Environmental Services Housekeepers $20/hr.

A great local company is looking for thorough housekeepers with excellent cleanliness standards to attend all areas of their Kitsap facility. They currently have FT day and evening positions available. The goal is to enhance customer experience by keeping their facilities in clean and orderly condition.

As an Environmental Services (EVS) Housekeeper, your job is vital in the efforts to prevent the spread of potentially infectious microorganisms and eliminating healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) through detailed decontaminating methods and procedures. Their objective is to ensure that each healthcare facility is decontaminated utilizing the proper hospital-grade disinfectants, equipment and cleaning practices in concordance with the standards and recommendations set by both State and Federal agencies such as: the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN), the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

EVS Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Disinfecting and cleaning in designated areas to remove all possible bio-burden (sterile core: OR, invasive Procedure Rooms)
  • Eliminate cross contamination while properly cleaning and disinfecting PACU, patient care areas
  • Understanding a target zero environment in all our accounts
  • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures
  • Protects organizations value by keeping patient information confidential
  • Adhere to mediclean standards, healthcare environment policies and procedures, federal state and local requirements
  • Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in continued education credits and maintaining certifications
  • Enhances Hospital’s EVS department and healthcare reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to your job and the efforts to prevent HAIs

Additional Duties:

  • Properly clean carpeted and hard floor surfaces where required
  • Clean and sanitize bathrooms, showers and locker rooms; including fixtures and furniture
  • Clean break rooms, including sinks, counter tops, microwaves, refrigerator, table and chairs
  • Restock supplies throughout facility
  • Inventory control and management of all paper supplies throughout facility
  • Empty recyclables and trash to designated areas and replace liners
  • Carefully dust and cleaning office desks and furniture
  • Clean windowsills and ledges
  • Maintain all janitor closets in a clean, safe, organized manner
  • Maintain and operate all cleaning equipment in a safe, clean and operable condition
  • Proper use and understanding of dilution controls and dwell times
  • Proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is required at all times to ensure safety and prevention of cross contamination BBP efforts
  • Notify supervisor of any items needing repair, or replacement; or of any incidents that occur
  • Other duties as assigned

EVS Required Job Skills/Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be safety cautious
  • Must be dedicated to the job and work until finished
  • Must be self-motivated and a quick leaner
  • Must be able to think on your feet and outside the box
  • Have a drive and compassion to save lives
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Must have flexibility to adjust to the needs of the hospital
  • Must have access to email daily and a cell phone for proper and reliable communication when needed

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping. The employee must frequently lift or move objects weighing approx. 30 pounds. Strong vision abilities are also required.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee must be ok with the site of blood, small bone fragments and possible body tissue while cleaning in a sterile environment. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of patient conditions and elements. The noise level is quiet, and the employee is generally working independently.

Qualifications for the position will require that you complete the following:

Blood Borne Pathogen Training

Infection Control training

Other training to execute the tasks properly, such as hands on training with a supervisor

Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour

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