Mercy Medical Center Clinton Environmental Care Technician in Silver Spring, Maryland
The Environmental Care Technician performs housekeeping duties for the hospital’s Environmental Services Department. Assigned to work with Assistant Director of Environmental Services or the Housekeeping Supervisor on a regular basis. On evenings and weekends could also receive direction from the Evening Supervisor as assigned by the Assistant Director of Environmental Services. May also be assigned at times to receive guidance and instruction from the Nursing Department.
Environmental Care Technician is guided by basic knowledge of cleaning techniques and procedures, operation and use of department equipment and supplies. Responsible for the timely, courteous, and competent services rendered in a safe manner for patients, visitors, and hospital staff. Accepts additional assignments related to support functions as is needed to provide service excellence to patients, visitors, and hospital staff.
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.
Minimum Licensure/Certification Required (if applicable):
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.
Knowledge: Ability to read and comprehend instructions in writing and orally.
Skills: Ability to read and write information in English regarding Duty list, Instructional information, and policies and procedures. Ability to use alphanumeric pager and telephone. Customer service core competencies for ability to deal directly with patients, their families, visitors, and hospital staff. Able to work independently.
Experience: Some on-the job experience as a housekeeper in Healthcare, Hotel, or Commercial cleaning preferred.
Equipment: Good physical condition and a general ability to work with hand and power tools.
Physical Requirements : The worker is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body. The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
Visual Acuity : The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.)
Environmental Conditions : Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Reports directly to respective Environmental Services Supervisor and/or Manager assigned to their specific area within the work schedule or to the Administrative Coordinator in absence of departmental supervisory personnel.
Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
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Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 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.
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Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
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