Swedish Health Services Environmental Services Technician in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Environmental Services Technician (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to work in Environmental Services at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.
This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team that maintains the physical environment of the hospital at the highest level of cleanliness, both from an appearance and infection control standpoint. This position is responsible for continuously demonstrating proficiency in both basic and more complex or advanced cleaning techniques and supply stocking that would be used in patient, staff, office, clinic, surgical or visitor areas. Able to demonstrate proficiency in ability to work in areas that require advanced cleaning techniques such as Surgery, Labor & Delivery, NICU, Emergency Room (on shifts/situations, campuses where caregivers work in multiple areas) and Floorcare.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Demonstrate consistent competency in basic core skills such as dusting, mopping, vacuuming, trash and linen removal.
Clean patient, staff, office and support areas following established infection control and cleaning procedures resulting in quality outcomes.
Physical appearance of assigned area, following cleaning, is neat, organized and appropriate to the use of the room. (Office furniture, patient room furniture, proper placement of Critical Use Equipment, exam and waiting areas are neatly and correctly placed.).
Demonstrate consistent competency in advanced skills necessary to maintain surgical and labor suites; including cleaning of Critical Use Equipment, dis-assembling, cleaning and reassembling of surgery tables, LDRP beds, Jacuzzi Tubs, giraffe and isolates.
Operate assigned equipment, (floor machines, buffers, etc.) safely and report problems or needed repairs quickly.
Required qualifications for this position include:
HS Diploma or GED within six months of hire
1 year of customer service experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Vocational training and certification will also be considered
1 year of experience in housekeeping or janitorial/custodial work in a healthcare/long term care setting or hotel setting
About the Cherry Hill Campus:
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.
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Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Environmental Services
Work Locations: Cherry Hill Prof Office Bldg (WA196) 550 16th Ave Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 294001
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