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JOB TITLE:

Lead Associate

JOB TYPE:

JOB SKILLS:

JOB LOCATION:

Lonetree Missouri / United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The EVS Team Member works under the direction of EVS Management and performs the following general duties as assigned:

· Provides cleaning services as directed with consideration for Patients, their family and friends

· Demonstrates understanding and respect for the personal dignity and values of all patients and visitors

· Ensures compliance with all required process and procedural steps

· Adheres to Infection Control policies and procedures,

· Maintains a clean and safe patient environment at all times

· Promotes efficient performance of all the EVS required duties.

· Follows all hospital and departmental policies and procedures related to the housekeeping function.

· Reads, understands and follows manufacturer's directions, complies with MSDS requirements, and follows Supervisor's, Director's or manufacturer's representative's additional directions, as appropriate for all chemicals and equipment used, both for personal safety, the safety of others and the protection of objects being cleaned.

· When entering an occupied patient room, observes patient’s rights by announcing himself or herself before entering.

· Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude.

· Fosters team work by offering assistance to others.

· Provides positive welcome to all clients and family members.

· Acknowledges and responds tactfully to all requests.

· Shows consideration in interaction with patients, family and other health care team members by demonstrating therapeutic listening skills and cooperation.

· Communicates and interacts with others in a professional, responsi¬ble, cooperative, and positive manner at all times.

· Protects confidentiality of hospital and patient information.

· Protects physical assets used in job, using supplies sparingly and accounting for them accurately, and protecting and maintaining equipment used.

· Follows proper procedures for tagging and turning in found personal property.

· Always posts wet floor sign when wet mopping floors or when liquids or spills are found on floors.

· Is alert to safety hazards and notifies supervisor or Plant Operations as appropriate of any potential hazards found. Documents in writing as necessary.

· Completes assigned duties within shift.

· Notifies supervisor of any duties which, for any reason, could not be completed within shift so that they may be attended to during the next shift.

· Assists in other duties or areas of the department or hospital as requested.

· Follows departmental procedures when handling biohazardous waste, ensuring that all red bags are tied off and/or taped as per Infection Control policies and procedures.



If Assigned to a Specialty Area: E/R - Projects

· Performs daily cleaning of exam and patient rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual, observing patient rights and following protocol for announcing oneself before entering patient's room.

· Performs daily cleaning of corridors in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of offices and ancillary rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of restrooms (a minimum of four times per shift) in accordance with housekeeping training manual section covering restroom cleaning.

· Assists in keeping department as clean as possible during periods of high patient census or visitor traffic.

· Ensures that adult and children waiting rooms are consistently policed and cleaned as required by usage.

· Polices and maintains outside patient, visitor and ambulance entrances by picking up cigarette butts, cleaning walk-off mats, glass doors, etc., to ensure a clean, attractive area.

· Cleans furniture as required by spills or contamination by body oils, especially in waiting areas. Fabric-covered furniture is to be vacuumed; vinyl-covered furniture is to be cleaned with designated product, then rinsed with clear, clean water.

· Assists when necessary to clean up spillages of blood, following protocol and using personal protective equipment as necessary.

· Ensures that all trash cans are lined with red-bags and are properly tied off with a single knot when full.

· Cleans equipment and janitorial supplies completely to prevent cross-contamination of areas being cleaned.

· Ensures that all paper towel, toilet tissue and hand washing liquid dispensers are kept fully stocked.

· Uses extreme caution when cleaning medical equipment to avoid any damage.



If Assigned to Patient Discharge/Transfers or Related Projects

· Performs daily cleaning of discharge/transfer rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of isolation rooms (occupied and unoccupied) in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Takes necessary precautions when entering and cleaning isolation rooms by following standard precautions, using personal protective equipment, and observing special procedures noted by type of isolation, especial and AFB room.

· Ensures after each room cleaning that it has been organized and all necessary supplies have been checked and refilled/resupplied as required.

· Ensures after each room cleaning that the charge nurse or unit secretary has signed off on the discharge sign-off sheet.

· Follows outlined procedures for cleaning hard floors and carpeted areas as outlined in the training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of restrooms (a minimum of four times per shift) in accordance with housekeeping training manual section covering restroom cleaning.

