Mary Greeley Medical Center Environmental Service Worker in Ames, Iowa

Position Summary

  • Under general supervision: performs general floor maintenance and housekeeping functions directed at maintaining the Medical Center and it's facilities in a clean, sanitary, attractive and orderly condition. Exhibits and promotes a cooperative team spirit. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

  • Entry level position. After a sufficient training period, must be able to comprehend and demonstrate knowledge of institutional housekeeping activities and services; safety and regulatory standards; housekeeping equipment and supplies; supervisory principles and techniques.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English.

  • Ability to use telephone and pager system.

  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions; ability to maintain simple records.

  • Ability to exhibit and promote a cooperative team spirit.

  • Experienced in and able to interact with numerous and diverse customers.

  • Excellent communication, problem solving and customer service skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly to unexpected changes in circumstances.

  • Knowledge of body mechanics and universal/safety precautions

  • Adherence to Departmental and Hospital policies and procedure