General Support Associate / Environmental Services

Recruiter
Bristol Hospital
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 08, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Industry
Service
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
## Requirements

High School Diploma or GED preferred. Employee must possess basic English reading, writing and math skills as required to complete a skills survey duringorientation.


Physical requirements include standing, walking, bending, stooping and ability to lift 50 lbs. to waist level.

## Job Detail

Performs wide variety of tasks within patient care setting including cleaning, disinfecting, waste removal, lifting, floor cleaning, etc.


**Performs support duties.**

* Empties full soiled linen bags, replaces with clean bags, and prepares full bag for pick up or throws down linen chute.
* Makes unoccupied beds and assists with the making of occupied beds.
* Stocks supplies such as water pitchers and clean patient linen in patient rooms.
* Stock floor with bathroom supplies and cups to established par levels, also insures that cleaning chemicals and equipment are appropriately stocked for assigned work area.

**Cleans and disinfects assigned areas.**

* Cleans and disinfects occupied patient rooms and isolation rooms in assigned areas according to established procedures.
* Cleans and disinfects offices, exam rooms, public and private lavatories, lounges, utility rooms and other assigned areas such as halls, stairways, elevators, floors, furniture, windows and doors according to established procedures.
* Cleans and disinfects hospital equipment as assigned, according to established procedures.
* Identifies and completes discharge cleaning and bed making of patient rooms in assigned areas according to the hospitals discharge procedure. The employee also completes emergency discharge cleaning and bed making as required.
* Operates or uses various types of equipment according to established procedure in the completion of floor care and cleaning projects. Equipment includes but is not limited to buffers, burnishers, automatic scrubbers, mops, vacuums, wall washing equipment and carpet extractors.
* Refinishes floors, shampoos and vacuums carpeting, buffs and burnishes floors, wash walls and ceilings according to established procedures.
* Cleans and disinfects Operating Rooms as assigned according to established procedures.

**Removes trash, hazardous materials and medical waste.**

* Empties trash, replaces liner and disinfects waste receptacles including medical waste in assigned areas according to established procedures.
* Collects and removes trash, including medical waste and hazardous materials from assigned areas and delivers to holding area for final disposal by a contracted service.
* Cleans hazardous material spills as assigned according to established procedures.
* Is a participating member of the disaster response team which decontaminates patients as assigned and according to established procedures.

**Performs safety related duties.**

* Detects and reports defective materials, equipment and items which could present an unsafe condition, to the appropriate supervision.
* Follows all rules and regulations related to the handling of medical and hazardous waste, including the wearing of proper PPE.
* Mixes chemicals properly and uses in a manner consistent with manufacturers instructions.
* Follows all rules and regulations related to Universal Precautions and other rules of safety.

*Job Source ID:*Full Time/40 hours


*Division:*Human Resource and Support Services


*Department:*General Services


*Job Status:*Full-time


*Shift:*40 hours, 7a - 3:30p and every other weekend ffe14a40b0caa887bf94ef05