Monday , January 30 2023

Environmental Service Aide – MGH Jobs

Website Massachusetts General Hospital

Job Description:

Under general supervision and following established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned areas. Including but not inclusive of the following areas: Offices, laboratories, public areas, outpatient areas and support areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and other restroom fixtures and accessories. Refills dispensers as required.
  • Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning.
  • Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathological and chemotherapy waste according to procedures. Relines receptacles with clean bags. Transports trash and linen to designated areas. Removes full needle boxes and replaces with empty ones.
  • Vacuums, spot cleans carpeted floors and weather mats.
  • Strips, cleans and remakes beds/stretchers upon patient discharge / transfer according to departmental procedures.
  • Dry dusts, damp dusts and washes horizontal and vertical surfaces, such as walls, doors, partitions, as well as ledges, pipes, corners, and other hard-to-reach surfaces using step stools or ladders as necessary.
  • Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor.
  • Occasionally helps to train new employees to perform assigned tasks.
  • Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas. Loads supplies onto cart and transports work cart to assigned areas.
  • Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures. May use autoscrubber or other types of powered equipment to clean or polish floors.
  • Assists in disaster response drills.
  • Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAA regulations.
  • Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans and performs simple maintenance on manual and/or powered equipment.
  • Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and other decorative materials as necessary. Removes graffiti.
  • Dusts, washes and polishes moveable and fixed furniture and equipment items such as tables, desks, file cabinets and waste receptacles as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
  • Understand oral instructions and follow printed label instructions in English.
  • Knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials, supply and chemical usage, and the operation of manual and power equipment.
  • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, crouch, lift, reach and stretch throughout the work day.
  • Push, pull, and move items weighing up to 75 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing approximately 30 pounds.
  • Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Occasional exposure to one or more hazardous conditions, such as low level radiation, infectious diseases, needle punctures, mildly toxic chemicals (acids and strong alkylines), biohazardous materials, odors, etc.
  • Intermittent exposure to extremely unpleasant cleaning tasks.

Job Details:

Company: Massachusetts General Hospital

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Boston, MA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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