Catholic Health Initiatives Environmental Services Tech, Environmental Services, Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Environmental Services Tech, Environmental Services, Sts Mary and Elizabeth Hospital

Description

3rd Shift, Full Time

JOBSUMMARY

Follow the standard work procedures of the KentuckyOne

Health Environmental Services Program completing duties in the hospital to

ensure a clean, safe and germ free environment. The role of Environmental

Services Tech displays a positive image by demonstrating good communication

skills, courteous, and professional behavior towards all customers including

subordinate staff, patients, physicians, visitors, volunteers, vendors,

contractors, co-workers, and other employees.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

Maintains

strict confidentiality of information gained in the process of day to day work.

This includes HIPPA compliance as well as following the corporate compliance

guidelines.

Demonstrates

a strong sense of team and the ability to cooperate and work with

others. This includes strict adherence to the Standards of Conduct policy.

Follows

infection prevention practices including the regulations, recommendations, and

standards of regulatory agencies, and safety practices while completing the

KentuckyOne Health EVS Standard Work.

Safe

Handling/Disposal/Packaging for Transport of Pharmaceutical Waste/Hazardous

Materials/Bio-Hazardous Regulated Medical Waste. 1.) Completes the Resource

Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) and Hazardous Waste education during new

employee orientation and annually. 2.) is knowledgeable of the process for

identifying the proper waste stream and uses the appropriate container to

dispose of waste. 3.) Responds to a release of hazardous chemicals or hazardous

pharmaceuticals (P-listed waste) utilizing the facility hazardous waste

contingency plan. 4.) Knowledgeable regarding the process to contact the

emergency response coordinator for hazardous waste/pharmaceutical release/spill

clean-up.

EVS

Tech Position’s standard work routine cleaning procedures include but are not

limited to: (solid waste collection and

disposal including proper waste segregation, linen distribution and collection,

high dusting, changing light bulbs, cleaning light lenses, changing cubicle

curtains, cleaning windows and blinds, low level surface disinfection, restroom

cleaning, stocking restroom and hand hygiene products, cleaning walls and

partitions, hard surface and carpeted floor care, making patient beds, moving

furniture, emptying trash cans, emptying linen receptacles, emptying recycling

containers, packaging and transport of regulated waste containers, perform

isolation cleaning procedures as applicable, perform terminal cleaning

procedures as applicable, perform restricted area and invasive procedure area

cleaning as applicable, cleaning blood and body fluids from surfaces and

floors, mixing and utilizing cleaning chemicals according to the manufacturer

label and/or EPA guidelines, performing

non-routine floor care and cleaning duties (Floor refinishing, Shampooing,

Steam Cleaning)

Other

Duties as assigned.

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

High

School diploma or GED preferred

Previous

health care experience preferred

Must be

able to work weekends and holidays

Requires

continuous use of cleaning solutions including bleach based germicidal cleaner.

Job Food Service/Housekeeping

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LOUISVILLE-ST. MARY AND ELIZABETH HOSP.

Daily Schedule 3

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0181743

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.