Environmental Service Aide Job Description

Environmental Service Aide Job Description

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Environmental service aide provides ongoing training to caregivers in the proper housekeeping procedures, including use of equipment, supplies and cleaning techniques.

Environmental Service Aide Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Selects materials, supplies, and equipment from designated areas
Cleans and polishes mirrors, stainless steel, brass, and other decorative materials as necessary
Proper mixture, storage and use of chemicals
Empties/relines soiled laundry, waste & RMW containers according to department procedures
Uses mechanical equipment & specialized processes to clean, strip, refinish & burnish hard-surface flooring
Cleans beds, blinds, ceilings, light fixtures, sinks, toilets, bathtubs, showers, walls, windows, wall tiles, ceiling and wall vents, televisions
Sweeps, dust mops and wet-mops hard and resilient floors of assigned areas according to procedures
Sanitizes and disinfects sinks, toilets, showers, bathtubs and other restroom fixtures and accessories
Disposes of waste and linen, including contaminated and/or pathological and chemotherapy waste according to procedures
Sets up and breaks down tables, chairs, lecture podiums, according to specifications

Environmental Service Aide Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Environmental Service Aide

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental service aide job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in General Education

Skills for Environmental Service Aide

Desired skills for environmental service aide include:

Cleaning techniques
Materials
Operation of manual and power equipment
Her age-specific needs
To provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures
Healthcare equipment and cleaning chemicals
Labeling as outlined in the Environment of Care Manual and the Environmental Service Aide Manual
Proper chemical mixture
Storage
Concepts of infection control within the work setting and the safe disposal of hazardous waste material within the workplace

Desired experience for environmental service aide includes:

Assist enrolled businesses in achieving green business recognition by performing in-depth phone consults, on-site Green Business evaluations, conducting trainings, recording environmental best management practices in place, and collecting documentation of Green Business practices
Assist in the development and maintenance of Green Business program standards, toolkits and resources
Update and contribute content to the Green Business website and managing content of the green business program’s social media channels including Facebook, blog, and newsletter
Assist in quantifying the environmental benefits achieved through adoption of green business practices and developing case studies to document the successes of local green businesses
Provide administrative support and perform other tasks as requested by the Green Business Coordinator and Toxics Reduction Senior Coordinator
In-person training with Department of Environment staff on SFGBP history, process, and GB content including measures, environmental components, metrics, sector checklists

Environmental Service Aide Examples

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Environmental Service Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental service aide. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for environmental service aide
  • Training on public speaking and how to successfully create visually dynamic presentations
  • Compliance overview to meet all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Reading resources for general overview of precautionary principle and toxics reduction
  • Opportunity to attend workshops, conferences, and trainings to gain an understanding of general environmental education and behavior change strategies
  • Work to maintain a safe, clean and well-organized environment for our patients, their family, visitors and staff
  • Follow the Seven Step Cleaning guidelines outlined in the Environmental Services Aide (ESA) Manual
  • Must sweep, damp mop and vacuum floors
  • Must be able to lift furniture, such as tables and chairs for special assignments
  • Removal of general, infectious waste and soiled linen
  • Completion of small moves
Qualifications for environmental service aide
  • Availability to work evenings and Saturdays
  • One year previous hospital or institutional cleaning experience is preferred
  • Elementary School Level Acceptable, High School Education preferred
  • Usage of cardboard bailer and trash compactor
  • Attend department and hospital meetings as scheduled
  • Complete additional projects or tasks as assigned by management
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Environmental Service Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental service aide. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental service aide
  • Develops exceptional patient satisfaction by consistently using established aseptic cleaning protocol and seeks to determine additional patient/customer needs to fulfill that demand
  • Promotes exceptional safety by appropriately marking the work area with safety signage and using designating chemicals
  • Ensures Exceptional Customer Satisfaction by guiding and leading co-workers in consistently using established aseptic cleaning protocol and seeks to determine additional patient/customer needs to fulfill that demand
  • Promotes Exceptional Safety by monitoring safety signage and evaluating traffic patterns in work areas
  • Ensures exceptional Clinical/Service outcomes by observing and utilizing prescribed sanitizing protocol and employing meticulous hand hygiene practices
  • Enhances Exceptional Employee Satisfaction by encouraging teamwork and exhibiting respect toward others
  • Contributes to Exceptional Physician Satisfaction by modeling courteous and responsive housekeeping service to the nursing and ancillary units in support of patient area cleaning
  • Produces Exceptional Financial performance by leading the completion of all tasks during the assigned shift time and practicing stewardship of productive time
  • Improves Exceptional Growth by guiding sanitation efforts that contribute to the effective/efficient turnover of patient rooms
  • Uses a variety of chemicals and equipment including (but not limited to) germicidal detergent, bleach, window cleaner, all purpose cleaner, bucket/wringer, vacuum cleaner, and a variety of hand tools
Qualifications for environmental service aide
  • Required - Current nursing student or health science student
  • Required – Must be enrolled in UAA, Charter College or Career Academy
  • Required - Current BLS card or within 90 days of hire
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs
  • Running to respond to patient emergencies
  • Able to walk, stand and bend for extended periods of time
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Environmental Service Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental service aide. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for environmental service aide
  • Patient Room cleaning,isoaltion room cleaning, office cleaning, bed washing, floor care,waste removal
  • Cleans, sanitizes and disinfects all areas of heath care facility
  • Able to follow written and spoken instructions
  • Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop, and twist
  • Lifting 50 lbs max
  • Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting
Qualifications for environmental service aide
  • Basic skill Set
  • Exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, communicate and follow simple instructions
  • Ability to present information in a one-on-one and/or small group situation
  • Mechanical aptitude to operate machines and equipment
  • Able to prioritize and complete assigned tasks
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Environmental Service Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an environmental service aide. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental service aide
  • Ability to lift up tp 50lbs
  • HS Diploma/GED Required and/or Equivalent work experience
  • Must be able to operate heavy equipment, such as, but not limited to, buffers, vauums, autoscrubbers, wetvacs
  • High School or GED or 6 months similar work experience required
  • Less than 2 years of environmental services experience or high school diploma/GED required
  • Previous Environmental Service or Housekeeping experience is preferred, but we are willing to train
Qualifications for environmental service aide
  • Ability to communicate in English to understand and respond to basic verbal and written English language instructions
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Occasionally required to sit or climb
  • Required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of department supplies and equipment
  • Occasionally may need to move supplies or equipment over 75 pounds

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