Enviro Service Aide

Environmental Service Aide

Encompass Health Altoona is seeking a part-time Environmental Service Aide. The Environmental Service Aide maintains a clean, sanitary, and safe environment in all areas of the Hospital in accordance with our quality standards, as well as local, state and federal regulations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs routine and isolation cleaning procedures according to infection control standards.
  • Cleans and empties waste receptacles according to infection control standards.
  • Understands and institutes standards for cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Uses chemicals properly in accordance with manufacturer's labels.
  • Maintains and monitors equipment and supplies; stores all supplies in proper areas.
  • Collaborates with Nursing and Admissions and ensures patient rooms are ready for patient arrivals.
  • Demonstrates competent use of proper body mechanics in all activities.
  • Completes floor care including stripping, buffing, waxing and carpet care as required.
  • Delivers and distributes linen to patient care and treatment areas.
  • Organizes, plans, and manages time effectively to complete assignments.


Qualifications

Training and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Previous housekeeping experience preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis and ability to push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds, which includes lifting, pushing and/or pulling equipment, supplies and tools
  • Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting pushing and/or pulling are undertaken that exceeds these minimum requirements
  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking
  • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel and crouch


Benefit eligible position. Medical, dental, and vision coverage effective on the date of hire. PTO and 401(k) option. Starting rate $15.50/hr., relevant experience will be of consideration.

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Location
2005 Valley View Blvd
Altoona, Pennsylvania

Category
Environmental/Food Services

Job ID
2418200