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Job Description

 

Our newly built 55 bed acute rehabilitation hospital offers hospital level medical care for patients transferred to us days out of ICU or surgery. These are people who have just had a major medical event like a: stroke, head injury, spinal cord injury, joint replacement, multiple trauma from an accident, cardiac or pulmonary issue. Our patients still need hospital level medical care for their injuries, but they also need aggressive therapy to get better.

The Environmental Services Aide (Housekeeper) maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe environment in all areas of the Hospital in accordance with Encompass Health quality standards, as well as local, state and federal regulations.
 
Cleans assigned areas of the facility such as: (1) high dusting, (2) dry mop floor, (3) damp wipe all horizontal services and spot clean walls, (4) clean bathroom, (5) empty trash and replace with clean liner, (6) wet mop the floor, and (7) self inspect your work, to ensure a clean environment for patients and staff. Work schedules are expected to be completed thoroughly by the end of each shift.

Uses the proper cleaning chemical for the specific task it is designed, and never mixes or puts chemical in an inappropriately labeled bottle.

Responds to emergency cleaning requests within five minutes of receiving the instruction.

Will move furniture, relocate beds, and stock supplies as requested by supervisor.

Is aware of pertinent Right to Know information and proper fire safety response procedures.
 
Responsible for completing all tasks requested by supervisor in timely manner and with a positive attitude. 

Qualifications Education: No minimum education required.
 
Prior experience in an institutional or hotel setting helpful.
 


Qualifications Education: No minimum education required.
 
Prior experience in an institutional or hotel setting helpful


 

 

 

The Environmental Services Aide maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe environment in all areas of the Hospital in accordance with our quality standards, as well as local, state and federal regulations.

 

Job Code: 100077

License or Certification: - N/A Education, Training and Years of Experience: - High School diploma or GED preferred - Previous housekeeping experience preferred Machines, Equipment Used: - High duster, vacuum, mop, spray bottles, floor polisher, linen carts, trash carts - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis and ability to push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes lifting, pushing and/or pulling equipment, supplies and tools. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting pushing and/or pulling are undertaken that exceeds these minimum requirements - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel and crouch. Compliance: - Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. - Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Exposure to cleaning solvents & chemicals - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 351 Camp Meeting Road, Sewickley 15143-8348
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2111117
Contact Name - External: Melissa Coleman
Contact Email - External: Melissa.Coleman@encompasshealth.com