Environmental Service Aide

Greenwich Hospital - Greenwich, CT (30+ days ago)4.3


Description
Overview
To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion-must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

Maintain the cleanliness of the ORs, the OR equipment, and with keeping rooms prepared for surgery. Restocks supply areas during the week. Carries out key materials management functions.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities
1. Maintains the cleanliness of the anesthesia machines and overall cleanliness of anesthesia equipment.
1.1 Understands the principles of terminal cleaning of the Anesthesia machines demonstrated by carrying this out, according to procedure after each surgical Case.
2. Terminally disinfects patient use items according to procedure.
2.1 Collects all soiled laryngoscope blades and LMA's from all OR suites.
3. Restocks supplies in Center Core and Medication Room
3.1 Takes inventory of Center Core Anesthesia Cart .
4. Contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the Department.
4.1 Completes duties on designated checklist and turns in to charge nurse at the end of the week.
5. Responsible for promoting the Greenwich Hospital Quality Service Excellence Standards.
5.1 Shows consideration by acknowledging the patient and identifies self by name.
6. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures.
6.1 Embrace shared goals versus narrower interests; actively cooperative vs. competitive or non-committal.
7. Knowledgeable/Accountable/Fiscally Responsible
7.1 Continually seeks ways to sustain and improve one's skills.
8. Flexible/Open-Minded
8.1 Listens with an open mind to other's opinions in the spirit of finding and following the best ideas.
9. Treats the people we serve as guests.
9.1 Welcomes patient, visitors and staff in a warm, friendly manner; is courteous ; makes eye contact and smiles; introduces self by name and, when appropriate, by position; addresses people by name whenever possible.
10. Listens to patients, visitors and staff and acts promptly to address concerns.
10.1 Uses active listening techniques to understand other's needs and acts decisively to resolve problems.
11. Respects the privacy and confidentiality of patient's, visitors and staff.
11.1 Treats all patient related and other discussions with discretion; eliminates gossip; does not discuss patient or hospital business in elevators or other public areas.
12. Presents a professional image.
12.1 Wears name badge in a highly visible location; adheres to department dress code; makes sure that appearance is appropriate for professional role.
13. Answers the telephone professionally.
13.1 Answers the phone promptly following department guidelines; introduces self and department and as appropriate, offers assistance. Uses a pleasant tone of voice.
14. Maintains a clean and safe environment
14.1 Keeps work are safe and clean; keeps hallways clear.
15. Anticipates what services and information people need and takes action to provide it.
15.1 Watches for clues that patients or visitors require assistance. Asks 'May I help you?'. Escorts them to their destination, if necessary, Encourages people to ask questions.
16. Arranges case cart in the O.R. suite and asceptically opens sterile supplies for case cart set up.
16.1 Systematically arranges case cart in O.R. suite for surgery.
17. Assists with the transportation of patients to and from the O.R.
17.1 Demonstrates the fundamentals of moving patients by use of proper body mechanics and assists appropriate personnel in this task.
18. in patient positioning and/or prepping
18.1 Obtains support products as requested; example, pillows, sandbags, etc., applying these items under the direction of the R.N.
19. Care of specimens and documentation.
19.1 Demonstrates proper handling of specimens and knowledge of O.R. specimen policy.
20. Breaks down case carts at end of procedure using universal precautions.
20.1 Demonstrates ability to break down case cart including sorting of instruments sharps, linen and garbage.
21. Participates in activities designed to increase knowledge and contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the department.
21.1 Aware of proper use of supplies and curtails waste, daily.
22. Responsible for promoting the Greenwich Hospital Quality Service Excellence Standards.
22.1 Always provides emotional support during pre-operative contact with the patient, as observed by the unit and department nurses.
23. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures.
23.1 Embrace shared goals versus narrower interests; actively cooperative vs. competitive or non-committal.
24. Knowledgeable/Accountable/Fiscally Responsible
24.1 Continually seeks ways to sustain and improve one's skills.
25. Flexible/Open-Minded
