Environmental Service Aide I

Franciscan Hospital for Children Brighton, MA
Under general supervision and following established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned 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.

* Cleans Offices, on Call Rooms, Conference rooms.

* Cleans laboratories, public areas, classrooms, outpatient areas and support areas.

* Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures.

* Dry dusts, damp dusts and spot 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 carpeted floors and weather mats.

* Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning.

* Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets and other restroom fixtures and accessories. Refills dispensers as required.

* Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor.

* Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans equipment after each use.

* Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAA regulations. 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.

* 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 to 50 pounds.

* Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.