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Providence Health & Services Environmental Services Technician in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Environmental Services Technician (Per Diem/Evening shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

We are seeking a Environmental Services Technician who will perform cleaning duties in alignment with the vision and Core Values of the organization and according to pre-established schedules and infection control guidelines. The EVS Technician will maintain assigned patient and non-patient areas in a clean, safe and sanitary condition at all times.

In this position you will:

  • Support and carry out the Core Values on a daily basis

  • Clean assigned areas according to established standards and 7-step cleaning process

  • Perform occupied and discharge room cleaning per departmental and infection control standards

  • Perform surgical post case and terminal cleaning

  • Clean isolettes according to proper procedure

  • Sweep, dust, vacuum, and mop in assigned areas using appropriate equipment

  • Stock disposable supplies, i.e., paper, plastic, soap, hand sanitizer

  • andle biohazard waste appropriately

  • Handle biohazard waste appropriately

  • Arrange and/or moves furniture in patient and non-patient care areas according to room setup

  • Scrub, strip, wax and buff floors utilizing automatic and multi-speed floor machines and other specialized equipment

  • Ensure equipment is working prior to use

  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing cleaning tasks and entering isolation rooms

  • Ensure Maxislide sheets are available in all in-patient rooms

  • Operate Xenex UV Disinfection robot in a safe and knowledgeable manner

  • Document and report items/equipment needing repair and hazardous conditions requiring correction

  • Stock supply cart for assigned areas with proper equipment needed to complete assigned shift

  • Maintains record of daily cleaning task assignment/checklist and ensures its completion

  • Ensure that the Epic bed tracking system procedure is followed (obtaining pager, logging in to system, putting oneself on break, logging out of system)

  • Collect trash and/or soiled linen from assigned areas within the units/departments

  • Perform room setups according to the daily event schedule and confirmed diagrams on weekends

  • Operate compactors and baler in a safe manner

  • Change privacy curtains

  • Operate washing machine and dryer

  • Deliver supplies to satellite storerooms and restock supplies in main storeroom

  • Maintain cleanliness of outside entrances, patios, sidewalks, parking structure elevator

  • Maintain cleanliness of elevators and stairwells

  • Keep Lead and/or EVS Supervisor informed of status of assignments, in advance of the end of the shift

  • Maintain communication with Lead and/or EVS Supervisor of any issues, problems that may arise

  • Actively participate in daily and weekly huddles and monthly department meetings and inservices

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Requires enough basic education to understand and follow standard practice or oral and written instructions, able to ready and write, use simple arithmetic, keep simple records, or use simple office machines

  • Ability to understand and follow standard practice or oral and written instructions

  • Able to ready and write

  • Able to use simple arithmetic

  • Able to keep simple records

  • Able to use simple office machines

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 6 months experience in Healthcare or Nursing Home

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 245017

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