Environmental Services Aide (Cleaning Specialist)- job post Avita Health System



Bucyrus, OH


Hospitality / Janitorial


Cleans all areas of the organization (hospital, physician clinics, etc.) by performing the following duties.






  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner in order to reflect the highest integrity of the Environmental Services Department.



  • Performs routine cleaning of patient rooms, nursing units, offices, and clinical areas, waiting areas, lobbies, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators and stairways in a clean, neat and sanitary manner.



  • Must be able to clean areas that may be highly infectious and use all proper PPE and safety precautions.



  • Ability to work in an environment with exposure to dust, cleaning chemicals, and other conditions related to a medical environment.



  • Ability to follow all infection control practices including handwashing techniques, standard precautions and isolation precautions.



  • Ability to appropriately dispose of medical waste products such as syringes, hand gloves, face masks, etc



  • Transports trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.



  • Ability to respond to emergencies in relations to a hospital environment.



  • Understand proper cleaning techniques for blood or other bodily fluids and disinfect area of contact.



  • Understands proper cleaning protocols of areas, rooms or offices exposed to bed bugs, fleas, or other insects.



  • Utilizes the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure.



  • Uses and maintains equipment properly.



  • Ability to arm and disarm clinic alarm systems.



  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.



  • Assists visitors with directions.



  • Always introduces self to patients, families and visitors.



  • Reports safety hazards as appropriate.



  • Replenishes supplies.



  • Completes work assignments in a timely manner.



  • Maintains set quality standards when performing job duties.



  • Works day, evening or night shift as assigned.



  • Ability to do work on his/her own with little or no direct supervision.



  • Observes safety precautions at all times.



  • Assure that no small or sharp objects or tools that may injure patients or visitors will be left out.



  • Cleaning carts must not be left unattended.



  • Environmental Services closets must remain locked at all times.



  • Maintain adequate lighting for good visibility.



  • Keep hallways and pathways clear of debris, cleaning equipment and tools.



  • Performs other duties as assigned.




  • Must be able to successfully complete an Essential Function Test (EFT) prior to employment.


  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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