Company: Sutter Health
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa is located in the heart of
Northern California's famous wine country, just 50 miles north of
San Francisco and 30 minutes from the beautiful Pacific Coast.
Providing quality health care services to the residents of Sonoma
County for over 130 years, Sutter Medical Center Santa Rosa has 135
licensed beds and serves a population of more than 130,000 people.
Centers of excellence include: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac
Surgery, Women's and Children's Services, and Level III NICU.
Working under the direction of the Environmental Services
Manager and Supervisor, Operations Manager or other supervisory or
lead personnel, the Service Assistant assures the cleanliness and
comfort of our patients and their environment. The Service
Assistant provides a safe, clean and sanitary physical patient care
environment. The Service Assistant is also trained to be able to
respond to patient call lights and assists with hospitality
services and basic, comfort measures (e.g. providing blankets,
informing the nurse assigned to that patient of the patients'
specific needs and room temperature adjustment)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides daily cleaning for all patient care, and support areas,
offices, hallways and all other areas that require regular
Maintains clear hallways to comply with fire code.
Cleans refrigerators weekly.
Removes all recycled material as needed.
Cleans occupied patient rooms daily and completes Discharges and
patient transfer's room cleaning as needed. Documents check out
cleaning on check out form.
Cleans IV poles and commodes daily.
Changes sharps containers when full and glove boxes as
Cleans conference rooms and offices as assigned.
Maintains housekeeping carts in safe and clean condition.
Maintains appropriate labels on all cleaning chemicals. Maintains
appropriate amounts of housekeeping supplies in the
Distribute clean linen to the patient care areas and removes
soiled linen and trash every shift and as needed when full.
Properly handles and disposes of medical waste, including all
Cleans all room furniture, surfaces and equipment on scheduled
basis e.g., walls and doors, night stand, over bed table, TV light
fixtures, monitors and cords, chairs, window blinds, ceiling vents,
fans, trash containers, carts, etc. Checks the cleanliness of room
cubicle curtains and change as needed.
Attempts to locate lost items and generate appropriate
documentation for lost patient items
Cleans rooms within 30 minutes of discharge or as coordinated
with Clinical Team Leader and the needs of the team.
Wipes down wheelchairs and gurneys after each use.
Maintains security of housekeeping cart, including proper
placement of cleaning chemicals and storage of carts.
- Complete deep cleaning activities to include, floor care, strip
and refinish floors, carpet cleaning, wall washing, and terminal
cleaning of isolation rooms.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Cleaning in an Institutional or health care environment setting
Ability to read, write and speak English. Ability to read and
follow job specifications, direction and cleaning chemical label
instructions. Principles of body mechanics.
Excellent customer service skills required. Good interpersonal
communication skills are required. Read, speak and write English
required. Bilingual in Spanish preferred. Willingness and ability
to learn tasks required through on-the-job training such as the
operation of mechanized cleaning equipment. Demonstrated commitment
to customer service using A-I-D-E-T during each interaction,
quality, and to the mission and values of Sutter Medical Center of
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