Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 162931-1A
Date Posted: Oct 6, 2020
Category: Service and Trades
Welcome to Winchester Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Winchester Hospital was the first hospital in Massachusetts to earn Magnet recognition, the American Nurses Association’s highest honor for nursing excellence, three times. It has since received the recognition a fourth time. As the northwest suburban Boston area’s leading provider of comprehensive health care services, the 229-bed facility provides care in general, bariatric and vascular surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, cardiology, pulmonary medicine, oncology, gastroenterology, rehabilitation, radiation oncology, pain management, obstetrics/gynecology and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.
About the Job
GENERAL SUMMARY: Assists Supervisor in maintaining a high quality standard by keeping him/her informed on the condition of all assigned areas and by assisting with training, supervising and motivating environmental services staff.
Exemplifies Winchester Hospital’s values and Service Excellence standards. Commits to making every encounter with our patients, patients’ family, co-workers, physicians and other customers the best that it can be.
Complies with all Winchester Hospital policies and the Code of Business Conduct. Maintains current tuberculosis testing. Takes responsibility for own safety as well as the safety of patients, patients’ family, co-workers, physicians and other customers.
Assures hospital and department policies and procedures are followed by all staff.
Accepts responsibility for a limited area, shift or task as assigned
Assumes responsibility for work area in the absence of the Supervisor
Assumes responsibility for the quality standard in his/her area
Assures all records, reports, and other required documentation is maintained.
Assures staff has adequate supplies to perform job duties.
Schedules project work and assigns to staff.
Participates in the following:
Mandatory training requirements as per hospital/department policy
Continuing education/inservices to enhance knowledge
Performance improvement initiatives
Orientation of new staff, students, and/or volunteers
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
High School Diploma
At least one year of experience in Environmental Services, preferably in health care environment.
Excellent communication and customer service skills required.
Basic computer knowledge in Microsoft Word, Excel and Meditech.
LICENSE, CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: None Required.
LIFE SUPPORT CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: None Required.
AGE SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Not Applicable
PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND VISUAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to push and pull beds, food carts, housekeeping carts, linen hampers, stretchers, and patient room furniture throughout the work shift.
Ability to lift and carry heavy loads such as full trash and linen bags throughout the work shift.
Ability to frequently bend, stoop, stretch, stand and walk.
Ability to operate cleaning equipment.
OSHA EXPOSURE: Job does involve possible exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
Reports to Manager of Environmental.
40 hours, evenings.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.