· Uses check list for additional areas of responsibility when discharges and transfers are below normal, attaching check list to discharge sign-off sheet for Saturday and Sunday evening duties.

· Follows departmental procedures when cleaning corridors, taking extra precautionary measures to prevent any hazards to persons using the corridor.

· Maintains housekeeping cart with adequate supplies, chemicals and cleaning apparatus to minimize down time.

· Stores equipment in a safe place during breaks, meals, meetings, etc. for the safety of others.

· Cleans all equipment before and after each shift

· Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.

· Stores and organizes equipment properly at the end of each shift.



If Assigned Specialty Procedural Areas

· Performs daily cleaning of exam rooms in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of offices in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of rest rooms in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of corridors in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine areas in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Uses appropriate check-off list to ensure that all areas are cleaned.

· Cleans furniture as required by spills or contamination by body oils, especially in waiting areas.

o Fabric-covered furniture is to be vacuumed; vinyl-covered furniture is to be cleaned with an approved germicidal then rinsed with clear, clean water.

· Polices Emergency Department (including waiting rooms, rest rooms and exam areas) as needed throughout the shift and responds to calls for help due to blood spills or need for extra cleaning.

· Cleans equipment and janitorial supplies completely to prevent cross-contamination of areas being cleaned.

· Empties all trash cans and relined with appropriate trash liner.

· Checks, clean and restocks all dispensers in public areas.

· Uses extreme caution when wiping off medical equipment to prevent damage; never over-wets unit.



If Assigned as Patient Room Cleaner

· Polices area of responsibility and notes conditions for cleaning needs

· Checks with nursing as to what patients will be discharged

· Picks up debris off floors in halls and waiting areas

· Checks to see if there are any dirty empty rooms

· Performs daily cleaning of any discharge/transfer rooms first so that rooms will be available for incoming patients. Follows Environmental policies and procedures for cleaning discharge rooms as noted in training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of occupied patient rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of ancillary areas, i.e., utility rooms, pantries, stairwells, nurses station, etc., in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Checks and restocks as necessary all paper and soap dispensers after cleaning each room.

· Follows correct protocol and uses correct personal protective equipment (including new HEPA mask) when entering an occupied isolation room.

· Vacuums all carpeted areas and pre-spots as necessary.

· Informs the charge nurse, or unit secretary in the charge nurse's absence, if it is necessary to leave the floor for any reason.

· Stores equipment in a safe place during breaks, meals, meetings, etc. for the safety of others.

· Polices entire area of responsibility at end of shift.

· Re-empties trash and recleans patient rooms and restrooms as needed.

· Performs daily cleaning of corridors in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Cleans ancillary items in corridors: pictures, bulletin boards, room lights, fire extinguisher boxes, room number signs, edges, corners, etc.

· Cleans equipment and janitorial supplies completely to prevent cross-contamination of areas being cleaned.

· Maintains housekeeping cart with adequate supplies, chemicals and cleaning apparatus to minimize down time.

· Stores equipment properly at end of shift.



If Assigned to Ancillary Areas

· Dust mops and wet mops all tile floors nightly using an approved germicidal detergent at the proper dilution ratio, or other designated agent.

· Empties mop bucket frequently and mixes new batch of cleaning solution

· Vacuums and pre-spots all carpeted areas nightly paying particular attention to corners, edges, and under furniture.

· Damp dusts all surfaces using an approved germicidal detergent mixed in 5 qt. bucket.

· When cleaning areas or departments with highly-technical equipment, takes care not to damage equipment by over-wetting when damp dusting.

· Cleans all rest rooms in assigned areas as outlined in the training manual.

· Cleans offices and ancillary areas according to procedures outlined in the training manual.

· Repositions furniture and equipment after room cleaning, turns off lights and closes and locks doors.

· Cleans corridors following departmental procedures and takes extra care to prevent safety hazards to persons using corridor.

· Maintains supply cart with necessary equipment and supplies to avoid need to restock during mid-shift.

· Stores equipment properly when on break, at meal or in meeting.

· Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.

· Correctly cleans all equipment at start and end of each shift.

