performs timely patient room cleaning and provides cleaning support to the various departments; cleans daily in all areas including discharge cleaning, patient room cleaning, cycle cleaning, office cleaning and all ancillary area cleaning to ensure the continuity and efficiency of patient care and daily operations. (20%)
  • Supports management in the coordination of daily operations. (20%)
  • Demonstrates the ability to act as Lead. Utilizes the paging system and maintains proper informational updates within the system, assigns tasks, and prioritize requests and interact appropriate with requesters. (5%)
  • Utilizes all Patient Satisfaction Initiatives to meet department goals. (10%)
  • Adheres to the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the hospital as well as regulatory bodies. (5%)
  • Makes sure associates are properly equipped and supplied. Ensure shift is checked/signed in an all areas are appropriately staffed. Adjusts as needed. (5%)
  • Trains new hires on department cleaning protocols and retrains environmental service staff not meeting department standards. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • FIT testing may be required, but provided upon hire as needed.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Basic reading, writing and effective communication skills. Ability to operate power equipment.

Preferred

  • 0-1 year of environmental services experience.

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

 

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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