Providence Environmental Services Worker in Valdez, Alaska
Providence is calling an Environmental Services Worker (Environmental Services, Variable, 0.5 FTE) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Clean areas of assignment according to specific established procedures and standards
Wash sinks, furniture, fixtures, walls, ceilings, doors, trim, windows and bathroom utilities; scrubs, vacuums and buffs floors; removes trash; dusts counters, shelves and tables; polishes stainless steel fixtures; and cleans isolation areas according to special standards and procedures as assigned
Conduct in patient care, office, public access areas and entryway and the Housekeeper must often perform these cleaning duties around the activities of these areas
Shampoo carpets and refinishes resilient floors
Operate a wet or dry vacuum, a buffer, scrubbing machine or four wheel cart to complete these assigned duties
Confer with department heads and staff to coordinate housekeeping services with their activities and needs
Perform safety and infection control procedures to ensure a safe and clean environment for patients and staff
Understand and follow all safety and infection control policies and procedures and using personal protective equipment appropriately
Perform laundry duties such as collecting, sorting, washing, drying, folding, ironing and stocking the linen
Evaluates the cleaning procedures along with product efficiency to maintain a safe and aseptic environment in compliance with infection control procedures
Inspect the physical condition of the supplies and equipment and ensures that maintenance repairs are completed in a timely manner
Utilize the current approved process for purchasing and inventory of laundry supplies and equipment
Preferred qualification for this position include:
- Previous cleaning experience in a healthcare setting
About the Providence Valdez Medical Center
Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Environmental Services
Req ID: 286388