Sanford Health

Housekeeper | Environmental Services

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Jan 04, 2021
Ref
36122
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Sanford Medical Center Fargo

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 5270 22nd Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Environmental Services Technician is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary environment in patient/resident rooms and assigned areas for patients/residents, visitors and associates by following infection control, safety, and procedural guidelines. Tasks that the individual will be responsible for include but not limited to; emptying waste baskets, sweeping, scrubbing, waxing, or polishing floors, using brooms, mops, or powered scrubbing and waxing machines. Demonstrate knowledge of housekeeping processes, tools and techniques in a healthcare environment; ability to apply this to provide a clean and sterile environment for patients/residents and facility staff. May be responsible for the following locations to clean but not limited to; patient/resident rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms, and other work areas so that health standards are met.
Wear the proper protective equipment following the appropriate guidelines. Keep storage, equipment and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy. Environmental Services Technicians will have access to pagers and other technology that they will be responsible to use appropriately when needed. Assist in the laundry areas as appropriate. Depending upon location and availability of programs, may have access to use of technology applications.
Physical activities include but not limited to, considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body; such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, twisting, squatting, and handling materials. Ability to lift and/or move up to 40-50lbs and push/pull up variable weight limits on flat surfaces or up and down ramps. This position will require the individual to be on their feet for the majority of their shift. May be exposed to certain levels of noise with the equipment in operation.
Depending on location of position, work hours will vary depending on patient/resident needs. This may include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

Department Details

This is a PRN position that could work 7am-3:30pm, 9am-5:30pm or 10am-6:30pm.
Sanford Health offers predictable, flexible schedules with guaranteed hours and the option to pick up extra hours when available, as well as a yearly Christmas gift, and other incentives throughout the year.
The work perks at Sanford Health go beyond a paycheck. We are committed to our employees’ health and well-being because at Sanford Health you are family. We offer accrued paid time off at the start of your employment; a comprehensive, flexible benefits package which you can adapt for your life as well as your family.
Fargo Work Perks:
*20% discount at the Sanford Wellness Center
*20% discount at the cafés within the facilities with your badge
*Discounts at local hotels and restaurants
*35% discount at Unclaimed Freight Furniture
*Employee pricing at all Corwin locations
*15% discount at Jiffy lube with Sanford badge
*10% discount at Red Dot Uniform Shoppe, 20% off at White Banner Uniforms
*Up to 22% off with Verizon- Cellular Communications
*Discounted rates at qualifying events at the Fargodome
*Discounted movie tickets at Marcus Century Cinema
Much, much more

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Minimum of six months housekeeping or commercial cleaning experience preferred. Ability to use computer and prior cleaning experience is helpful. Knowledge of materials, equipment, cleaning methods and cleaning chemicals is helpful. Strong customer service, communication and interpersonal skills are required. Previous custodial experience in a healthcare environment is preferred.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Facilities and General Services

Req Number: R-36122

Featured: No

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