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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Environmental Service Tech - Housekeeping in Downers Grove, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:Our Environmental Service Associate works on a variety of assigned units and/or public access areas and is a key contributor in our goal of reducing the spread of disease/illness by strict adherence to thorough cleaning and disinfecting procedures. The EVS associate positively impacts patient, visitor and associates confidence in a safe clinical environment.**Exposure to disease/illness, cleaning chemicals and electrical equipment is part of this vital position in our healthcare ministry.Clean/disinfects assigned area(s) by washing walls, doors, door frames, ceilings, patient televisions, windows, furniture, tile, fixtures, appliances, floors, and equipment.Customer Satisfaction - Demonstrates a commitment to satisfying customer needs and exceeding customer expectationsUse appropriate procedures following patient dischargesSelect cleaning materials and supplies appropriate to the job.Prepares detergents, germicidal solutions and other cleaning/disinfecting solutions according to established formulas. Sweeps, dust mops, and wet mop floor areas and spot cleans carpets, shampoos furniture, carpets and rugsMove equipment and furniture for cleaning, rearrangement and/or relocation in accordance with applicable floor plans, after cleaning assigned area(s)Collects and/or distributes soiled and/or clean linens, collects trash and/or waste from all areas of the hospital, as requiredREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experienceBasic computer skills preferredJob responsibilities involve walking, standing, bending, climbing and lifting throughout the work day**Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.JOIN ADVOCATE HEALTH CARE - RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST PLACES TO WORK IN ILLINOIS!