Team members have a pleasant personality, demonstrate a positive attitude and the willingness to provide exceptional customer service, and work as part of a team. Customer service includes working closely with their leaders and teammates to ensure that standards of cleanliness and safety are achieved in every area of the hospital. All interactions with staff, patients and family are carried out with high regard for respect and confidentiality. This position performs a variety of cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital. This work occurs in a variety of difficult and demanding patient settings, which may include precaution rooms for patients with highly communicable illnesses, challenging work environments, and high focus cleaning. Incumbents will move large carts for delivery of clean and soiled linens to user areas and the offsite linen processing facility; will move waste carts; and will collect medical waste.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
The ability and willingness to provide exceptional customer service 100% of the time.
The ability to learn and perform the skills required in an occupied healthcare environment.
Ability to learn and perform cleaning tasks involving multiple steps and a variety of cleaning tools, equipment and chemicals.
Required to wear uniform and/or personal protective equipment and to work with cleaning chemicals including disinfectants and bleach.
Ability to work independently without constant direct supervision.
The ability to read, communicate in English, and basic use of a computer are required.
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Flexibility in work assignments and requirement to work on weekends and holidays.
Current employees and former employees that have been employed within the past 3 months are not eligible for sign-on bonus.As part of our Commuter Choice Program we offer FREE bus trips to our employees traveling on the Greater Portland Metro (including BREEZ and HUSKY lines), South Portland Bus Service, and ShuttleBus-ZOOM. Our program is designed to support employee transportation needs, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality in the great Portland region!
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At MaineHealth, exceptional people using the latest in advanced innovations help ensure that our northern New England communities are the healthiest they can be. From a full array of telehealth programs to the most sophisticated electronic medical records system, our clinical technology is second to none. But it’s our people who bring these medical advancements to life as they change the lives of the people in the communities we’re proud to serve.
As a non-profit family of high-quality healthcare providers, we’re working together to create strong, vibrant and healthy partnerships. We are an integrated healthcare delivery system made up of the state’s only academic medical center (and largest hospital), a large bio-medical research center, community hospitals, home care agencies, physician practices, an outpatient lab, and diagnostic and surgery centers. In addition to our clinical opportunities, MaineHealth also offers a variety of fulfilling careers in finance, human resources, information services, marketing, support services, and more!
The MaineHealth family of hospitals and healthcare organizations offers outstanding opportunities to work and live in one of the most spectacular areas of our nation. Our ongoing growth and focus on compassionate care mean a choice of challenging and rewarding career opportunities throughout our system – from mid-sized cities and small towns in the mountains to beautiful coastal communities.
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