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Banner Health Housekeeping EVS Associate in Phoenix, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Phoenix, Arizona

Department Name:

Environmental Svcs-Hosp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Facilities

You have a place in the health care industry. There’s more to health care than IV bags and trauma rooms. We support all staff members as they find the path that is right for them. If you’re looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Health. Apply today.

Come join Banner University Medical Center - Phoenix Environmental Services department, fast paced work environment. Bring your compassion for providing a clean, sanitize and safe environment. As an EVS Associate you will be joining a cohesive well-oiled team that we like to call family! The Banner University Environmental Services team is a high performing, close knit and diverse group of men and women. As a member of the environmental service team you will ensure the safety, health, and high morale of patients, visitors and staff by helping to provide a clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing environment with minimal interference to others. You will be performing a wide range of tasks such as dusting, mopping, scrubbing, disinfecting, vacuuming and polishing according to department policy and procedures.

As an Environmental Services Team Associate, you will be an important part of the overall patient experience, by helping to provide a safe, comfortable environment for our patients. You will be ensuring that proper infection control and safety procedures are followed.

Shift Details:

Full Time / 40 hours per week / Day Shift 7AM - 3:30PM

Weekends and Holidays are Required

Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

Note: This position may be required to work near COVID-19 patients or work inside a COVID-19 Unit.

Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefits to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet™ recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position performs all cleaning of patient rooms and/or assigned areas. Works as a member of the environmental service team to ensure the safety, health, and high morale of patients, visitors and staff by helping to provide a clean, safe, and aesthetically pleasing environment with minimal interference to others.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Performs a variety of assigned cleaning tasks, including dusting, mopping, scrubbing, disinfecting, vacuuming and polishing according to departmental policy and procedures. Must plan the completion of these tasks daily.

  2. Empties hampers and transports of soiled linen. Empties trash containers and removes all trash. Empties all medical waste containers, including sharps.

  3. Inventories, restocks and replenish supplies such as toilet tissue, paper towels, hand soap, etcetera, located in all assigned areas of the facility.

  4. Maintains cleanliness of departmental equipment and notifies appropriate personnel as repairs become necessary. Protects equipment from damage by proper use; properly logs out and in equipment that has been used.

  5. May perform special projects such as: windows washing, wall washing, removing heavily soiled items or furnishings.

  6. Responds to questions and requests from patients, staff and visitors. Meets or exceeds goals for customer service satisfaction.

  7. Under regular supervision, this position has responsibility at an assigned facility/area only. Internal customers include facility staff, physicians, nurses, patients, visitors, supervisors, managers, and executives. External customers include visitors, patients, and employees from other company and non-company facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Requires the ability to work independently and as part of a team without continuous supervision. Must be able to interpret and respond to verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with others by phone and verbally. Must be able to read and understand material safety data sheets and instructions for mixing and use of cleaning chemicals, and able to fill out chemical identification stickers. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or the Whole Health Clinic must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

For incumbents assigned to the Crisis Response Center (CRC), additional requirements apply: Must be able to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must obtain fingerprint card as defined in Arizona Revised Statute (A.R.S.) 36-425.03 and state licensing rule R9-10-1011(A)(4).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Previous related experience and familiarity with environmental services equipment and cleaning techniques is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

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