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Environmental Service Worker - Evenings

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3173304 Date posted 10/20/2021
Environmental Service Worker - Evenings-(3173304)

Description

$2,000.00 Sign On Bonus!

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community.  We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital remains among the nation’s top hospitals for patient experience as a recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the eighth consecutive year. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.



• EVS workers maintain the cleanliness of patient rooms, common areas, bathrooms, offices, hallways, and other assigned areas. They work closely with departmental leaders and teammates to ensure high standards of cleanliness and safety are achieved in every area. EVS workers demonstrate best practice cleaning practices with knowledge and understanding Infection Control requirements for individual, staff members and patient care safety.
EVS Workers consistently demonstrate a positive attitude and the willingness to provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers. They demonstrate respect and maintain confidentiality in all their interactions. As with all healthcare workers, EVS workers are required to wear PPE and their work environment may include precaution rooms for patients with highly communicable illnesses.

1. Departmental functions as per policy and protocol
a. Proficient in all aspects of healthcare cleaning, using strict Infection Control cleanliness and PPE practices. This includes but is not limited to: daily patient room cleaning, common area cleaning, discharge cleaning, precaution cleaning (including but not limited to; Enhanced, Contact, Droplet, Airborne Precautions) and special tasks, included but not limited to; incubator and whirlpool cleaning requirements, as outlined in department protocols and policies.
b. Adheres to the strict Infection Control Guidelines and Standards as it pertains to hospital defined sterile areas (ex; the Operating room). Using appropriate scrub attire, cleans and disinfects sterile areas under the direction of an EVS 2; including tables, equipment, work tables, rolling equipment, walls and ceiling and emptying all waste in room.
c. Proficient in general cleaning, linen room duties, waste and soiled linen removal and project functions as per department protocols.
d. Demonstrates competence in the handling of regulated medical waste, hazardous waste, chemotherapy waste, soiled linen and general waste and adheres to the standards on an ongoing basis.
e. Functions as a member of the EVS Spill team and/or the Radiation Response Decontamination Team and adheres to standards on a going basis.
f. Anticipates hospital linen needs, distributes Clean Linen and maintains tracking and record keeping through departmental systems in a timely manner.
g. Maintains EVS closets, cart, supplies and equipment in a neat, clean and organized manner, as per department protocols.
h. Reports unsafe, damaged or broken equipment or surrounding to Plant Operations.
i. Reports to IS when staff computers/printers not working or unable to access needed applications.


2. Provides exemplary customer service to internal and external customers
. Demonstrates ability to work in a fast paced medical and invasive environment, delivering clinical and patient demands within the boundaries of your role.
a. Enters occupied patient rooms in a pleasant and professional manner, adhering to department customer service and cleaning protocols.
b. Maintain a high patient service scores through Press Ganey and HCAHPS.


3. Actively participates in process improvement and quality care initiatives
. Adhere to new process improvements within the hospital and department and provide feedback.
a. Demonstrates a ‘we can’ attitude in facing departmental tasks and challenges.
b. Identifies ways to be more efficient in daily tasks while meeting infection control, patient care requirements and clinical requirements.
c. Consistently completes assignment on time and with required documentation (checklist). When unable to, effectively communicates with the Shift Lead.

Qualifications

Experience Minimum Required
• None

Experience Preferred/Desired
• One year in a Healthcare Housekeeping position

Education Minimum Required
• Must be able to read, write, understand and comprehend English.
• High school diploma or equivalent or 1 year housekeeping related experience.

Special Skills Minimum Required
• Proficient in basic computer knowledge, able to effectively access all programs needed for the job

EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

:
WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave
Dover03820

Job

:Housekeeping

Organization

:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Schedule

:Full-time
Standard Hours:40

Shift

:Evening Job
Posted Shift Description:6:00pm-2:30amMonday-Friday

Employee Status

:Regular
Recruiting Department:WDH Environmental Services

Job Posting

:Oct 19, 2021
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-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech

-WHAT OUR EMPLOYEES ARE SAYING-

"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."

Phlebotomist

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