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Title: Environmental Services Worker II
Location: Denver, CO
Employment: Permanent / Full Time
Status: Open
Date Posted: 6 months ago6 months ago
Confirmed Open: 2 days ago
Employer Name: National Jewish Health - Main Campus
Start Date: Sat, Oct 21, 2017
Shift: Evenings
Hours: Open
Contact: Contact employer directly

Environmental Services Worker II

General SummaryTo

perform environmental cleaning and furniture moves or meeting set-ups for

National Jewish Health following standards established by the department, Infectious

Control measures to maintain a safe and clean environment for patients, staff,

and visitors. Essential

Responsibilities1. Prepares materials to be used in

cleaning process and stocks cleaning cart with proper supplies this includes

mixing chemicals according to the manufacturer's directions.2. Performs

cleaning functions for assigned area(s) which include but not limited to: vacuuming carpets; dust mopping tile floors; cleaning and disinfecting bathroom

surfaces; damp wiping surfaces; wet mopping tile floors using properly diluted

chemicals, right cleaning equipment and supplies for each area, and removing the

trash from their assigned area. 3. Performs specialty cleaning functions

for assigned areas which include: stripping and waxing tile floors, spray

buffing; bonnet cleaning and shampoo extraction of carpeting and furniture; and

projects such as wall and window washing, vent cleaning and shower & tile

scrubbing4. Performs maintenance of carts and

equipment and cleaning and storing them according to department procedures.5. Processes and completes work order

requests from all departments of the Institution for furniture moves, meeting

set-ups, and audio-visual equipment delivery, snow removal6. Identifies potential problem areas,

reporting facility or equipment malfunctions, suspicious persons, and safety

hazards to supervisor.7. Participates in ongoing quality

assessment and improvement to include bringing necessary issues to the

attention of the appropriate supervisor/manager.8. Removal

of biohazard waste throughout their assigned area(s) throughout the facility

daily. 9. Completes

pick-ups of all material to be recycled or shredded. 10. When

filling in as the Linen Worker, performs linen functions to all patient care

areas by delivering, removing, and maintaining stock at proper levels at each

location. Help advise Supervisor of any additional needs for linen. Handles the distribution of lab coats from

the linen room in the Power House. 11. Performs

all other duties as assigned including after hours, as needed. General

Responsibilities1. Performs,

as directed, safety compliance and uses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as

needed.2. Participates

in Quality Assessment (QA) and Quality Improvement (QI) programs, as directed.3. Ensures

compliance with The Joint Commission and all other Federal, State and

Regulatory Agencies.4. Responds

promptly and sincerely to customer's needs, requests and concerns via all

communication forms using easily understood language and refraining from using inappropriate language and non-verbal gestures.5. Maintains

positive working relationships as a team player through problem solving issues,

speaking positively about others, listening attentively and observing the

Patient Bill of Rights and Confidentiality.6. Increases

customer service knowledge, skill and ability by participating in department

and institution-wide specific programs.7. Incorporates

National Jewish's identity (Science Transforming LifeĀ®) into

daily functions. Speaks positively about the institution, provides

customers with prompt service, maintains a clean and safe working environment,

dresses appropriately based upon National Jewish safety standards, and

departmental policies and wears an ID badge visibly. Knowledge and SkillsNeed

interpersonal communication, organizational skills, and basic computer skills

needed for Net Learning. Education Must

be able to read, write and clearly speak and understand English. Certification and

LicensureNone Work ExperienceExperience

in a health care setting is recommended.

Experience with floor care maintenance is preferred. - or - Any equivalent combination of Education and/or


Working ConditionsPosition

is in Environmental Services. Frequent requirements may include: Working

around staff, visitors, and patients performing required duties of the job. Frequent

physical demands include: communication by seeing, talking, listening,

standing, walking, bending, climbing stairs, climbing small ladders to clean

ceilings or above doors, kneeling, crouching, stooping, squatting, lifting, pushing

and pulling up to 75 lbs. and extensive repetitive motion of the arm and wrist with

the ability to maintain pincher grasp, good eye hand coordination. Equipment

utilized includes: 4 wheel carts; vacuum cleaners; wet/dry vacuum; mops and

buckets; floor buffers; carpet cleaners; trash buggies; furniture and appliance

dollies; and hand held cleaning equipment/tools such as spray bottles,

scrubbing pads, different dusting devices, small repair tools, etc. Supervision

is moderate with access to supervisor and/or departmental manager, when needed. The work setting is informal; team-oriented; having routine tasks; and

variable-paced; variable pressure. Occasional

requirements may include: sitting while completing paperwork, kneeling, and

squatting. Incumbent may be scheduled to work an alternate schedule to

accommodate essential business needs,

possibly during inclement weather. Environmental

ConditionsInside and outside environmental

conditions may include:

Working conditions involve potential exposure to mechanical, electrical,

radiation, noise, fume/odor, chemical, infectious diseases, dust/mites hazards

and extreme


Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be

provided to each employee to perform the responsibilities of their position. Utilization of PPE is mandatory. Estimated 1700 employees in the worksite. Management/Supervisory



Industry: Healthcare

Time From To Job Text
4/26/17 4:43 AM
Updated (6 months ago)
SystemSystem1616748Status: New
Specialty: Environmental Services Worker II
Location: Denver, CO
Employment Type: Permanent / Full Time
New job was posted by system.

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