Environmental Svcs Assoc I - $500.00 Sign-On Bonus

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 171729-1A
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2021
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

Welcome To

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

JOB SUMMARY:       Contributes to the Hospital’s mission in service to our community by cleaning non-inpatient areas. This staff position will have an impact on patient and family members’ satisfaction as the cleanliness of the hospital directly impacts people’s perception of the organization and thoroughly cleaning surfaces is a key step toward infection control and prevention.




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

Other Skills/Knowledge:


·        Excellent customer service skills

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









On-call:  N/A

Schedule requirements:  Area assignment and schedule may vary based on department needs.  Holidays and weekend rotations required.

Travel requirements:   As needed for off site locations.

Other: Must be Eighteen (18) years of age or older.




·        Reporting relationship depends on the location and shift:

o   Off site location employees report to the off site Supervisor of Environmental Services

o   Evening and night shift employees report to evening shift Environmental Services supervisor

o   Day shift employees report to the day shift Environmental Services supervisor.

·        Not responsible for supervising the work of others.


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


·        Cleans non-inpatient areas.

·        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

·        Restocks paper products, trash bags and soap supplies throughout patient and public areas.

·        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.

·        Communicates with the Service Response Center on a regular basis to accept and close out tasks.

·        Maintains a clutter-free environment.

·        Assists in emergency situations throughout hospital following department specific requirements.

·        Remove curtains, launders and rehangs as needed.

·        Moves and empties shredding bins/bags

·        Set up and break down of conference room and other events, including set up of audio visual needs.

·        Monitors and replaces regulated medical waste (red bags / sharps) using infectious control procedures.

·        Clean and disinfect portable medical equipment and carts.

·        Disinfects keyboard, phones and medical equipment daily

·        Attends meetings and daily huddles.




40 hours

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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