Marketing Statement Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region\u2019s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999. Job Description Summary: The Environmental Service Specialist works within all areas of the Medical Center, both patient care and non-patient care areas. Primary focus on maintaining cleanliness standards for all public access areas, maintenance and re-finishing of floors, carpets, wall washing, refuse removal, recycling, and medical waste handling, along with general movement of furniture or function set ups within the Medical Center. Responsible for ensuring that patient care related areas and furnishings are cleaned and sanitized following established policies and procedures. These activities are to conform to all Federal, State, and local standards to ensure the Medical Center maintains its high standards of cleanliness and sanitation. Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, may be assigned a variety of duties designed to support the care team and facilitate improved patient satisfaction through the timely and efficient completion of these tasks. Responsibilities: All qualified personnel are competent to properly clean patient, public, ancillary and office areas according to the Housekeeping Department\u2019s standardized processes using standardized chemicals, which are defined in the policy and procedures manual. Maintains a clean environment for patient and ancillary rooms throughout the care center, demonstrates the ability to clean office and public areas, follows spill clean up procedures for general spills and blood and body fluids, upon patient discharge, and patient rooms are prepared for incoming new patients all through application of the 10-step cleaning process outlined in the Environmental Services Manual. Follow care and maintenance procedures for specified care center equipment. Universal\/Standard Safety Precautions are followed consistently. All equipment is used appropriately and efficiently according to the Housekeeping policy and procedure manual. Manage task assignments as EVS Specialist Lead. Provide leadership and direction to all Housekeeping employees. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required. Must be able to read, write and speak the English language. Must be able to understand and transmit information orally or in writing.
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Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering person-centered care to all with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. In FY2014, Ascension provided $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. More than 150,000 associates and 35,000 affiliated providers serve in 1,900 sites of care – including 131 hospitals and more than 30 senior care facilities – in 23 states and the District of Columbia. In addition to healthcare delivery, Ascension subsidiaries provide a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, treasury management, biomedical engineering, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.