Job Description

Job Title: Environmental Services Associate (UPMC Shadyside)
Job ID: 170001MQ
Status:
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift:
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Environmental Srvs
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232

Description

Have you always wanted to get your healthcare career started?  Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits and opportunities to grow?  Do you enjoy working "hands on" in a team environment?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our role in the Environmental Services Department at UPMC Shadyside.

UPMC Shadyside is looking to hire full-time, flex full-time, part-time, and casual Environmental Services Associates, for daylight, evening, and overnight shifts. This position will work rotating weekends and holidays.

Purpose:

Clean all aspects of assigned areas, including patient rooms, public areas, offices and equipment, to meet Hospital and Department standards in order to promote the quality of care rendered in the environment. Move equipment, furniture, boxes, etc. and remove and hang blinds and curtains.

Responsibilities:
  • Clean all assigned areas, including patient rooms, public areas, toilets, procedure rooms, offices and equipment, following established procedures.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Inspect and ensure that all assigned areas are properly cleaned and in good repair, report problems to the supervisor.
  • Maintain assigned equipment in clean, working condition, reporting problems and suggestions to the supervisor.
  • Make beds, following established cleaning procedures in all patient discharge rooms and on-call rooms as assigned.
  • Move equipment, furniture, boxes, wash walls, spot carpets, etc. as assigned.
  • Remove trash from all assigned areas.
  • Replenish paper towels, toilet paper, and soap in all locations of assigned areas to assure adequate supply.

Qualifications

  • HS Diploma/GED or one year previous job experience, or the successful completion of the 5-week EVS training program required
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete housekeeping duties. 
  • Ability to use housekeeping equipment. 
  • Successful completion of POWRR curriculum preferred.
  •  May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.32 to $19.29

Union Position: no

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