Environmental Services Aide

Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, NY

Full-time
The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (now known as Garnet Health) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional and Orange Medical Groups and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, Catskill Regional Medical Center - Callicoon and Orange Regional Medical Center) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

606 licensed inpatient beds
Emergency medicine
Surgical services
Ambulatory surgery services
Skilled nursing units
Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty
Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment
Orthopedic services including joint replacements
Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
Birthing centers
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Outpatient diagnostic imaging
Geriatric assessment
Primary and family care practices
Adult day care
Mental health and chemical dependency programs
Diabetes program
Wound care
Outpatient infusion services
Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy
Hospitalist services
Rape intervention and support services
Community screenings and support groups

Responsibilities

A Environmental Aide is an ancillary employee who, under the direct supervision of the Environmental Supervisor, performs manual housekeeping duties in an orderly and sanitary manner for the purpose of maintaining the Hospital facilities in a clean, sanitary, orderly and attractive condition, to provide a suitable environment for the care of patients, visitors and for the work of the Hospital staff.

Qualifications

Education / Experience: High School diploma or equivalent preferred but not required. Ability to speak read and write basic English. Able to follow instructions. Previous experience in a housekeeping or custodial position preferred, but not required. Knowledge of computers preferred but not required.

Physical Demands: Position will primarily be light work requiring lifting up to 25 pounds with occasional lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Occasional bending, twisting, stooping, kneeling and reaching are required. Requires 100% standing or walking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by spoken word is required.

Working Environment: May have occasional exposure to blood, body substances, infectious materials, chemical hazards, vibration, radiation, slippery surfaces, or noise that may result from performance of duties.

Employees Supervised: None

Degree of Supervision required: Minimal