Providence Health & Services Attendant - Environmental Services in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling an Attendant ( Environmental Services , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Work with other Environmental services and facility staff as a team unit to effectively address concerns and issues. Explains clearly to co-workers the tasks & procedures needed to produce a desired outcome. Interacts and cooperates with all hospital staff. Coordinates work tasks affecting other areas to minimize overall disruption and inconveniences.
Plan activities to efficiently utilize work time. Provides steady work effort during paid work hours. Takes initiative to identify tasks that need to be accomplished. Effectively prioritizes work assignments and keeps them in balance with the overall Environmental Services needs.
Complete projects/repairs in a manner that seldom requires follow-up or corrections. Logically analyzes symptoms and issues to accurately identify problems. Completes all documentation including time cards, purchase requests, and work orders in a timely manner. Completes work activities and performs area inspections in a manner which allows safe access for patients, visitors, physicians and staff. Uses materials and time in a manner, which balances cost and quality.
Take responsibility for problems encountered & follows through to conclusion. Provides service in a calm, consistent, effective manner with an objective of customer satisfaction. Promotes customer satisfaction by communicating the expectation and time line of the requested service. Conducts oneself as a hospital representative at all times while on campus. Fosters and supports the mission through respectful words and deeds. Consistently integrates core values of mission (Respect, Compassion, Justice, and Excellence) in daily activities.
Initiate & participate in training and learning of other staff members. Follows proper safety precautions, wears appropriate garments & equipment during the performance of work duties. Supports & contributes to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting unsafe conditions. Takes the initiative to learn new skills, systems and information pertaining to appropriate Environmental Services functions. Demonstrates good knowledge pertaining to the safe handling of chemicals used with Environmental Services work.
Demonstrate the willingness to work beyond scheduled work hours when needed due to workload demands. Is a dependable team member capable of being relied upon to be at work when scheduled. Ensures continuity of problem resolution, even if beyond normally scheduled work hours.
Demonstrate good understanding of cleaning Methods and practice, priorities, and techniques specific to Providence. Demonstrates an understanding of the operation of cleaning equipment used throughout the Providence campus. Demonstrates basic working skills for general maintenance on said equipment. Demonstrates good equipment operating skills for vacuum cleaners, floor strippers, and buffers. Demonstrates good working knowledge of specialty areas including sterile treatment areas.
Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department
Required qualifications for this position include:
Ability to understand instructions to complete work assignments
Ability to read, write and speak English
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 6 months of experience in Environmental Services/Housekeeping services
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Environmental Services
Req ID: 255420