Environmental Services Worker
Norton Sound Health Corporation - Nome, AK

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Perform cleaning in assigned areas to maintain the facility in an aseptic condition as required. This position is key to enhancing patient care and employee health, accordingly all duties should be conducted in accordance with infection control policies and procedures for best practices.
Uphold the organization’s vision, mission, and corporate values. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with organization’s policies, procedures, code of conduct and work rules.

Essential Functions:
Wash and clean surface areas assigned according to established specialized cleaning procedures to include waxing, stripping, shampooing, vacuuming, sweeping, damp wiping, etc.
Empty trash, sort and dispose of contaminated and non-contaminated trash according to established procedures and Infection Control guidelines
Complete Surgical Suite, Birthing Room and Nursery and other discharge cleaning procedures for regular patient rooms according to checklist when notified by Nursing, performing tasks in accordance with Checklist
Check all equipment prior to the start of each shift for any malfunctions, notifying supervisor and filling out a work request as required
Clean equipment after each shift according to manufacturers' and department specifications, ensuring equipment is ready to use by the oncoming shift and replenish daily supplies
Display a “wet floor” or applicable safety warning signs whenever water, slippery material or obstruction is present on the floor
Perform other duties as assigned.

Personal Traits:
All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to consistently demonstrate the organization’s values: integrity, cultural sensitivity and respect for traditional values, continual learning and improving, compassion, teamwork and pride. Employees are expected to demonstrate integrity, professionalism, accountability, cooperation with and consideration of others.

Required Knowledge:
All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have general knowledge of typical office technologies such as computers, printers, copiers, fax machines, and typical office software.

Job Specific Knowledge:
None required

Required Skills and Abilities:
All Norton Sound Health Corporation employees are expected to have a broad range of skills and abilities centered around a strong patient focus, efficient performance, and teamwork. All employees should have patient/customer service skills, interpersonal skills and good communication skills. All employees should have the ability to manage their time and organize their work to ensure efficient performance. In addition, all employees should have the ability to follow policy, procedure and instructions, actively communicate with their supervisors to ensure understanding and manage their work accordingly. Finally, all employees should have the ability to understand and manage patient/customer confidentiality.

Job Specific Skills and Abilities:
Above average customer service skills

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

General (non-supervisory)

0 year

Licensure, Certification, Etc.

Washer/Extractor & Chemical Training Certification within one year of hire

Physical Requirements:
Sit less than half the workday
Stand and/or walk more than half the workday
Bend, stretch, twist, crouch and/or reach
Use hands and arm for repetitive motion tasks consistently for more than one hour at a time
Lift or carry unaided 25 to 50 pounds
Push or pull using up to moderate force
See and hear with normal acuity

Working Conditions:
Work is conducted in a standard clinical environment to include exposure to latex, biohazrd or other harmful substances

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