Environmental Assistant Floor Tech/Spec Project Team - 3 pm to 11:30 PM

Location
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-WASHINGTON
Posted
Aug 11, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
210000LN
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Environmental Assistant Floor/Special Project Team employee will clean and sanitize rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas following established policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Work Experience
2 years
2 years

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Clearing/housekeeping experience (Preferred)
Floor care/special project experience (Preferred)

Functional Accountabilities

Floor Care
1. Use vacuum to clean carpets; use carpet extractor or bonnet buff to perform spot removal or clean carpets.
2. Use brooms, mops, buffers to sweep, dry/wet mop, scrub, strip and refinish, sanitize and disinfect hard surface floors.
3. Report damaged carpets and floors and situations where stain removal can not be done.
4. Mix, use and dispose of floor care chemicals according to directions.
5. Clean and properly store floor equipment; operate cleaning equipment according to instructions; replace belts, bags and make other minor equipment repairs; report other mechanical failures to supervisor.

Personal and Patient Safety
1. Wear personal protective equipment according to hospital guidelines, follow universal precautions.
2. Use appropriate cleaning materials.
3. Report unsafe conditions in assigned work areas.
4. Observe isolation procedures.

Room Set-up and Tear Down
1. Move furniture and equipment as directed, use good body mechanics
2. Perform room set-up and tear-down as directed for special events.

Other Duties
1. Complete project report of completed tasks during shift
2. Attend weekly/monthly and annual mandatory departmental training sessions.
3. Use pallet jack to move boxes from loading dock to stock supply room.

Non-Essential Function
1. Arrive and depart work on time.
2. Report to work on scheduled days with no excessive absenteeism.
3. Leave for meal break and return on time.
4. Report to work in uniform.
5. Uniform is clean and free of debris or odor.
6. Entire uniform is worn daily.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
1. Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met
Teamwork/Communication 1. Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
2. Partner with all team members to achieve goals
3. Receptive to others' ideas and opinions
Performance Improvement/Problem-solving 1. Contribute to a positive work environment
2. Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
3. Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
4. Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment
Cost Management/Financial Responsibility 1. Use resources efficiently
2. Search for less costly ways of doing things
Safety 1. Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
2. Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
3. Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
4. Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
5. Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
6. Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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