Job Description

Location: Saint Anne's Hospital
Posted Date: 7/15/2021

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:






If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you

Environmental Services Associate 1 – Housekeeping

Position Summary: Cleans and sanitizes rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas following established policies and procedures necessary to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the hospital. Other related duties as assigned

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cleans and sanitizes patient rooms and other areas effectively
  • Utilizes the ten step cleaning approach to deliver a clean and safe environment.
  • Shower rooms are cleaned, disinfected and aesthetically maintained
  • Utility rooms and hampers are cleaned, disinfected and maintained appropriately
  • Water is changed after cleaning a maximum of three rooms or when water is visibly soiled
  • Maintains the housekeeping cart in a clean, neat order
  • Stocks up housekeeping cart for the next shift
  • Insures all working equipment is cleaned and polished
  • Commodes are properly cleaned and disinfected
  • Paper band is placed around commode seat after cleaning to indicate cleanliness and readiness for patient utilization
  • IV poles are cleaned and disinfected properly
  • Patient chairs and furniture is disinfected and aesthetically cleaned
  • Notifies supervisor of damaged furniture, soiled curtains or other areas that need attention
  • Exercises protective equipment controls when dealing with bloodborne pathogens
  • Wears protective equipment to ensure own safety when handling blood and bloody fluids
  • Complies with guidelines in the handling and disposal of infectious waste
  • Follows proper procedure on the cleaning and disinfecting of contaminated areas

Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED preferred. Elementary level required

Minimum Work Experience: None

Other skills and abilities: Ability to follow oral and written direction

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, Saint Anne’s Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

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