· Stores and organizes equipment at end of shift in designated hospital areas.



If Assigned to Trash and/or Linen

· Removes/ picks up trash and soiled linen in designated areas throughout the hospital a minimum of 6 to 8 times during an 8-hour shift. Yellow linen bags are to have tags marked with name on department generating soiled linen with black marker.

· Replaces trash liners and linen liners in appropriate containers with new liners as collection occurs.

· Transports trash and soiled linen in utility handling truck to designated areas of hospital and discards in appropriate carts, i.e., gray for normal trash, large linen carts for soiled linen.

· Removes/picks up Biomedical waste (red bags) if properly packaged by department generating trash. Bags to be tied off or taped. Bags to be marked with black marker as to location pickup.

· Transports Biomedical waste to designated collection area of hospital and places in red carts only.

· Uses personal protective equipment at all times when handling trash, soiled linen and Biomedical waste. Understands and follows guidelines for blood borne pathogens as noted in the Infection Control Manual.

· Reports incidents of any unpackaged or incorrect packaging of biomedical waste to immediate supervisor.

· Cleans trash collection utility trucks after each shift by using hot water and disinfectant.

· Disinfects red utility trucks after each shift, or as needed if spill occurs.

· Follows Infection Control guidelines for hand washing.

· Assists in general policing of all areas within areas of responsibility, i.e., picks up debris on floors, halls; cleans up spills; vacuums outside entrances.

· Stores equipment properly when on break, at meal or in meeting.

· Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.

· Correctly cleans all equipment at start and end of each shift.

· Stores and organizes equipment at end of shift in designated hospital areas.

· Collects and transports cardboard boxes to rear of hospital and places in compactor located by the Purchasing Department. Assists in keeping area around compactor clean.

· Assists in policing site designated for the collection of trash and biomedical waste by picking up debris on ground and keeping the area organized as much as possible.

· Exercises good judgment in the absence of detailed instructions

· Completes other duties as assigned

Position Details

POSTED:

May 21, 2022

EMPLOYMENT:

INDUSTRY:

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S164750760840745

LOCATION:

Missouri / United States

CITY:

Lonetree

Job Origin:

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The EVS Team Member works under the direction of EVS Management and performs the following general duties as assigned:

· Provides cleaning services as directed with consideration for Patients, their family and friends

· Demonstrates understanding and respect for the personal dignity and values of all patients and visitors

· Ensures compliance with all required process and procedural steps

· Adheres to Infection Control policies and procedures,

· Maintains a clean and safe patient environment at all times

· Promotes efficient performance of all the EVS required duties.

· Follows all hospital and departmental policies and procedures related to the housekeeping function.

· Reads, understands and follows manufacturer's directions, complies with MSDS requirements, and follows Supervisor's, Director's or manufacturer's representative's additional directions, as appropriate for all chemicals and equipment used, both for personal safety, the safety of others and the protection of objects being cleaned.

· When entering an occupied patient room, observes patient’s rights by announcing himself or herself before entering.

· Consistently demonstrates a positive attitude.

· Fosters team work by offering assistance to others.

· Provides positive welcome to all clients and family members.

· Acknowledges and responds tactfully to all requests.

· Shows consideration in interaction with patients, family and other health care team members by demonstrating therapeutic listening skills and cooperation.

· Communicates and interacts with others in a professional, responsi¬ble, cooperative, and positive manner at all times.

· Protects confidentiality of hospital and patient information.

· Protects physical assets used in job, using supplies sparingly and accounting for them accurately, and protecting and maintaining equipment used.

· Follows proper procedures for tagging and turning in found personal property.

· Always posts wet floor sign when wet mopping floors or when liquids or spills are found on floors.

· Is alert to safety hazards and notifies supervisor or Plant Operations as appropriate of any potential hazards found. Documents in writing as necessary.

· Completes assigned duties within shift.

· Notifies supervisor of any duties which, for any reason, could not be completed within shift so that they may be attended to during the next shift.

· Assists in other duties or areas of the department or hospital as requested.

· Follows departmental procedures when handling biohazardous waste, ensuring that all red bags are tied off and/or taped as per Infection Control policies and procedures.



