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Housekeeping - Environmental Services Aide

SCL Health System Denver, CO

Job Description

Housekeeping - Environmental Services Aide-18001069 

3pm to 11:30pm evening shift, full time 40 hrs. Every other weekend off and alternating Tuesday and Thursday off


Job Summary Overview:


Responsible for maintaining floors, walls, hallways, windows, furniture, patient rooms, offices, rest rooms and other similar areas of the hospital in a clean and satisfactory manner, using the appropriate cleaning chemicals and equipment. Cleaning and disinfecting rooms as assigned. Maintain assigned work area and equipment in a clean and working condition. Environmental Services Aides, Technicians, Supervisors, Manager and Director are authorized to access secure clean utility rooms when necessary to perform their assigned daily cleaning requirements. Operating equipment and handling cleaning chemicals in a safe and orderly manner.


Primary Job Duties

  • Strip the patient bedding and remake bed with clean linen.

  • Dust patient rooms, using the correct dusting equipment.

  • Empty all trash

  • Disinfect patient rooms and bathrooms using the appropriate cleaning chemicals.

  • Clean meeting rooms, offices, hallways, rest rooms, and other areas of the hospital using the proper cleaning chemicals and equipment.

  • Dust mop patient rooms using the dust mopping equipment.

  • Mop patient room floors and vacuum carpet where applicable.

  • Wash patient beds and mattresses.

  • Inspect each patient room, meeting room, office, rest room, and other area of the hospital after cleaning to ensure area is clean and sanitary.

  • Respond to STAT discharges in 5 min. or less.

  • Complete area work assignment in a timely manner during your work shift.

  • Turn in completed Daily worksheet at end of shift.

  • Respond to pages in a timely manner.

  • Use cleaning equipment as instructed.

  • Report any equipment malfunctions to your manager/supervisor.

  • Use cleaning chemicals as instructed using appropriate PPE

  • Report any chemical spills to your manager/supervisor.

  • Clean spills as instructed using the proper safety precautions.

  • Dispose of trash, soiled linen and infectious waste using the proper color trash bags.

  • Distribute clean linen on patient floors, as requested.

  • Maintain utility and storage rooms in clean and orderly condition.

  • Wear protective personal equipment (PPE) and follow safety procedures in designated work areas as required by the department hazard assessment.

  • Maintain hand hygiene policy



Education/ Experience


Previous environmental services experience preferred.

High school diploma or equivalent.



Ability to understand verbal & written instructions in English for essential job functions.


Flexible work hours including weekend work.

Material And Equipment Involved

  • Heavy work. Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25-50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for medium work.



: Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lafayette, CO

Primary Location

: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Lafayette
Department: GSMC-GSM-Environmental Services


: Full-time


: Evening Shift

Job Posting

: May 7, 2018, 11:24:07 AM
FTE: 1.0

 Support Services


: Cody Wittman

Job Details

Date Posted May 8, 2018
Date Closes June 7, 2018
Requisition 18001069
Located In Denver, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00