Grand Itasca
  • 08-Oct-2019 to 15-Oct-2019 (CST)
  • Environmental Services
  • Grand Rapids, MN, USA
  • 12.74 - 16.22
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital, a part of Fairview Health Services, is currently seeking a dedicated Environmental Services Technician to join our team!  A long-tenured management team that takes a personal interest in every employee is one of the many advantages you'll find here at Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital. 

POSITION: Environmental Services Technician

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: .5-.7 FTE (40-56 hrs/pay period) TEMPORARY (Approx. 3 months)

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings/Nights

DEPARTMENT: Environmental Services

JOIN OUR TEAM:
Nestled in the heart of the Northland, Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital is the dominant provider of primary care services in the local and surrounding area to include roughly 50,000 people. We're a non-profit organization with a clear vision of being the leader in transforming rural health care by achieving the highest levels of quality, access, and value.  Our strength stems from teamwork and collaboration among a talented and diverse group of professionals.  With over 600 employees in hundreds of different roles, Grand Itasca can offer a variety of career opportunities.

JOB SUMMARY: 
The Environmental Services Technician (EST) performs daily cleaning and disinfecting tasks and linen services in all areas of the healthcare facility including patient areas, offices, public and other areas. This includes daily cleaning and disinfecting, equipment cleaning and operator maintenance, and project cleaning in assigned areas on all environmental surfaces (e.g. beds, floors, walls, ceilings, counters, fixtures and others) as well as other equipment as assigned . The EST is responsible as a member of the healthcare team for respectful and compassionate communication with patients, coworkers and other customers of Environmental Services and Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital.

JOB DUTIES:
1. Cleans and disinfects patient, private and public areas, including areas soiled with body substances.

2. Collect infectious, medical, hazardous, and other waste for disposal.
3. Maintain supplies, equipment and all work areas in a safe, comfortable, organized and sanitary manner.
4. Follow written and oral instructions concerning the prescribed use and mixture of cleaning compounds, liquids, cleaning instructions, etc.
5. Operate a variety of housekeeping equipment such as vacuum cleaners, sweepers, scrubbers and other cleaning systems.
6. Performs routine tasks using customer service skills, showing consideration of patients and other personnel.
7. Adheres to Environmental Services, Infection Control, Safety, and all other company and department policies and procedures. Demonstrates ability to respond appropriately to internal and external disasters and drills.
8. Participates in departmental training activities and meetings. Checks and responds to department email at least once a week.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must possess good verbal and written communications skills. 

2. Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude and respond to requests in a timely, courteous and respectful manner. 
3. Must be at least 18 years of age
4. Must be able to perform the essential physical qualifications of the job.
5. Available to work all shifts (days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays).

6. Ability to work in team-oriented department.           
7. Demonstrates ability to follow and adhere to Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital policies, vision, mission and values.

8. Maintains reliable and consistent attendance.

"We are an equal opportunity employer."

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