If Assigned to a Specialty Area: E/R - Projects

· Performs daily cleaning of exam and patient rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual, observing patient rights and following protocol for announcing oneself before entering patient's room.

· Performs daily cleaning of corridors in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of offices and ancillary rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of restrooms (a minimum of four times per shift) in accordance with housekeeping training manual section covering restroom cleaning.

· Assists in keeping department as clean as possible during periods of high patient census or visitor traffic.

· Ensures that adult and children waiting rooms are consistently policed and cleaned as required by usage.

· Polices and maintains outside patient, visitor and ambulance entrances by picking up cigarette butts, cleaning walk-off mats, glass doors, etc., to ensure a clean, attractive area.

· Cleans furniture as required by spills or contamination by body oils, especially in waiting areas. Fabric-covered furniture is to be vacuumed; vinyl-covered furniture is to be cleaned with designated product, then rinsed with clear, clean water.

· Assists when necessary to clean up spillages of blood, following protocol and using personal protective equipment as necessary.

· Ensures that all trash cans are lined with red-bags and are properly tied off with a single knot when full.

· Cleans equipment and janitorial supplies completely to prevent cross-contamination of areas being cleaned.

· Ensures that all paper towel, toilet tissue and hand washing liquid dispensers are kept fully stocked.

· Uses extreme caution when cleaning medical equipment to avoid any damage.



If Assigned to Patient Discharge/Transfers or Related Projects

· Performs daily cleaning of discharge/transfer rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of isolation rooms (occupied and unoccupied) in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Takes necessary precautions when entering and cleaning isolation rooms by following standard precautions, using personal protective equipment, and observing special procedures noted by type of isolation, especial and AFB room.

· Ensures after each room cleaning that it has been organized and all necessary supplies have been checked and refilled/resupplied as required.

· Ensures after each room cleaning that the charge nurse or unit secretary has signed off on the discharge sign-off sheet.

· Follows outlined procedures for cleaning hard floors and carpeted areas as outlined in the training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of restrooms (a minimum of four times per shift) in accordance with housekeeping training manual section covering restroom cleaning.

· Uses check list for additional areas of responsibility when discharges and transfers are below normal, attaching check list to discharge sign-off sheet for Saturday and Sunday evening duties.

· Follows departmental procedures when cleaning corridors, taking extra precautionary measures to prevent any hazards to persons using the corridor.

· Maintains housekeeping cart with adequate supplies, chemicals and cleaning apparatus to minimize down time.

· Stores equipment in a safe place during breaks, meals, meetings, etc. for the safety of others.

· Cleans all equipment before and after each shift

· Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.

· Stores and organizes equipment properly at the end of each shift.



If Assigned Specialty Procedural Areas

· Performs daily cleaning of exam rooms in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of offices in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of rest rooms in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of corridors in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of Ultrasound and Nuclear Medicine areas in accordance with Environmental training manual.

· Uses appropriate check-off list to ensure that all areas are cleaned.

· Cleans furniture as required by spills or contamination by body oils, especially in waiting areas.

o Fabric-covered furniture is to be vacuumed; vinyl-covered furniture is to be cleaned with an approved germicidal then rinsed with clear, clean water.

· Polices Emergency Department (including waiting rooms, rest rooms and exam areas) as needed throughout the shift and responds to calls for help due to blood spills or need for extra cleaning.

· Cleans equipment and janitorial supplies completely to prevent cross-contamination of areas being cleaned.

· Empties all trash cans and relined with appropriate trash liner.

· Checks, clean and restocks all dispensers in public areas.

· Uses extreme caution when wiping off medical equipment to prevent damage; never over-wets unit.



If Assigned as Patient Room Cleaner

· Polices area of responsibility and notes conditions for cleaning needs

· Checks with nursing as to what patients will be discharged

· Picks up debris off floors in halls and waiting areas

· Checks to see if there are any dirty empty rooms

· Performs daily cleaning of any discharge/transfer rooms first so that rooms will be available for incoming patients. Follows Environmental policies and procedures for cleaning discharge rooms as noted in training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of occupied patient rooms in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Performs daily cleaning of ancillary areas, i.e., utility rooms, pantries, stairwells, nurses station, etc., in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Checks and restocks as necessary all paper and soap dispensers after cleaning each room.

