Sutter Health SMCS-Environmental Service Technician in Sacramento, California

Position Overview:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Environmental Service Technician maintains a clean, attractive and safe environment in assigned areas by performing a variety of appropriate cleaning, transport, equipment handling, room set-up, trash removal, and linen handling duties.

Principal Accountabilities

Arranges various conference and meeting room furniture and support equipment. Operates a variety of manual, battery, and electrical housekeeping equipment (such as Vacuum Cleaners, Burnishers, Extractors, Scrubbers, Washers, Dryers, Carts, Trash Sterilizers, Compactors) to perform cleaning operations throughout the facility Handles chemicals and materials associated with cleaning (such as but not limited to soaps, solvents, waxes, stripping solutions, window and surface cleaners). Cleans a variety of surfaces (such as walls, floors, windows, ceilings, vents, carpet, tile, patient care equipment, beds, chairs, tables) in clinical and non-clinical environments (such as patient rooms, offices, conference rooms, break rooms, halls). Prepares linen for use and place on patient care equipment, removes and properly contains soiled linen, removes damaged linen from facility, and transports linen throughout the facility. Removes, transports and disposes of regular, biohazard, sharps, chemotherapy, and other waste products within and throughout the healthcare environment from origination point to disposal location.

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

High School Graduate or equivalent

Knowledge:

Knowledge of healthcare equipment and cleaning chemicals is preferred.

Experience:

Experience as an Environmental Services Technician in a healthcare setting is preferred.

Skills:

Able to prioritize and complete assigned tasks; Able to follow written and spoken instructions.

  • Use of related housekeeping equipment.

  • Knowledge of proper infection control and blood borne pathogens precautions procedures.

  • Knowledge of proper usage of body mechanics related to lifting/moving heavy items.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of special procedural precautions necessary for isolation room cleaning (i.e. MRSA, TB, etc.)

  • Knowledge of proper EVS Safety & Disaster and/or Emergency response procedures.

  • Knowledge of Sutter Health's Standards of Business Conduct.

  • Knowledge of proper customerer service and guest relations skills.

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: On-Call

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 8

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.