Utility - EVS, Environmental Services

Mercy Medical Center

Eligible for up to $2500 Signing Bonus!
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing essential Environmental Services functions throughout the hospital. Primary work will consist of trash/linen removal, biohazard waste removal, floor care, furniture care, surgical room cleaning, and morgue cleaning. All work is completed in a friendly, safe/sanitary way following infection control guidelines, universal precautions and directives from EVS Management Team.
Job Duties
  • Check and document hazardous storage area weekly.
  • Assist in room/event set-ups and teardowns.
  • Take supplies to the nursing areas from the EVS storeroom as needed.
  • Operate and remove a cardboard bale from the cardboard baler.
  • Clean up chemical spills within the hospital properly and safely.
  • Clean up construction projects, window washing, wall washing, and water leaks.
  • Complete room cleaning including chair cleaning, cubicle curtain, vents, and lights.
  • Fill in as a Housekeeper as needed.
  • Operate cleaning equipment including, steamer, carpet extractor, wet vacuum, chariot style floor vacuums and scrubbers.
  • Clean surgical room following established cleaning practices
  • Clean the morgue as needed following universal precautions
  • Pick up and dispense sharps containers throughout the hospital safely.
  • Empty and transport biohazard patient waste in a safe/sanitary way and to understand proper placement and manifesting of this material.
  • Empty and transport non-hazardous patient and office waste in a safe/sanitary way.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in fluent English.
  • Basic math skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Must maintain neat appearance and professional image.
  • The ability to use and demonstrate guest relation skills
  • Operates hospital provided communication (Vocera) professionally
  • Adapt to seeing and cleaning blood, body fluids and body waste
  • Hospital supplied scrubs will be worn in certain positions for infection control standards.
Professional Experience
  • Prior EVS, housekeeping and/or floor care preferred.
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • None

Location: Mercy Medical Center - Cedar Rapids · Environmental Services
Schedule: Full Time, Evening/Night, 3:00pm start time, every other weekend

Job ID: 83447

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