Environmental Service Aide I - 20 hours per week.

Boston, MA | EnviroServ/HouseKeep/Transport - Other

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT

Under general supervision and following established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned areas. Including but not inclusive of the following areas: Offices, laboratories, public areas, outpatient areas and support areas.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Occasionally helps to train new employees to perform assigned tasks.
  • Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas. Loads supplies onto cart and transports work cart to assigned areas.
  • Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures. May use autoscrubber or other types of powered equipment to clean or polish floors.
  • Dry dusts, damp dusts and washes horizontal and vertical surfaces, such as walls, doors, partitions, as well as ledges, pipes, corners, and other hard-to-reach surfaces using step stools or ladders as necessary.
  • Dusts, washes and polishes moveable and fixed furniture and equipment items such as tables, desks, file cabinets and waste receptacles as required.
  • Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and other decorative materials as necessary. Removes graffiti.
  • Vacuums, spot cleans carpeted floors and weather mats.
  • Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning.
  • Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and other restroom fixtures and accessories. Refills dispensers as required.
  • Strips, cleans and remakes beds/stretchers upon patient discharge / transfer according to departmental procedures.
  • Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathological and chemotherapy waste according to procedures. Relines receptacles with clean bags. Transports trash and linen to designated areas. Removes full needle boxes and replaces with empty ones.
  • Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor.
  • Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans and performs simple maintenance on manual and/or powered equipment.
  • Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Assists in disaster response drills.


Qualifications

SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
  • Understand oral instructions and follow printed label instructions in English.
  • Knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials, supply and chemical usage, and the operation of manual and power equipment.
  • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, crouch, lift, reach and stretch throughout the work day.
  • Push, pull, and move items weighing up to 75 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing approximately 30 pounds.
  • Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Occasional exposure to one or more hazardous conditions, such as low level radiation, infectious diseases, needle punctures, mildly toxic chemicals (acids and strong alkylines), biohazardous materials, odors, etc.
  • Intermittent exposure to extremely unpleasant cleaning tasks.

Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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