· Follows correct protocol and uses correct personal protective equipment (including new HEPA mask) when entering an occupied isolation room.

· Vacuums all carpeted areas and pre-spots as necessary.

· Informs the charge nurse, or unit secretary in the charge nurse's absence, if it is necessary to leave the floor for any reason.

· Stores equipment in a safe place during breaks, meals, meetings, etc. for the safety of others.

· Polices entire area of responsibility at end of shift.

· Re-empties trash and recleans patient rooms and restrooms as needed.

· Performs daily cleaning of corridors in accordance with housekeeping training manual.

· Cleans ancillary items in corridors: pictures, bulletin boards, room lights, fire extinguisher boxes, room number signs, edges, corners, etc.

· Cleans equipment and janitorial supplies completely to prevent cross-contamination of areas being cleaned.

· Maintains housekeeping cart with adequate supplies, chemicals and cleaning apparatus to minimize down time.

· Stores equipment properly at end of shift.



If Assigned to Ancillary Areas

· Dust mops and wet mops all tile floors nightly using an approved germicidal detergent at the proper dilution ratio, or other designated agent.

· Empties mop bucket frequently and mixes new batch of cleaning solution

· Vacuums and pre-spots all carpeted areas nightly paying particular attention to corners, edges, and under furniture.

· Damp dusts all surfaces using an approved germicidal detergent mixed in 5 qt. bucket.

· When cleaning areas or departments with highly-technical equipment, takes care not to damage equipment by over-wetting when damp dusting.

· Cleans all rest rooms in assigned areas as outlined in the training manual.

· Cleans offices and ancillary areas according to procedures outlined in the training manual.

· Repositions furniture and equipment after room cleaning, turns off lights and closes and locks doors.

· Cleans corridors following departmental procedures and takes extra care to prevent safety hazards to persons using corridor.

· Maintains supply cart with necessary equipment and supplies to avoid need to restock during mid-shift.

· Stores equipment properly when on break, at meal or in meeting.

· Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.

· Correctly cleans all equipment at start and end of each shift.

· Stores and organizes equipment at end of shift in designated hospital areas.



If Assigned to Trash and/or Linen

· Removes/ picks up trash and soiled linen in designated areas throughout the hospital a minimum of 6 to 8 times during an 8-hour shift. Yellow linen bags are to have tags marked with name on department generating soiled linen with black marker.

· Replaces trash liners and linen liners in appropriate containers with new liners as collection occurs.

· Transports trash and soiled linen in utility handling truck to designated areas of hospital and discards in appropriate carts, i.e., gray for normal trash, large linen carts for soiled linen.

· Removes/picks up Biomedical waste (red bags) if properly packaged by department generating trash. Bags to be tied off or taped. Bags to be marked with black marker as to location pickup.

· Transports Biomedical waste to designated collection area of hospital and places in red carts only.

· Uses personal protective equipment at all times when handling trash, soiled linen and Biomedical waste. Understands and follows guidelines for blood borne pathogens as noted in the Infection Control Manual.

· Reports incidents of any unpackaged or incorrect packaging of biomedical waste to immediate supervisor.

· Cleans trash collection utility trucks after each shift by using hot water and disinfectant.

· Disinfects red utility trucks after each shift, or as needed if spill occurs.

· Follows Infection Control guidelines for hand washing.

· Assists in general policing of all areas within areas of responsibility, i.e., picks up debris on floors, halls; cleans up spills; vacuums outside entrances.

· Stores equipment properly when on break, at meal or in meeting.

· Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.

· Correctly cleans all equipment at start and end of each shift.

· Stores and organizes equipment at end of shift in designated hospital areas.

· Collects and transports cardboard boxes to rear of hospital and places in compactor located by the Purchasing Department. Assists in keeping area around compactor clean.

· Assists in policing site designated for the collection of trash and biomedical waste by picking up debris on ground and keeping the area organized as much as possible.

· Exercises good judgment in the absence of detailed instructions

· Completes other duties as assigned


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