In this position, the OR Environmental Services Technician performs a variety of detailed terminal cleaning of evasive and non-evasive surgical/procedure rooms, routine cleaning tasks and maintains assigned work area and equipment in a safe, orderly, and sanitary condition at all times.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Cleaning and Disinfecting Evasive and non-Evasive Rooms
Duties consistent with terminal cleaning and disinfection of surgical suites and procedure rooms, but not limited to disinfecting all surfaces, emptying trash, cleaning of sinks, counter areas, shower and toilet, dusting, mopping and vacuuming, and restocking paper products
Duties include the use UV Light Technology in disinfecting evasive or non-evasive rooms
Duties include following ASHES recommended practice around Terminal Cleaning Methodology
Duties include following Center for Dieses Control Two-Step Cleaning process
Duties include the use of required and proper PPE (Level C)
Duties include a clear understanding of the use and types of different disinfectants
Cleaning and Disinfecting Isolation Patient Rooms
Duties consistent with cleaning and disinfection of isolation dismissal units, but not limited to disinfecting all surfaces, emptying trash, cleaning of sinks, counter areas, shower and toilet, dusting, mopping and vacuuming, and restocking paper products
Cleaning and Disinfecting Patient Rooms and Dismissal Units
Duties consistent with cleaning patient rooms or dismissal units are including but not limited to disinfecting all surfaces, emptying trash, cleaning of sinks, counter areas, shower and toilet, dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and restocking paper products
Cleaning Public Areas and Project Work
Duties consist of disinfecting all public areas such as waiting areas, public restrooms - including sinks, toilets, spot washing walls, damp mop, and refill paper products, stairwells –which should consist of trashing areas, damp disinfecting all areas, spot wash walls, and damp disinfecting of handrails, replacement of blinds and shampooing carpets, buffing or waxing of floors in areas where needed
Disposal of Regular and Biohazardous Waste and Linen
Responsible for knowledge of proper procedure for separating regular waste versus biohazardous waste, proper disposal of needles, and storage of clean and dirty linen
Cleaning of Ancillary Areas/Team Cleaning
Duties consist of wearing back pack vacuum, cleaning restrooms, trashing areas and damp disinfecting (Examples of Ancillary Areas: Lab, Pharmacy, Surgery Plus, Radiology, Administrative Offices, Central Supply, Kitchen, Café, plus any other assigned duties for these areas)
Departmental Service Pager Communication
Duties consist of a working knowledge of carrying and utilizing the Environmental Service Pager. Answer all service calls in an appropriate manner and with the utmost professionalism.
Internal Number: 576232
About SCL Health
MissionWe reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.VisionInspired by our faith, •We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner. •We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settings and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability. •We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values. ValuesCaring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates. Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.