Environ. Service Aide II 16Hrs Evenings Saturday/Sunday/Holidays. 3pm-11:30pm

    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Boston, MA 02108
    Similar jobs pay $11.00 - $15.02

    Job Description


    In addition to performing any or all of the tasks performed by the Environmental Services Aide I, this position performs project work not normally a part of the daily cleaning routine. This position also performs specialized cleaning procedures for critical care areas such as operating rooms, dialysis, emergency services and ICU's.


    • Completes work in assigned areas by cleaning, sanitizing, and polishing environmental surfaces according to departmental and hospital policies & procedures

    • Cleans (on a daily & routine basis) horizontal & vertical surfaces including (but not limited to) patient rooms, lavatories, offices, corridors, stairwells, elevators, treatment rooms, special care areas, conference rooms, locker rooms, lounges, and public areas

    • Uses a variety of chemicals and equipment including (but not limited to) germicidal detergent, bleach, window cleaner, all purpose cleaner, stripper, floor finish, bucket/wringer, floor machine, vacuum cleaner, carpet extractor, and a variety of hand tools

    • Empties/relines soiled laundry, waste & RMW containers according to department procedures. Contains & transports soiled laundry, waste & RMW to disposal site.

    • Cleans & prepares post-discharge patient rooms according to department procedures

    • Periodically removes & re-hangs window curtains & cubicle curtains

    • Uses mechanical equipment & specialized processes to clean, strip, refinish & burnish hard-surface flooring. Shampoos & extracts carpeting

    • Performs specialized cleaning in critical areas requiring aseptic technique and complex processes

    • Routinely moves furniture/equipment utilizing dollies and hand carts

    • Secures dysfunctional equipment against unauthorized use. Reports breakdowns to supervisor

    • Performs other similar or related duties that may be assigned or as necessary.

    • May be present in secure medication storage areas and are allowed incidental access to medications.

    Qualifications :

    HS Diploma or GED preferred.

    Basic ability to speak and understand English (oral & written)


    Requires physical ability to bend, stoop, reach & climb ladders. Must be able to lift in excess of 50 lbs several times per shift (e.g. waste & soiled laundry handling). Must be able to perform repetitive motions in the process of dry mopping, wet mopping, vacuuming, and hand scrubbing. Must be able to operate & control high-powered equipment.

    Requires moderate level of verbal communication skills to interact with patients, visitors & staff, often under stressful situations

    Requires technical knowledge of general & specialized cleaning procedures & products


    Modern, updated facilities with exposure to blood, vomit, feces, urine, dirt, fumes & odors

    • Denotes essential functions

    Posting ID: 555230149Posted: 2020-05-26