Job Posting: Housekeeper - Environmental Services (Shift: 7:30am-4:00pm)
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Job Number: JO-2203-45579
Date Posted: 3/4/2022
Categories: General Support
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
The role of the EVS TECH I reports to the EVS Manager. This position is responsible for the daily cleaning of patient and non-patient areas. This position will have frequent interaction with staff, visitors, and patients. This position will spend 80% of the time standing and walking. This position will spend a majority of work time pushing and pulling medical equipment and the EVS supply cart (80%). This position will spend time reaching (50%). This position will lift and carry up to 50lbs, approximately 20% of work time. This position will occasionally climb ladders (10%). This position must have the ability to read, write, and speak the English language. This position has exposure to industrial strength cleaning chemicals, body fluids, and communicable diseases.
Comply with proper handling and use of EVS chemicals and equipment
Ensure EVS supply cart is filled with necessary materials at the beginning and end of shift
Learn Teletracking software and use approved electronic devices
Collecting and properly disposing of trash and waste material
Replenish disposable items such as soap, paper towel, and toilet paper
Cleans and disinfects equipment and furniture
Cleans up spills
Dusts high areas
Ensure proper use of personal protective equipment as needed
Provides positive interactions with patients, visitors, and staff
Education: High school diploma or GED
Licensure and Certifications: N/A
Experience: Previous housekeeping experience in a hospital setting preferred
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