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Environmental Service Aide - OAKMH - Housekeeping Full Time (Open)

Company: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Location: Kaplan
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

This job cleans and services areas such as guest, patient, public, clinical and administrative areas. Responsible for maintaining a clean and aseptic environment.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.EducationRequired -None (Ability to read, write and speak/understand verbal communication in English in order to follow instructions and perform daily tasksPreferred- High school diploma or equivalentWork ExperienceRequired -Experience in operating environmental services equipment (including dust mop, wet mop, bucket and wringer, spray bottles, and dustpan)Preferred- 1 year relevant experienceKnowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to read, write and speak / understand verbal communication in English in order to follow instructions and perform daily tasks.
  • Basic knowledge of housekeeping, cleaning and cleaning equipment/supplies.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule when needed.
  • Ability to listen and take direction and complete job tasks with minimal supervision.Job Duties
    • Maintains assigned area in a clean and aseptic manner.
    • Maintains Environmental closet and equipment in a clean, aseptic and orderly manner.
    • Assists with restock of cafe and bar (where necessary).
    • Assists with special cleaning projects and room turnover.
    • Follows all current Joint Commission / CMS regulations pertaining to Environment of Care and Cleaning requirements.Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.Physical and Environmental DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.Must be able to work with and around chemicals, both acidic and alkaline in nature, including but not limited to butyl ingredients.Duties performed routinely require exposure to blood, body fluid and tissue.The incumbent works in a patient care area; works in an area where patients enter; works directly with patients; and/or works with specimens that could contain diseases. There may be an occupational risk for exposure to all communicable diseases.Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

Keywords: Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Lafayette , Environmental Service Aide - OAKMH - Housekeeping Full Time (Open), Hospitality & Tourism , Kaplan, Louisiana

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