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Environmental Services Tech (1st)

Req #:  108101
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  Housekeeping
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health. Lutheran General Hospital is a member of Advocate Health Care, Illinois’ largest health care system and one of the nation’s Top 10 Health Care systems.

 

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Position: Environmental Services Tech, / Housekeeping

Location: Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL.

Full Time, 1st Shift Openings

  • Hours: 7am - 5:30pm; These will be four 10-hour shifts per week.

 

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

 

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/GED, or equivalent work experience
  • Basic computer skills preferred Able to operate small electrical equipment e.g., 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
     

Accountabilities:

  • Select cleaning materials and supplies appropriate to the job and transports them to work area.
  • 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 using appropriate solutions. Shampoos furniture, carpets and rugs using appropriate equipment and supplies and adhering to applicable schedules.
  • Move equipment and furniture for cleaning, rearrangement and/or relocation. Arrange furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion, and in accordance with applicable floor plans, after cleaning assigned area(s).
  • Collects and/or distributes soiled and/or clean linens, as required. Collects trash and/or waste from all areas of the hospital, as required.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence:
  • Maintains responsibility for attendance and punctuality Maintain proper attendance requirement outlined in the Hospital Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Clean/disinfects assigned area(s) by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, patient televisions, windows, furniture, tile, fixtures, appliances, floors, and equipment with appropriate cleaning solutions using procedures and following schedules specific to each item. Assigned area(s) may include, but are not limited to, patient rooms, offices, meeting rooms, rest rooms, elevators stairwells and other areas of the hospital and/or off~site facilities.
  • Customer Satisfaction~Demonstrates a commitment to satisfying customer needs and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Use appropriate procedures following patient discharges.

 

 

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: Chicago