Excellent written and verbal communications skills
The Environmental Porter collects and removes all trash, soiled linen, and cardboard from various locations throughout the hospital.
Position Expectations & Responsibilities:
Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Expected to be aware of responsibilities in the event of fire, disaster or HOBS alert.
Must be able to differentiate between a bio-hazard waste stream, a general waste stream, and chemotherapy waste stream.
Properly and safely remove all soiled linen and trash from various units. Keep soiled linen areas and containers neat and clean.
Maintain the equipment carts for hauling and exchange carts in a timely fashion. Expected to ensure the carts are loaded to the appropriate level so that the cart lids on the contaminated trash carts are always closed.
Ensure that confidential trash is always disposed of properly. Maintain the proper segregation of trash for disposal when the incinerator is non-functional.
Remove and segregate batteries to the golf cart storage area/maintenance shop for storage prior to their final pick-up by an outside vendor.
Guarantee timely collection of cardboard, complete box breakdown and dispose of regular trash in the compactor.
Recognize the influence of beliefs and cultures on behaviors and accept strengths and limitations in others.
Exhibit adaptability, flexibility, self control and maturity in work and behavior. Display calm responsiveness to emergency or stressful situations.
Recognize situations which require notification of a supervisor.Provide interim direction and supervision of any and all shifts when assigned.
Minimum Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma/General Education Degree (GED) OR One to three months related experience and/or training. Ability to follow basic oral and written instructions in English (For the safety of our patients and staff in an emergency situation)
Basic Computer knowledge is a must.
- *Incumbent may be required to perform emergency duty before, during
and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency, crisis situation or disaster (man-made or natural) including evacuation sites. *The person in this position will work in a smoke-free location, and is expected to adhere to all smoking restrictions.
- *In the spirit of wellness for both our employees and patients, Boca Raton Regional Hospital has instituted a mandatory influenza prevention vaccination program. Current employees must receive the influenza prevention vaccination free of charge during the recognized flu season.
As a condition of employment, new hires will be required to comply with all program rules. This is a mandatory program with the exception of documented medical or religious reasons for not receiving the vaccine. For further information on this progressive program, please contact Boca Raton Regional Hospital's Human Resources Department at 561-955-4075.