Housekeeping/Environmental Services Assistant

Apply for the position, Housekeeping/Environmental Services Assistant, with HaysMed today or contact Human Resources for more information. Posted Apr 10, 2024.

Position Summary: The service assistant independently performs a wide variety of duties to clean and disinfect patient rooms, facilities and equipment, ensuring a safe environment, and reducing the risk of infection for patients, visitors, and staff.  Routine cleaning responsibilities include, but not limited to: scrubbing, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, disinfecting, ceiling vent cleaning, replenishes supplies and inventory, chemical usage and dilution methods, changing isolation curtains, linen pickup, trash and cardboard disposal and biohazard waste disposal.
  • Dusts furnishings; mops and buffs floors; vacuums carpets; cleans mirrors, sinks, shower and toilets in restrooms; spot cleans walls; and completes disinfection of rooms, furniture, equipment, etc
  • Washes windows, window ledges, doors, vents, radiators, ceiling fans, etc.; vacuums hallways edges; dusts and cleans baseboards; and dusts blinds
  • Inventories and completes requisition for supplies; forwards requisition to management; and restocks inventory in closet and cart
  • Selects proper chemical for the appropriate cleaning task; dilutes chemicals according to manufactures specification; wears proper personal protective equipment needed for the specific chemical; and checks for proper chemical dispensing to ensure a safe environment
  • Cleans and disinfects room, bathroom, furnishings/equipment and walls; removes curtains in isolation rooms; restocks room supplies; and wears proper personal protective equipment; ensure appropriate cleaning and disinfecting techniques are followed to reduce the risk of infection and provide a safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff
  • Empties and relines wastebaskets; disposes of trash; retrieves and delivers soiled linen to appropriate area; retrieves and disposes of biohazard waste to appropriate area; and breaks down cardboard and processes for pickup
  • Receives special event form; sets up meeting room according to special event form instructions within requested timeframe; and logs completion of room set up
  • Pre-treats carpet for spots; fills and prepares extraction equipment; posts proper safety precaution signage; performs carpet extraction; places drying equipment in appropriate locations; cleans and stores extraction equipment; and removes safety precaution signage.
  • High School graduate or equivalent 
  • Prior healthcare cleaning experience
  • A valid Kansas driver's license with an acceptable driving record and must be insurable through Hays Medical Center's insurance carrier if assigned duties are required at off-site locations.
Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.
Patient Interaction: Periodic 
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access

Description of Information
Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion

Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical

Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes

Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates

HaysMed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Req. 1726
Housekeeping/Environmental Services Assistant
Full Time
Human Resources
Apr 10, 2024
Jun 6, 2024
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