Job Description

Job Title: Support Services Associate-UPMC Magee
Job ID: 737868
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Rotating Daylight, M-F
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: MAGEE Operating Room
Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Responsible for cleaning all aspects of assigned high risk areas including Labor and Delivery, Emergency Department, and Operating Room 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. Responsible for stocking supplies, patient transport, cleaning and preparing patient areas and maintaining unit supplies.

Responsibilities:
  • Clean, move and set up equipment, reporting any deficiencies to Facilities Management. Maintain mobile and non-mobile equipment and work area.
  • Escort and assist with transport of patients within and outside the department according to established procedures.
  • Follow all safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Inspect and assure that all assigned areas are properly cleaned and in good repair, reporting problems to the supervisor.
  • Make beds, following established cleaning procedures in all patient discharge rooms as assigned.
  • Obtain blood and blood products from the Blood Bank and return empty containers. Transports specimens to the lab.
  • Perform cleaning procedures in patient care areas, public access areas, and staff facilities including floors, furniture, draperies and equipment according to established procedures.
  • Provide ongoing general assistance to patient and unit staff including delivering mail and flowers, passing linen, nourishment and water according to established procedures.
  • Remove trash and linen from assigned areas, transporting hazardous waste according to established safety standards.
  • Replenish paper towels, toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and soap in all locations of assigned ares to assure adequate supply.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Retrieve non-narcotic medications from pharmacy and deliver to designated unit personnel.

Qualifications

Completion of high school or GED (General Equivalency Degree) program required. Minimum of one year of experience in a healthcare setting, preferably in a high risk environment. Requires the ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete housekeeping duties and the ability to use housekeeping equipment. Interpersonal ability necessary to apply required customer service principles provided through an in-house training program including dealing with patients, responding to patient requests and referring issues to appropriate team member. Basic analytical ability necessary to evaluate mutliple tasks and respond according to proper priority. May in the course of their duties be in room where medications are stored or may transport medications when they transport patients. Transportation of medication is limited from one department to another.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

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

Salary Range: $13.31 to $20.87

Union Position: No

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