Environmental Service Aide I / 27.5 hours / Evenings

    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Charlestown, MA 02129
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    Job Description


    Under general supervision and following established procedures, performs a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of assigned areas. Including but not inclusive of the following areas: Offices, laboratories, public areas, outpatient areas and support areas.

    • Occasionally helps to train new employees to perform assigned tasks.
    • Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas. Loads supplies onto cart and transports work cart to assigned areas.
    • Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures. May use autoscrubber or other types of powered equipment to clean or polish floors.
    • Dry dusts, damp dusts and washes horizontal and vertical surfaces, such as walls, doors, partitions, as well as ledges, pipes, corners, and other hard-to-reach surfaces using step stools or ladders as necessary.
    • Dusts, washes and polishes moveable and fixed furniture and equipment items such as tables, desks, file cabinets and waste receptacles as required.
    • Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and other decorative materials as necessary. Removes graffiti.
    • Vacuums, spot cleans carpeted floors and weather mats.
    • Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion after cleaning.
    • Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and other restroom fixtures and accessories. Refills dispensers as required.
    • Strips, cleans and remakes beds/stretchers upon patient discharge / transfer according to departmental procedures.
    • Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathological and chemotherapy waste according to procedures. Relines receptacles with clean bags. Transports trash and linen to designated areas. Removes full needle boxes and replaces with empty ones.
    • Reports facility repair needs to the immediate supervisor.
    • Returns unused supplies to designated areas and cleans and performs simple maintenance on manual and/or powered equipment.
    • Empties and transports recycle containers. Processes recycled paper according to HIPAA regulations.
    • Assists in disaster response drills.

    Qualifications :

    • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
    • Understand oral instructions and follow printed label instructions in English.
    • Knowledge of cleaning techniques, materials, supply and chemical usage, and the operation of manual and power equipment.
    • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, crouch, lift, reach and stretch throughout the work day.
    • Push, pull, and move items weighing up to 75 pounds, occasionally lifting items weighing approximately 30 pounds.
    • Interpersonal skills to exchange information courteously with patients, visitors, or office staff.
    • Occasional exposure to one or more hazardous conditions, such as low level radiation, infectious diseases, needle punctures, mildly toxic chemicals (acids and strong alkylines), biohazardous materials, odors, etc.
    • Intermittent exposure to extremely unpleasant cleaning tasks.
    Posting ID: 554844410Posted: 2020-05-27