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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Environmental Srvc Worker,Lead in Decatur, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: As directed and in partnership with department, division and nursing unit leadership, is responsible for cleaning and trash removal while adhering to accepted safety, security, and health guidelines. May operate light, medium and heavy equipment and organize supply maintenance. May train and/or direct the work of Environmental Service Techs. Performs other related duties as required.

Performs general cleaning; uses appropriate cleaning aids and pays close attention to detail cleaning. Assists manager; coordinates staff work activities, monitors and inspects work of staff, monitors attendance, time clock use, and addresses disciplinary problems. Performs supervisory duties in the absence of the manager. Oversees and assists with special projects and set-ups to ensure accurate and timely completion.

Works with manager to formulate plan for professional development. Attends educational in-services as appropriate.

Practices infection control procedures; follows prescribed cleaning techniques and uses solutions appropriate to cleaning task. Performs in a safe manner; is aware of all safety hazards and acts upon them accordingly. Secures and controls keys; dispenses and collects keys assigned to staff and reports lost keys or breakages.

Follows-up on customer complaints and attempts to resolve issues. Reports building maintenance issues to manager. Locks and unlocks doors. Assists manager in training staff on cleaning procedures, cleaning solutions and products, floor care, project work, and equipment preparation and developing staff for advancement.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Three years related work experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks

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Division Emory Decatur Hospital

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department DEC-Environmental Services

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 67707

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Schedule 11p-7:30a

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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