Environmental Svcs Assoc II

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 152416-1A
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2019

Job Description

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Winchester Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job



Preferred:  High school diploma or G.E.D.


Required: Experience in a position that demonstrated strong customer service skills 

Preferred:  Experience operating cleaning equipment.

Other Skills/Knowledge:

Required:  For safety and quality reasons, must be able to effectively communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors, and fellow members of the hospital team.

As part of Guest Services/Environmental Services team, this position:

  • Cleans all areas of the hospital, which includes but is not limited to patient rooms, medication and storage areas, hallways and staff areas, waiting areas, utility rooms and restrooms. 
  • Introduces oneself when appropriate with customer groups.  Represents the hospital professionally by wearing a visible name tag and neat uniform.  Is respectful of the patient’s privacy and personal items.
  • Initiates the seven step cleaning process when cleaning a patient room, which includes trash/recycling, high dusting, damp wiping, cleaning restrooms, dust mopping, damp mopping, bed making and final room inspection
  • Completes more thorough cleaning of hard surfaces including burnishing and buffing, stripping and waxing floors, scrubbing and recoating floors
  • Completes more thorough cleaning of carpet and upholstering including carpet cleaning and extraction.
  • Set up and break down of conference room and other events, including set up of audio visual needs.
  • Communicates with the Service Response Center on a regular basis to accept and close out tasks
  • Remove curtains, launder and rehang as needed
  • Operate and empty cardboard baler
  • Completes more detailed dusting and vent cleaning
  • Addresses pest control needs, when applicable
  • Strips rooms of hazards for patient watches
  • Monitors and replaces regulated medical waste (red bags / sharps) in patient areas using infectious control procedures.
  • Assists in emergency situations throughout hospital following department specific requirements
  • Maintains a clutter-free environment
  • Cleans elevators and tracks
  • Restocks paper products, trash bags and soap supplies throughout patient and public areas
  • Moves and empties shredding bins/bags
  • Cleans and disinfects portable medical equipment and carts.
  • Attends staff meetings and huddles, offering suggestions and contributing to the collaborative team approach.


3pm - 11:30pm, include every other weekend and holiday roatation

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.