Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Part time
Day Shift

Provides environmental support to the hospital and predominantly to nursing units to ensure a safe and clean environment. The priority is for room preparation for admitted, transferred and discharged patients. Responsible for daily cleaning and paper and soap supplies for patient rooms, units, nursing stations, lounges, lavatories, public restrooms, offices and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the environmental services department.
Collects and transports refuse from individual containers. Cleans and relines individual refuse containers with plastic bags. Collects refuse from high use areas multiple times if needed.Maintains isolation precautions as indicated. Recognizes role in infection control.Performs routine cleaning and routine freshening per protocols.Completes terminal cleaning upon patient discharge. Follows 10-step process (routine and discharge). Polishes metal or other bright surfaces. Scours metal or other bright surfaces. Cleans horizontal and vertical surfaces that collect dust - cleans from top down. Cleans tops of windows, door frames and other high places using ladder when necessary. Washes sinks and other plumbing fixtures (toilets, showers, urinals). Replaces items such as paper towels, soap, toilet paper. Spot cleans walls and windows, washes walls and ceilings. Cleans spills. Responds promptly during urgent/emergency situations. Follows 4 step process to clean floors and carpets. Thoroughly sweeps floors under elevated furnishings. Mop floors as needed, using wet floor signs. Vacuums and spot cleans carpets. Every third room, or as needed, cleans brooms, changes cleaning solution and mop water.Utilizes detergents, disinfectants, polishes and finishes appropriately. Follows MSDS guidelines.Safely utilizes equipment. Takes broken equipment out of service and notifies manager. Reports missing items prior to end of shift. Signs out pagers at beginning of shift and returns at end. Uses standard precautions at all times. Able to locate and demonstrate appropriate use of personal protective equipment and safety equipment such as gloves, gowns, masks/eye shields Utilizes good body mechanics when lifting, pushing or pulling patients or objects.

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Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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