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Environmental Services Technician (Flex)

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Job Title Environmental Services Technician (Flex) Location Scranton, PA Job Category Environmental Services Schedule Per Diem Work Type Part time Department JM-GCMC Environmental Services Night Shift Team Date posted 11/18/2022 Job ID R-40948

Job Summary

Performs a variety of healthcare environmental services (EVS) duties to enhance the healthcare environment by maintaining the location assigned. Follows special healthcare cleaning and trash handling techniques as required, ensuring professional and appropriate service standards while performing the job. Ensures the very best patient/family/ customer experience by optimizing all customer interactions.

Job Duties

  • ​Cleans and disinfects patient and non-patient facing areas, departments and spaces.
  • Handles various waste streams to include but not limited to; municipal waste and recyclable waste.
  • Wears standard personal protective equipment as required.
  • Follows procedures for the proper use of hospital approved products utilized in the cleaning and disinfection processes.
  • Places the appropriate signage in an area to indicate cleaning is occurring and floor is wet to reduce the risk of falls.
  • Reports identified facility repairs as directed or observed, according to current established policy or procedure.
  • Utilizes mobile technology to ensure compliance with bed management procedures and other environmental services functions that are performed daily.
  • Performs detailed cleaning to include but not limited to; high dusting, walls, ceilings, tracks, vents and lights.
  • Collects soiled linen and transports to hospital staging area for vendor pickup as applicable.
  • All EVS Staff who enter Medication Rooms (Where Applicable) must receive mandatory education on proper Medication Room protocol.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

  • This is a Flex position (per diem). Night Shift hours as needed, based on department staffing needs.
  • Click here to learn about our Geisinger EVS team: https://jobs.geisinger.org/evs

Education

High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Preferred)

Skills

Communication; Spill Management; Infection Control; Disease Management; Healthcare Regulatory Environment; Teamwork

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities.

KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves.

EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence.

LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow.

INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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