Environmental Services Aide
Req #: 43385
Part Time 3
Shift: Days
BGH Environmental Services
United Health Services Hospitals
Binghamton, NY
Weekly hours: 16
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Environmental Services Aide, BGH Hospital

United Health Services is seeking an Environmental Services Aide to join our Wilson Medical Center team in Binghamton, NY.

Shift: Days
Hours per week: 16
Salary range: $15.00 - $20.25/hour, depending on experience

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Environmental Services Aide Position Overview

The Environmental Services Aide is responsible to maintain an assigned area in a clean, safe and sanitary condition by following prescribed cleaning techniques. The Environmental Service Aide is also responsible for following all prescribed safety standards.

UHS Binghamton General Hospital holds 220 beds and provides general medical clinic services such as surgical, rehabilitative, and emergency care to the people of greater Binghamton. It offers 24-hour emergency care and operates such major regional programs as orthopedic surgery, bariatric care, wound care, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, chemical dependency treatment service, behavioral health program, sleep center and gastroenterology laboratory at our medical clinic.

Environmental Service Aide Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Demonstrates knowledge of, performs, and meets quality standards for routine daily floor care, waste/linen handling and cleaning of all assigned areas following prescribed 10 Step cleaning method.
  • Follows infection control guidelines to include Universal Precautions, isolation precautions, proper use of PPE and effective hand washing.
  • Follows all safety and guidelines while performing duties to include proper use of PPE, safe handling of chemicals, floor care equipment, linen/waste carts, furniture moving equipment, proper wet floor sign use and reporting of safety concerns.
  • Maintains all EVS Equipment, Supplies, Janitor Closets, EVS Equipment rooms, trash and linen chute rooms to required standards.
  • Changes cubicle curtains and drapes as needed.
  • Proper use of electronic devices for communication purposes, to include completing “patient flow” responsibilities for communicating with bed tracking system.
  • Performs meeting room set ups, office furniture moves, and bed moves as assigned.
  • Follows all regulatory requirements when handling, transporting and packaging regulated medical waste, municipal waste, linens and confidential paper.
  • Completes required logs and paperwork for all essential job duties.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and follows, department policies and procedures.

Position Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Ability to comprehend and follow oral and/or written instructions in order to follow and identify precautions, hazardous material labeling, and other safety related written materials.

Preferred:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. One to two years housekeeping/environmental services and floor care experience.

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

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United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Binghamton, a friendly and close-knit city in Broome County, offers beautiful and affordable homes in downtown, suburban and rural settings, as well as good public and private schools. Nightlife and cultural activities include craft breweries, restaurants and award-winning wineries. First Fridays celebrate local artists and there are frequent music and food festivals. Outdoor activities also abound, from skiing and golf to hiking, biking and more.