Atlantic Health System Environmental Aide I in Hackettstown, New Jersey

Overview

Hackettstown Medical Center, a member of the prestigious Atlantic Health System, is seeking an Environmental Aide. Required hours are 12am- 8am, including every other weekend.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains friendly, efficient, Spirit of Service attitude toward customers, co-workers and clients.

  • Checks EVS cart, ensures proper chemicals and supplies are abundant. All chemical bottles are properly labeled and dated.

  • May perform the following tasks as required: Clean floors, walls, patient rooms including bathrooms, public bathrooms, OR suites, offices, remove trash, bring soiled linen to soiled linen area, disperse clean linen to patient areas where clean linen is stored.

  • Is trained on how to complete a terminal cleaning, isolation room cleaning,

  • Is trained properly how to use all machinery in the department including the auto scrubber, wax applicator, floor stripper, burnishing machine and micro mop and standard mop.

  • Checks that paper towels and bathroom tissue is sufficient in all bathrooms

  • Has been trained in use of specific chemicals, potential hazards, what and where the Material Safety data Sheets are stored and how to read them.

  • Has Been trained in L&D cleaning and Cath Lab cleaning

  • Trained in bed tracking and discharge room communication and procedure

  • Has been trained in OR room cleaning, OR Fire Safety, OR Protocols and Disinfecting

  • Removes trash from all areas of the hospital and transports to disposal area/compactor

  • Is trained on safety regarding blood borne pathogens, needle stick prevention, VRE/MRSA, TB, Standard Precautions, Hand Washing, Waste Handling, HAZCOM, Right to Know.

  • Is trained on Electrical Equipment Safety, Lock out/Tag out, Asbestos Awareness, Fire Safety, Hospital Codes, Disaster Plan, Back Safety, Falls, Trips and Slips, Incident Reporting

  • Adheres to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe environment. Complies with all OSHA regulations and other local, state and federal regulations.

  • Recognizes and adopts activities appropriate to the specific needs of patient/resident population and demonstrates knowledge of specific issues directly related to age of patient/resident population.

  • Maintains compliance with standards of operation, Business Conduct Policy. Maintains all records and reports necessary to comply with department, government and accrediting agency standards, regulations and codes.

  • Maintains compliance with all requirements of Federal, State and local regulations and guidelines including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English effectively. Ability to apply elementary math functions. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to work well under time constraints.

  • The work environment characteristics described in the following tables are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme cold and extreme heat and stands for long periods of time, bends, pushes and pulls up to 25 lbs.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required.

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 10th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Position Type Full-Time

Shift Nights

Category Entry-Level

Department 14809100-Environmental Services

Facility Hackettstown Medical Center