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Environmental Services Coordinator

Richmond, VA, United States

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Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Parham Doctors’ Hospital is a 200-bed acute-care facility serving Central Virginia. Our hospital offers orthopedics, spine surgery, bariatric surgery, behavioral health care, inpatient rehabilitation, emergency services, podiatry, sleep services, primary care, an occupational health and travel clinic, and outpatient surgery.

Parham Doctors’ Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades as America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™ and Joint Replacement Awards™. These distinctions put Parham Doctors’ Hospital in the top 5% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide


The Environmental Services Coordinator will: 

 
  • Responsible for thoroughly cleaning all areas assigned to include patient rooms, exam rooms, offices, bathrooms, ancillary areas, public areas, and other areas that may be assigned using approved cleaners and disinfectants.
  • Ensure that all trash and linen is emptied and that containers are inspected for cleanliness in assigned areas.
  • Inspect vents, horizontal and vertical surfaces in assigned areas for cleanliness and dust/clean by assigned schedule or as needed.
  • Check all soap, hand sanitizer, lotion, paper towel and toilet paper dispensers and fill as necessary.
  • Clean all high touch surfaces as listed on work schedule such as: door knobs/handles, light switches, bed rails, telephones, over bed tables, etc.
  • Keep equipment and supplies clean, organized and in good working condition.
  • Report any problems with equipment or supplies to immediate supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director or designee.
  • Attends General Hospital Orientation within 30 days of hire.
  • Participates in Departmental Orientation.
  • Be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, and to frequently push, pull, squat, and bend. Be able to climb a ladder up to 6 feet. Is able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds and periodically lift as much as 100 pounds (can be a team effort).
  • Comply with all HIPAA guidelines and ensure you remain confidential at all times keeping all confidential information confidential.
 

Safety/Regulatory/Ethics

  • Report any hazards or unsafe conditions to supervisor.
  • Always use wet floor signs when mopping or when a slip, trip or fall hazard exists.
  • Keep Carts and Closets clean, organized and complaint with regulatory guidelines (i.e. – carts never left unattended, nothing stored within 18” of ceiling, no boxes on the floor, closets kept locked when not in use, trash covered, solid waste not commingled with medical, hazardous, or pharmaceutical waste).
  • 100% compliance with hand washing expectations/policies.
  • 100% compliance with training/education requirements including health stream and annual competencies.
  • 100% compliance with annual health screening requirements under the guidelines of employee/occupational health.
  • Report maintenance/repair needs to supervisor and/or appropriate person.
  • Demonstrates understanding of safety, Infection Control, Hazardous Material Handling and proper use of chemicals and supplies.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Fire, Disaster, and other Emergency codes.
  • Maintain security of all medications by helping to ensure that ALL medications are stored in a locked/secure area at HCA facilities. Access to secure areas containing medications is restricted to ONLY employees needing to access them in order to fulfill routine job duties.  When job duties require access to these areas, it is your personal responsibility to ensure the security of medications by NEVER leaving the area unlocked when unattended. Security must be maintained at ALL times. Do NOT leave medications unattended for any reason.  NEVER allow individuals to access these areas unless you are sure they are authorized to be there.   
  • Complete all required logs 100% of the time.

 

Supervisor/Coordinator

  • Leads by example to include strictly adhering to departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
  • Treat all staff in the department with dignity and respect regardless of the situation.
  • Able to write out work schedules and make adjustments in emergency situations.
  • Effectively communicates work assignments and expectations to staff.
  • Train and develop staff on all aspects of job responsibility.
  • Provide consistent daily positive and constructive feedback to staff in a respectful manner.
  • Understand floor care daily and periodic maintenance in order to appropriately assign and oversee work.
  • Makes rounds to ensure quality of service and quality of work.
  • Responsible and Accountable to supervise day to day Environmental Services Operations.
  • Conduct quality assurance rounding to include documented: staff observations, patient surveys, customer surveys, discharge inspections, terminal cleaning log audits.
  • Monitors bed throughput and ensures that all discharges are being cleaned accordingly.
  • Seeks manager or director for help when needed.
  • Assist staff in the department with the workload by physically helping with work when needed.
  • Answer departmental on call phone and address and follow up on all requests.
  • Disperse keys, pagers, assignments as needed to ensure hospital needs are met and collect at end of shift..
  • Consistently thanks staff and make recommendations of staff that deserve rewards or recognition.
  • Report any staff and/or non-compliance issues to supervisor.
  • Act as on Duty Director in cases of emergency when leading the department alone.
  • Lead team huddles.
  • Manage supplies and equipment ensuring proper inventories of supplies and care of equipment.
  • Oversee adherence to all policies including: Human Resources, Departmental, Safety, Regulatory Compliance and other hospital policies.
  • Perform other duties including the duties of an Associate I and/or II (Floor tech or OR) when assigned.
  • Service as patient advocate and customer service representative for department.
  • Complete all administrative duties such as shift reports, logs, inspection reports, etc.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE:

Required –  2 – 3 years proficient Health Care housekeeping; leadership ability; excellent communication skills.

 
 
EDUCATION:

Required –  High School Diploma or equivalent; excellent oral and written communication skills, leadership ability.

Preferred –  Will consider work experience in lieu of education.


HOURS:

  • FT
  • No Weekends
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Facility: Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Job ID: 00448-47302
Category: Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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