At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Environmental Services Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Environmental Services Assistant is responsible for:
Responding to direction or pages to clean O.R.s to ensure timely turnover of Operating/Procedures Rooms. Performing between case cleaning in accordance with department/hospital standards ensuring that the Operating Room or Procedure Room is sterile, clean and safe for use. Cleaning and sanitizing O.R. surfaces including procedure tables, equipment and floors in according to procedures.
Washing and decontaminating equipment as assigned including tubes and their canisters from operating rooms or cardiac procedure rooms according to established procedures and instructions.
Performing periodic terminal cleaning in accordance with departmental/hospital procedures as directed. Terminal Cleaning includes removing all portable equipment from the room and detaching removable objects, cleaning lighting and air duct surfaces and all surfaces down to and including the floor.
Collecting and disposing of trash, soiled linen and recyclable materials. Replacing receptacle liners and recycling collection totes.
Cleaning of horizontal and vertical surfaces; dusting, damp wiping, spot cleaning of vents, light fixtures, window ledges, door surfaces, etc.
Cleaning and maintaining facilities and equipment in assigned area including water fountains, walls, windows, furniture, I.V. poles, baseboards, wheelchairs, toys and glassware.
Changing curtains, draperies, blinds, and shades as assigned.
Removing soiled linens/protective coverings (paper), cleaning and remaking beds, stretchers, exam tables, etc.
To qualify, you must have:
An understanding of and the ability to perform hospital cleaning procedures typically requiring a minimum of three months of experience cleaning in a patient care setting. Work requires demonstrated competency in Operating/Procedure Room cleaning protocols.
The skills to read and understand instructions, add and subtract numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters.
The ability to understand and respond to written or verbal instructions. Incumbents must respond appropriately to instructions, questions or requests for information. Work occasionally requires contact with patients and/or visitors which involves courtesy.
The ability to complete hospital provided training and timely annual recertification in ESD O.R. cleaning procedures.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.