25.1 Listens with an open mind to other's opinions in the spirit of finding and following the best ideas.
26. Treats the people we serve as guests.
26.1 Welcomes patient, visitors and staff in a warm, friendly manner; is courteous ; makes eye contact and smiles; introduces self by name and, when appropriate, by position; addresses people by name whenever possible.
27. Respects the privacy and confidentiality of patient's, visitors and staff.
27.1 Treats all patient related and other discussions with discretion; eliminates gossip; does not discuss patient or hospital business in elevators or other public areas.
28. Presents a professional image.
28.1 Wears name badge in a highly visible location; adheres to department dress code; makes sure that appearance is appropriate for professional role.
29. Answers the telephone professionally.
29.1 Answers the phone promptly following department guidelines; introduces self and department and as appropriate, offers assistance. Uses a pleasant tone of voice.
30. Maintains a clean and safe environment
30.1 Keeps work are safe and clean; keeps hallways clear.
31. Anticipates what services and information people need and takes action to provide it.
31.1 Watches for clues that patients or visitors require assistance. Asks 'May I help you?' Escorts them to their destination, if necessary, Encourages people to ask questions.
32. Independently prepares and supervises other Turnover Assistants in obtaining the proper supplies/equipment for case carts referring to surgeon's preference cards.
33. Arranges case cart in O.R. suite and aseptically opens sterile supplies for case cart set ups.
34. Assists with the transportation of patients to and from the O.R.
35. in patient positioning and/or prepping
36. Care of specimens and documentation.
37. Breaks down case carts at end of procedure using universal precautions.
38. Participates in activities designed to increase knowledge and contributes to the productivity and efficient operation of the department.
39. Responsible for promoting the Greenwich Hospital Quality Service Excellence Standards.
40. The staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures.
41. Responsible for promoting the Greenwich Hospital Patient Quality Service Excellence Standards.
41.1 Acts as patient advocate and assures that the patient's Bill of Rights is followed.
42. Knowledgeable/Accountable/Fiscally Responsible
42.1 Continually seeks ways to sustain and improve one's skills.
43. Flexible/Open-Minded
43.1 Listens with an open mind to other's opinions in the spirit of finding and following the best ideas.
44. Treats the people we serve as guests.
44.1 Welcomes patient, visitors and staff in a warm, friendly manner; is courteous ; makes eye contact and smiles; introduces self by name and, when appropriate, by position; addresses people by name whenever possible.
45. Listens to patients, visitors and staff and acts promptly to address concerns.
45.1 Uses active listening techniques to understand other's needs and acts decisively to resolve problems.
46. Respects the privacy and confidentiality of patient's, visitors and staff.
46.1 Treats all patient related and other discussions with discretion; eliminates gossip; does not discuss patient or hospital business in elevators or other public areas.
47. Presents a professional image.
47.1 Wears name badge in a highly visible location; adheres to department dress code; makes sure that appearance is appropriate for professional role.
48. Answers the telephone professionally.
48.1 Answers the phone promptly following department guidelines; introduces self and department and as appropriate, offers assistance. Uses a pleasant tone of voice.
49. Maintains a clean and safe environment
49.1 Keeps work are safe and clean; keeps hallways clear.
50. Anticipates what services and information people need and takes action to provide it.
50.1 Watches for clues that patients or visitors require assistance. Asks 'May I help you?'. Escorts them to their destination, if necessary, Encourages people to ask questions.
51. A Quality attribute for those in a leadership role.
51.1 Engages in open, honest, and clear coaching discussion that builds commitment through straightforward feedback two-way dialogue, and emphasis on problem-solving.

Qualifications
EDUCATION

High school or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE

Prefer OR type experence.

SPECIAL SKILLS

Detail oriented, able to use materials management software.

PHYSICAL DEMAND

May be exposed to infectious diseases and radiation. Standing/walking most of the day and occasionally working in awkward positions and helps lift heavy objects ten (10) to twenty (20) pounds.

Additional Information
SPECIAL TRAINING TO BE PROVIDED UPON HIRE

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