Catholic Health Initiatives Environmental Services Technician, Saint Joseph Hospital Full-time in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Environmental Services Technician, Saint Joseph Hospital Full-time


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 Associates. 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.



  • 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 both

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. Adequate conversational

English is required in order that the individual be able 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.

Working Relationships:

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


Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

Position physically

requires safely performing the following critical physical demands during the

work shift: Continuously lift 10 pounds; frequently lift up to 33 pounds

from the floor up to seven feet off the floor; occasionally lift up to 25

pounds from the floor to waist level; constantly push carts using a force of up

to 10 pounds; frequently push carts using a force of 21 pounds; constantly pull

carts using a force of up to 10 pounds; frequently pull carts using a force of

20 pounds; occasionally carrying items of up to 35 pounds for up to 10 feet;

continuously carrying items of up to 10 pounds for up to 100 feet; occasionally

carry items of up to 35 pound for up to 10 feet; continuously grip products and

equipment of various thicknesses using a wide hand span; continuously rotate

body trunk to clean, load and unload linens and products; continuously reach

all directions at waist level; frequently reach overhead to clean, restock, and

empty linen carts; continuously stand and/or walk; continuously manipulate

cleaning equipment and products; occasionally climb up to 3 steps off the

ground on a ladder; and frequently bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel and

balance. Must have good finger dexterity and normal eyesight. Must also be able

to walk, stand extensively, bend, stoop, squat, visually discriminate close

objects, hear and distinguish normal sounds.


  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital valuesand professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiativescore values:Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty andsincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in theirsorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of thehuman community.Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continuallysurpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive dataat all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specificsafety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of teammembers.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interactseffectively with physicians, patients, visitors, staff and the broaderhealth care community.

Catholic HealthInitiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Environmental Services


Daily Schedule 7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every

Req ID: 2017-R0130611