The Environmental I position performs a variety of cleaning services within a hospital environment; in compliance with AHS and departmental policies, procedures and standards. Duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning of clinical and non-clinical areas; including regular and isolation cleaning of occupied and discharge/transfer patient rooms. Physical requirements of this position include repetitive bending, kneeling, walking and standing for extended periods of time, lifting, pushing or pulling heavy and bulky items. Environmental Services is a patient and customer-service focused department consisting of approximately 6000 employees provincially. Environmental Services is responsible for the 24 hour/7 days per week maintenance of Alberta Health Services hospital’s environmental cleaning and waste stream management functions.
As an Environmental I, you will be responsible for performing a variety of routine tasks associated with the cleaning and disinfecting of clinical and non-clinical healthcare environments. Your typical duties may include sweeping, mopping and vacuuming, restocking supplies in bathroom facilities and, stripping linen and remaking beds. This includes replenishing cleaning supplies and linens and identifying and reporting potential hazards to your Working Leader.
Classification: Environmental I
Union: AUPE GSS
Primary Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hsp
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 18-AUG-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 28-AUG-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $17.78
Maximum Salary: $19.39
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of Grade 10 or equivalent. Knowledge and operation of a computer including Microsoft Office. Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time and perform repetitive movements for the duration of your shift. Physically capable to lift, push and pull up to 22 lbs of force.
Additional Required Qualifications:
A High School Diploma, or equivalent, is required. (Internal applicants without a High School Diploma will be considered). A minimum of 1 year of previous experience performing environmental cleaning duties in a hospital or institution is required. Previous knowledge and application of WHMIS is required. Basic knowledge of computer programs, such as email, is required. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to read, write, speak, understand and follow written and oral directions in English. Must be dependable, thorough and be able to work with minimal supervision. A combination of education, training and relevant experience may be considered. All new employees will be required to attend a 5-day Environmental Services Orientation and a 1- day AHS Orientation. Preference will be given to internal AHS applicants. For internal AHS and Environmental Services applicants: Two professional references are required upon interview. For External applicants: The following must be provided at the time of interview: A valid criminal record check (including vulnerable sector) obtained within the last three months, 3 professional references, and Valid work permit/visa (if applicable).