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Environmental Services Tech II - Full-Time & Days

Req #:  214522
Facility:  Trinity Hospital
Department:  Housekeeping
City:  Chicago
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Trinity Hospital has a rich and robust history, having served the health care needs of the communities, individuals and families in the southeast side of Chicago for more than 110 years, beginning in 1895 as South Chicago Hospital.   In 1995, Trinity Hospital, part of the Evangelical Health Systems (EHS) merged with Lutheran General Health System to become the present day Advocate Trinity Hospital which is a 193 licensed-bed facility with approximately 300 physicians representing 50 specialties.  This includes advanced heart attack care, expanded Cardiovascular Services, primary stroke care center, oncology/infusion center, Level II special care nursery and an array of surgical specialties not found in most community hospitals.  Trinity earned Joint Commission accreditation, received HealthGrades® recognition with five star ratings for pulmonary and stroke care; also highest rating for total hip replacement surgery and was awarded the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMDSM) Circle of Distinction Award.   Trinity's nearly 1,000 employees, make the hospital one of the area's largest employers.

It’s More Than a Job, it’s a calling! 

Environmental Services Tech II (Housekeeper) – Environmental Services Department - #214522

  • Day Shift: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Full-Time: 40 hours a week
  • Rotating weekends and holidays

 

JOB SUMMARY: To provide a clean and safe environment which meets the expectations of all customer groups and operational needs. Performance measurement is utilized to identify, assess and evaluate performance monitor to improve key processes and key result areas.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Provides support for the following services.
  • Cross-trained on discharge room cleans and Operating Room (OR) cleaning to accommodate Hospital needs during peak periods or staffing needs, and complete Housekeeping Aide duties as needed.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence:
  • Maintains responsibility for attendance and punctuality
  • Scrub, strips, polishes and refinishes floors using appropriate equipment and/or supplies.
  • Operates various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical, i.e. ringers, vacuum, electric floor machines, sweepers, etc.
  • Waste must be disposed of in a timely manner to assure hospital cleanliness.
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Demonstrates a commitment to satisfying customer needs and exceeding customer expectations.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience with prior housekeeping experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Able to operate small electrical equipment i.e., vacuum cleaners.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English as related to the performance of the essential job activities outlined (including reading and comprehending chemical labels and other safety materials)
  • Job responsibilities involve walking, standing, bending, climbing and lifting throughout the work day. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

 

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About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.