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Supervisors - Environmental Services Technicians-Housekeepers

Cobb Hospital • Austell, Georgia • Various Shift • Full Time • JR-4317


The Supervisors - Environmental Services Technicians-Housekeepers is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses – are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.

  • Full Time
  • Various Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Supervisors - Environmental Services Technicians-Housekeepers:

  • Collaborative
  • Time Efficient
  • Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Facility: Cobb Hospital

Environmental Services Technicians-Housekeepers- Supervisors

Days/Evenings and Nights

This critical role provides the full range of support necessary for regular, terminal, and isolation cleaning. A key part of this role's accountability is to ensure compliance standards are maintained during the cleaning of hospital specialty areas ( i.e. Operating Room Suites, CATH Labs, GI Labs, VARU, Pharmacy Compounding Lab, Vascular, Labor and Delivery Suites, etc.). More general duties include the following; 1) Proper removal, placement and transporting of waste (i.e. Solid, Chemotherapy, Bio-Hazard, Pharmaceutical, & Hot), recyclables, and other regulated materials; 2) Proper use of Ultra Violet Light devices; and 3) Changing out, removal and replacement of containers (Sharps, Pharmacy Waste, Bio-Hazard, & Chemo Therapy). Since this role is extremely visible to all stakeholders, the incumbent must have good customer service and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with staff members, guests, patients and their families. Individuals will be trained and authorized to handle the proper duties in their assigned areas.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Safety Infection Prevention

- Performs the full range of restroom cleaning and complete patient room cleaning. Always following the cleaning protocol as determined by room, area, location type, i.e. regular room cleaning, terminal cleaning, isolation room cleaning, etc.
- Follows infection prevention protocols, knowledgeable of and selects the proper chemicals to accomplish cleaning task(s)
- Performs the full range of routine type cleaning tasks such as maintenance of wall, doors, glass/windows, furniture, equipment, floors to include dust mopping, wet mopping, corners, edges, base coves, kick plates, etc.
- The proper removal of trash and linen, ensuring that waste streams guidelines and protocol is followed based on waste type, i.e. solid waste, bio-waste, chemotherapy waste, pharmaceutical waste, etc.
- Consistently uses correct personal protective equipment (PPE) and donning and doffing techniques to ensure personal safety and that of others.
- Consistently uses proper lifting techniques to avoid personal injury.
- Comply with all hospital and department rules, policies and procedures.
- Follow all protocol for proper and safe us of Ultra Violet Light equipment
- Places proper type, size and number of replacement liners in waste containers and complete proper tie off as required. Teamwork

- Work with special project team and/or projects as assigned by supervisor.
- Participate in performance improvement projects as required Customer Service

- Always exhibit a positive disposition when greeting and supporting staff members, patients, and visitors.
- Consistently practices great customer service shills and interpersonal skills when interacting with patients, patient family members, guest and co-workers.
- Consistently practices skills and behaviors that support efforts toward “World Class Service” Communication

- Documents daily assignments completed. Adjusts to staff shortages and covers other assigned areas.
- Uses Epic system to maintain productive flow of beds and patients. Logs in and out as required.

Required Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent Preferred

Required Minimum Experience:

Some experience Preferred and basic computer skills required.

Required Minimum Skills:

The ability to speak fluent English must possess the ability to read, write and understand simple instructions in English, The satisfactory completion of the Departmental Training Program must be accomplished during the first thirty (30) days of employment.

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