• Environmental Services Technician

    CommonSpirit HealthHouston, TX 77007

    Job #1424267894

  • Overview

    Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke's Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke's also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

    Responsibilities

    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

    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.

    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

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    Requisition ID 2020-139791

    Employment Type Full Time

    Department Environmental Services

    Hours / Pay Period 80

    Facility St. Luke's Medical Center

    Shift Day

    Standard Hours Varies

    Work Schedule 8 Hour

    Location TX-HOUSTON

    Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.