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Environmental Service Attendant I

PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth

Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Environmental Service Attendant I for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Evening position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $17.82– $27.62. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the cleaning and sanitizing rooms, floors, fixtures and furnishings in assigned work area following established policies and procedures. Also responsible for performing other miscellaneous housekeeping duties such as replenishing supplies.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure that assigned areas are cleaned and disinfected according to departmental procedures. This may include dusting; mopping; vacuuming; spot cleaning carpets; washing walls, ceilings, furniture and fixtures; emptying trash; restocking supplies; washing and making beds.
  • May set up furniture in conference rooms.
  • Maintain housekeeping cart, restock paper receptacles, replace sharps containers, and orders supplies essential to the job. Clean and store equipment properly.
  • Respond to emergency cleaning needs or housekeeping requires in a timely manner.
  • In clinical areas, communicate with clinical personnel to determine priority of cleaning needs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma Preferred: or equivalent

Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year Preferred: Formal housekeeping experience and
  • Preferred: Experience in hospital or healthcare setting

Credentials

  • May be required: Drivers License

Skills

  • Basic verbal and written communication skills (Required)
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision (Required)
  • Strong customer service skills (Required)
  • Basic computer skills (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

SJMC & Columbia Network:

  • Based on business needs and management approval, sometimes uses lead access to CareConnect.
  • Based on position assignment including travel to offsite locations, may be required to maintain a current unrestricted Driver's License.

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Continuous moving around area.
  • Continuous simple grasping.
  • Frequent pushing/pulling: 36 lbs. initial force. 26 lbs. sustained force.
  • Frequent reaching/ bending/ stooping.
  • Lifting: Frequent 10 lbs.-25 lbs. Seldom 26 lbs.-50 lbs.
  • Occasional carrying up to 20 lbs.
  • Occasional squatting/ kneeling.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.
  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.