Housekeeper - Environmental Services (Shift: 11:00am-7:30pm) - #337533
Date: 07/22/2021 14:30 PM
City: Fayetteville, Arkansas
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
The role of the EVS Tech I is responsible for the daily cleaning of patient rooms, nursing stations, lounges, bathrooms, offices and other areas as assigned.
Washington Regional Culture Washington Regional Medical Center is our region’s only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work … and give back to each other. Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas - the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others – patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other – as we would want to be treated.
Core Cultural Competencies
Integrity/Honesty- Contributes to maintaining the integrity of the organization; displays high standards of ethical conduct and understands the impact of violating these standards to the organization, self, and others; is trustworthy
Interpersonal Skills -Shows understanding, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern; develops & maintains relationships; relates well to customers from varied backgrounds & situations; is sensitive to individual differences.
Team Building– Participates in group processes, fosters a cooperative environment, and works with others to achieve goals
Communication - Expresses information to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information; listens to others and responds appropriately
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
Stress Tolerance -Deals calmly and effectively in high stress situations
Flexibility -Is open to change and new information; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
Customer Service -Works with customers to assess needs, provides assistance, resolve problems, satisfy expectations to influence a positive outcome.
Conflict Management – Deescalates confrontations, disagreements, complaints, and grievances and resolves them in a constructive manner.
Credentials & Education Required
Technical Competence –Understands and appropriately applies procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise and maintains credibility with others on technical matters
Licenses/Certifications Required – N/A
Required Education & Experience - Not required. Healthcare cleaning experience is preferred. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Position requires the ability to interact in a positive manner with coworkers, patients and their families.
- This position has exposure to industrial strength cleanings chemicals, body fluids and communicable diseases.
- The majority of work time is spent standing and walking (approximately 80% of work time)
- Frequent lifting and carrying of up to 25-50-lbs.(approximately 20% of work time) is required.
- Frequent pushing and pulling of medical equipment and the EVS supply cart is required.
- Must have the ability to climb ladders.
- Must have ability to learn Teletracking software and use approved electronic devices.
- Must have a reasonable grasp of the English language with the ability to read, write and follow directions provided in English.
- The ability to perform other duties as assigned by EVS leadership.