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Environmental Svcs Tech I

Req #:  127159
Facility:  Sherman Hospital
Department:  Housekeeping
City:  Elgin
Posting Budget Status:  PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Sherman Hospital, a Magnet recognized hospital located in Elgin, Ill., is a 255-bed facility that features private patient rooms, a 15-acre geothermal lake, an advanced Emergency Department,  a free-standing Cancer Care Center, a spacious Family Birthing Center, a Heart & Vascular Center and more. Sherman also provides convenient, quality healthcare services at Sherman outpatient centers in Algonquin, Elgin, and South Elgin.

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Environmental Services Tech I

  • Sherman Hospital
  • PM Shift, 2:00pm-10:30pm
  • Full time

 

 

Purpose:
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 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.

 

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
  • 1~2 years experience with prior housekeeping experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills perferred Able to operate small electrical equipment i.e., vacuum cleaners
  • Excellenct 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 andother safety materials) NA Job responsibilities involve walking, standing, bending, climbing and lifting throughout the work day.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds iwthout assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associte when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago