Location: Newark, Delaware
Hospitality, Facility, Environmental Support
Please apply if interested 12 hour shifts 7am to 7pm and every other weekend and holiday
To perform a variety of service activities that facilitate the efficient workflow of multiple nursing units and support patient care.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains the environment in a clean and sanitary condition.
Transports and maintains equipment.
Stocks and distributes sterile and non-sterile supplies, equipment, dietary trays and linen.
Harvests placentas and cords for and storage in the freezer.
Rinses and stores soiled instruments for return to Central.
Organizes work areas.
Performs safety and quality checks on equipment.
Cleans shelves, monitors, and storage areas.
Changes full needle boxes.
Empties linen hampers, trash, bio-hazardous waste and disposes of items in assigned areas.
Responds to emergencies and pages in a timely manner, running errands as necessary.
Assists with lifting, positioning, and transporting of patients.
Maintains a helpful, productive attitude while working constructively with other members of the health care team.
Reports any maintenance problems or damages to manager.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of service assistant functions.
Knowledge of unit specific and departmental standards, policies, and selected procedures.
Knowledge of and ability to use appropriate safety measures.
Ability to perform designated tasks according to unit specific standards on multiple units.
Ability to communicate effectively, utilizing verbal communication skills.
Ability to make appropriate notation on selected unit specific forms for multiple units.
Ability to perform required technical skills as outlined in procedures.
Ability to follow universal precautions.
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality.
Ability to work independently within assigned responsibilities.
Ability to exercise judgement, tact, and diplomacy.