Catholic Health Initiatives Environmental Services Tech - Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Environmental Services Tech - Full Time

Description

The Vintage Hospital is specifically designed to offer a compassionate healing environment while providing its unique brand of care to the Northwest Houston community. As well as named one of “The 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the United States.” for 2014 by Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group.

POSITION SUMMARY

Maintains the Hospital’s environment to be clean, safe and germ free. Displays image of the Hospital by demonstrating courteous and professional behavior towards patients, physicians, visitors, volunteers and other employees.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure Required:

None

Minimum Experience:

None

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Requires self-discipline to perform work specifically assigned.

  • Requires a display of personal attitude, courtesy and appearance for others to look favorably on the institution (much contact with public).

  • Requires understanding of either verbal or written communications and instructions. Must be able to interpret written warnings as posted on doorways and chemicals. Requires use of judgment making decisions adherent to standards.

  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

  • Requires continuous contact with cleaning solutions.

  • Requires a normal, responsive relationship indicating sensitivity to other people. Must maintain as confidential any information accidentally gained in the process of working. Must demonstrate the ability to cooperate with others

Language Ability:

Adequate conversational English is required to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Reasoning Ability:

Must have the ability to understand a variety of instructions and deliver successful results.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, reaching, stooping – up to 30% of time

Standing, walking, grasping, repetitive movements – more than 50% of time

Twisting and bending – 30% - 50% of time

Lifting up to 100 lbs – up to 30% of time

Carrying up to 50 lbs – up to 30% of time

Exposure of radiation and chemicals – up to 30% of time

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows infection control practices and safety practices in all activities.

  • Activities include: cleaning floors; damp dusting furniture and fixtures; making and cleaning patient beds; cleaning and emptying ash urns and waste receptacles; washing windows, walls, ceilings, vents and lights; changing light bulbs; performing non-routine floor care duties (buffing, shampooing, etc.); inspecting and replace curtains and cubicles; checking and stocking soap and paper supplies; hauling out trash; moving furniture; and using various cleaning equipment, carts and products.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKE VINTAGE

Daily Schedule Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0191555

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.