Environmental Svcs Aide

Perform a variety of housekeeping duties to maintain the Hospital in a clean aseptic safe and orderly condition. Perform other related duties as required.


Demonstrates understanding of Hospital�s Mission vision and values. Demonstrates understanding of job description performance expectations and competency assessment plan. Complies with department and hospital policies and procedures.
- reviews department policies and procedures.
- reviews hospital policies and procedures.

Demonstrates a commitment towards meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer Service Standards. Completes mandatory Safety Management Education
- Hospital-wide
- Department-specific
- Job-specific

Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities. Participates in codes. Cleans dusts and disinfects all above-floor items such as light fixtures ceilings vents televisions picture frames shelves furniture walls doors door frames windows and window sills. Cleans and disinfects bathrooms and bathroom items such as toilets urinals sinks tubs showers etc. Replenishes soap toilet tissue and paper towel supplies as needed. Replaces sharps containers as needed in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Dust mops and damp mops floors on a consistent basis according to department procedures. Performs discharge cleaning according to procedure. Uses supplies equipment and solutions according to policies and manufacturers� recommendations. Performs isolation cleaning according to procedures utilizing aseptic techniques. Performs vacuuming spot cleaning and shampooing of carpets according to procedure. Performs spot cleaning and shampooing of upholstered furniture according to procedure. Collects transports and disposes the following waste categories in accordance with procedures: 

General waste
Medical/Regulated waste
Chemical waste
Recyclable waste
Confidential shredding.

Follows established cleaning task assignment sheets and frequency schedule as established. Delivers clean linen and picks up soiled linen according to procedures. Replaces mattresses draperies venetian blinds shades and cubicle curtains as needed. 
Moves and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly manner utilizing proper body mechanics. 


Other information:
Duties require ability to use simple tools and power equipment and follow simple instructions.  
High school diploma/GED preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to sit/ squat 1-3 hours per day stand and walk 3-7 hours per day lift 10-35 lbs with good body mechanics twist and bend moderately.

Must be able to use both hands/wrists and perform work with moderate deviation and fine motor skills.

Far vision must be accurate at 20/40 near vision at 20/20 with accurate depth perception hearing not essential function.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Location: Newport Hospital USA:RI:Newport


Work Type: Per Diem


Shift: 1


Union: Non-Union

Work schedule: Per diem: 7A - 3:30P Mon - Fri including wknd & holiday rotation & occasional nights (11P - 7:30A)