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Environmental Services I

Methodist Health System Fremont, NE
  • Purpose of Job
    • Provide daily cleaning/disinfecting of all patient and non-patient areas of the Hospital.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) preferred.
      • Minimum age requirement is 16 years old.

    • License/Certifications
      • N/A

    • Experience
      • N/A

    • Skills
      • Must be able to follow written and verbal communication.
  • Physical Requirements
    • Physical
      • Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs). Examples: Nurses, LPNs, and physical therapists.

    • Environmental
      • Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: Patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

    • Hazards
      • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.
  • Essential Job Functions
    • Essential Functions I

      • Complete dismissal cleaning of patient/resident rooms following standard cleaning procedures to ensure a clean and aseptic environment.
        • Utilize standard cleaning procedures.
        • Maintain a 95% quality cleaning level on assigned areas during quality control inspections.
        • Ensure departmental time standards are observed.

      • Complete daily cleaning of all areas according to departmental guidelines, providing a clean and sanitary environment.
        • Look for conditions that require cleaning (e.g., spots, spills and trash, etc.) and correct or report issue in a timely manner.
        • Maintain an orderly and clean supply area.
        • Assigned areas completed as scheduled.
        • Perform additional cleaning duties (e.g., wall washing, light fixture cleaning, lime removal, blind cleaning, etc.) as time permits in addition to completing projects.

      • Ensure chemicals are properly used when cleaning and sanitizing.
        • Use chemicals safely and identify them by physical characteristics.

      • Report defects in the facility to appropriate department in a timely manner.

      • Maintain supplies to ensure adequate stock is available to complete daily cleaning duties. 
        • Supplies are ordered by the end of shift on Mondays and Thursdays.

      • Ensure Hospital and Department policies and procedures (i.e., 7 Step Procedure) are followed while performing job duties.
        • Uses proper Infection Control guidelines.
        • Practices and observes safety policies.

    • Essential Functions II

      • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

      • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values ~ Living Our Values, and company policies/procedures.

      • Other duties as assigned.

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Date Posted December 2, 2022
Date Closes January 31, 2023
Requisition 22879
Located In Fremont, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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