HOUSEKEEPING - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TECH I - SOUTH COASTAL
Location: Millville, Delaware
Internal Number: 7381
Summary: Under the general supervision of the Environmental Services Lead, Manager, and/or Director, EVS Tech I- South Coastal is responsible for providing Environmental Services support to the South Coastal Emergency Department. In addition, this position assist in the transportation of patients and materials to and from the patient care units and other hospital departments utilizing pre-defined response criteria. This position will assist with light maintenance to include unclogging of toilets, investigating/identifying and reporting leaks and generating maintenance work orders of other building related concerns
Other information: Previous cleaning experience in a healthcare institution, school, or hospitality environment preferred.On the job training providedExperience with any equipment used to clean from floor equipment to sweepers to commercial washers/dryers; Must have excellent customer service skills.
Responsibilities: CLEAN: assigned areas on the campus(Patient/Non-patient; Offices; Elevators; Grounds/Parking garage/Lobbies/Conference rooms) following the standards of the location. Washing furnishings/curtains/walls; Vacuuming upholstery; Removing of trash, cardboard, biohazard supplies and replenishing the collection devices; Equipment cleaning with disinfectant cleaning solutions, following established policies and procedures, paying close attention to details of the area assigned. Notify leads when evidence of pests have been sited. Must always leave the locations assigned neat and orderly after moving all items to clean. FLOORS: Sweeping, mopping, waxing vinyl tile floors; vacuuming and shampooing carpets; scrubbing grouts following the established policies and procedures: report when floors are in need of more than minor attention(mopping/vacuuming) so that scheduling of waxing/shampooing can placed on the project list; complete floor care, as assigned and needed. DOCUMENTATION/COMMUNICATION: Support all required documentation of the department; from daily assignment documentation; to weight of soiled laundry; to inventory of linen; to projects that have been requested; to equipment/facility that require attention; to discharge patient room data. Keep up to date on department updates(read emails/dept. bulletin boards frequently; attend department meetings monthly and participate in improvements. EQUIPMENT: Report concerns related to equipment(broken parts/unsafe/unusual sounds/broken call bells; leaking faucets), furniture(safety issues/soiled), and work areas throughout the hospital(soiled tiles/broken tiles/damage to walls/burnt out lights); Leave our equipment as specified, which may include emptied/cleaned, and charging. Complete all tasks listed for EVS Assistant; operation of wheelchair washer. SUPPLIES/STORAGE: Monitor your supplies- use chemicals appropriately, share with leads when supplies are low or chemicals are not working for their applications, share with leads when minor equipment(mop heads/mop handles/vacuums) are required; Assist in the storage of all supplies in our department. LINEN: collect soiled linen following infection prevention procedures; prepare linen for laundering on and off campus; wash and dry linen in our laundry per our dept. policy; deliver cleaned laundry to the designated areas following the established stocking levels; maintaining our laundry area clean and organized so items are easy to find; documenting the soiled laundry weight per dept. policy; maintain our washing/drying equipment in good operation. Report when service may be needed. INFECTION PREVENTION: observes and follows all infection policies; cleans and sanitizes after blood and body fluids spills as needed; using proper techniques; consistently uses proper personal protective equipment. Follows the hand hygiene policy. DEPARTMENT SUPPORT: Flexible in assignments from working a variety of areas completing tasks related to floor care to cleaning to linen processing; eagerly and positively assists the leads in maintaining expectations/needs of our customers; Flexible in shift, as needed;Ability to Work as Patient Escort Team Member: transferring patients via wheelchair, stretcher, to vehicles, accompanying ambulatory patients and use of any other transfer equipment available. Cleans and maintains stretchers and wheelchairs after each patient use. Utilized the Green is clean tape on equipment that is cleaned. Performs light maintenance duties, ie: unclogging toilets, identifying and reporting leaks and generated work orders for repairs.
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.