Catholic Health Initiatives ENVIRONMENTAL SRVCS TECH Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time 2nd Shift in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

ENVIRONMENTAL SRVCS TECH Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time 2nd Shift


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.



  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibitsCatholic Health Initiatives core 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 andprotects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively andsupports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptionalcustomer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients,visitors, staff and the broader health care community.


  • 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


  • 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.

  • WorkingRelationships:

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.

  • PhysicalRequirements 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.

Catholic Health Initiatives and itsorganizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Environmental Services


Daily Schedule 7a

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0119811