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Environmental Svcs Tech I

Req #:  109639
Facility:  Good Samaritan Hospital
Department:  Housekeeping
City:  Downers Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Over its nearly 40-year history, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital has evolved into a recognized national leader in health care. Good Samaritan Hospital has been named to the 100 Top Hospitals list six times and is the only health care organization in the state to earn the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, achieving the honor in 2010. Good Samaritan Hospital features DuPage County’s only Level I trauma center, a certified Level III neonatal intensive care unit and received the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence. A range of services are offered at the hospital, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, general surgery, gastroenterology, stroke care, obstetrics and gynecology, and low-dose diagnostic imaging. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care.

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ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TECH I

  • Good Samaritan Hospital – Downers Grove, IL
  • Day Shift
  • Registry - no guaranteed hours

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY: 

 

Our Environmental Service Associate works on a variety of assigned units and/or public access areas and is a key contributor in our goal of reducing the spread of disease/illness by strict adherence to thorough cleaning and disinfecting procedures. The EVS associate positively impacts patient, visitor and associates confidence in a safe clinical environment.  

**Exposure to disease/illness, cleaning chemicals and electrical equipment is part of this vital position in our healthcare ministry.  

  • Clean/disinfects assigned area(s) by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, patient televisions, windows, furniture, tile, fixtures, appliances, floors, and equipment.  
  • Customer Satisfaction - Demonstrates a commitment to satisfying customer needs and exceeding customer expectations 
  • Use appropriate procedures following patient discharges 
  • Select cleaning materials and supplies appropriate to the job. 
  • Prepares detergents, germicidal solutions and other cleaning/disinfecting solutions according to established formulas. Sweeps, dust mops, and wet mop floor areas and spot cleans carpets, shampoos furniture, carpets and rugs 
  • Move equipment and furniture for cleaning, rearrangement and/or relocation in accordance with applicable floor plans, after cleaning assigned area(s) 
  • Collects and/or distributes soiled and/or clean linens, collects trash and/or waste from all areas of the hospital, as required 

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience 
  • Basic computer skills preferred 
  • 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.


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