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Utility Worker Environmental Services Mercy Health St. Joseph PRN

Job ID: 4665603
Updated: August 31, 2018
Geographic Location: Youngstown
Department: Environmental Service
Full/Part Time: PRN
Shift: All
Standard Hours: 0
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Job Summary

Provides cleaning; refuse/linen pick up, linen par levels and mail services to all areas of the Health Center and specific satellite buildings according to established policies and procedures in order to provide sanitary environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Exhibits core values of compassion and respect in achieving the Health Center’s Mission and Values.

 

Qualifications - Minimum

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or GED required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

The ability to follow written and oral instructions, read and understand signs, warning notices and work instructions and to complete necessary work forms and other paperwork.

 

Minimum of 1 year related experience.

 

Self-motivated and high personal individual in order to interact with patients and family members.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

 

Basic level skills:

 

Follows detailed written and oral instructions.

 

Completes specific routine tasks.

 

Requires basic reading, writing or simple arithmetic skills.

 

May operate basic equipment/machinery.

 

SCOPE OF IMPACT/ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

Contributes to multiple work areas.

 

Impacts activities in other work areas on a frequent basis.

 

Accountability is primarily indirect, but may be shared for activities affecting the work area only.

 

May provide information to decision making process affecting work area(s).

 

PROBLEM SOLVING/DECISION MAKING.

 

Work tasks clearly defined.

 

Work is routine.

 

Makes decisions based on detailed procedures; technical aids generally available.

 

Has clear cut alternatives available and usually follows specific course of action.

 

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION.

 

Uses basic communication skills.

 

Works independently.

 

Interactions are generally brief and formal.

 

Requires common courtesy.

 

PRINCIPAL JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

Cleans and services specific areas according to established policies and procedures:

 

Reviews proper policies/procedures for area or service responsibility assigned.

 

Follows the 10-step cleaning process when cleaning patient rooms

 

Assembles proper tools, equipment and materials for specific tasks. Utilizes prescribed safety equipment.

 

Safely and properly completes service assignment, adhering to maintenance and service programs and policies established for specific procedures.

 

Safely and properly operates the following industrial; commercial and domestic machinery/equipment in completing specific assignments:

 

RMI postage meter

 

Digital mail scale

 

6100 mail processor

 

Compactor

 

Recycling equipment

 

Hazardous waste material

 

Automatic floor keepers

 

Divided/concentrated weight machines

 

Wet/dry vacuums

 

Carpet extractors

 

Mop carts/associated tools

 

Vacuum cleaners

 

Furniture moving equipment

 

Van type vehicles

 

Fans, chemical pumps and sprayers

 

Ladders and associated climbing devices

 

Inside tractor

 

Telephone/fax equipment

 

Clean and maintains equipment and storage rooms:

 

Properly cleans and stores equipment after using

 

Lubricates and adjusts equipment as instructed

 

Reports broken and unsafe equipment to supervisor

 

Patient Transportation

 

During times of need as dictated by departmental management Utility Worker (UW) will be expected to perform Transport tasks

 

Performs transportation of patients to and from inpatient/outpatient areas to any treatment area for the purpose of patient satisfaction and the alleviation of bottlenecks in ED and delays related to throughput. Areas include but are limited to the following areas: Radiology, Endo, Echo, Stress Lab, Vasc Lab, Pulm Fct, Nuc Med, Nuc Card, MRI, Occ Ther, and Ortho-Neuro.

 

The decision for Utility Worker to Transport will be made in conjunction with EVS management and Patient Flow Coordinators.

 

EVS personnel will be trained on Patient Transport basics before being asked to perform these types of tasks. Our goal would be to give the easier, less complicated task to the UW during times of need e.g. discharges, transfers, and "go-backs’.

 

Participates in departmental Q.A. Program:

 

Completes departmental Q.A. reporting form at frequency intervals as instructed

 

Properly completes Q.A. reporting form utilizing established criteria

 

Participates in discussion of reports at monthly departmental meetings

 

Proactive in assuring that deficiencies are corrected

 

Maintains a neat, clean personal appearance.

 

Conforms to HMHP uniform standards

 

Properly displays identification badge

 

Maintains uniforms in good repair and clean condition

 

Utilizes safety or protective wear where indicated or instructed

 

Exercises good personal hygiene

 

Hours

Hours per pay period: 0

Hours: 7:00am to 11:30pm

Pier Diem as needed.

Available weekends & holidays.

 

Shift and Job Schedule

Job Shift: All, Job Schedule: Contingent

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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