At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Lead Environmental Services Technician is responsible for carrying out set plans and leading department activities such as huddles and coordination of labor during their shift to ensure all hospital areas are safe, orderly and in sanitary condition in the absence of the supervisor. The job may entail access, cleaning or transporting of hazardous, pharmaceutical, chemo-therapy, chemical, soiled or other regulated materials. Perform cleaning of public areas, patient rooms, surgical suites, ancillary, administrative offices, and physician areas to ensure a clean, safe and attractive environment for staff, patients, physicians and visitors. This position is exposed to hazardous materials and a variety of infectious diseases.
Environmental Services Tech
Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Required Minimum Experience: Three years in healthcare or hospitality experience; Customer service trained and able to use and teach proper scripting; ordering supplies and linen to par levels; familiar with floor cleaning and maintenance equipment; proficient on cleaning all clinical settings.
Required Minimum Certification: CHEST preferred
Required Minimum Skills: Basic computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Word; operate enhanced Environmental Services Technologies (ultra-violet disinfecting technology); communicate effectively in the English language; work effectively in a fast paced environment with continuous exposure to known occupational risk factors; lead departmental huddles and reassign staff to meet the need of the facility; perform a proper terminal clean in the OR, ER and IP care areas; able to serve as a front line team member in most areas of the facility; effectively communicate with diverse work groups which include clinical and business departments; train employees and serve as a positive role model and preceptor; demonstrate compliance with departmental and organizational policies and regulations; problem solving and managing up.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For". Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Department Environmental Services Uni
Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital
Category Facility, Environmental, and Nutrition & Food Services