Environmental Services Tech

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 12, 2022
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Environmental Services Tech

Job ID: 236261
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Augusta University –
Our Health Sciences Campus:
1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

College/Department Information
Located conveniently in Augusta's downtown medical community, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home provides continuous professional nursing care to veterans of Georgia who have served in the armed forces during war times. The home is owned and funded by the Georgia Department of Veterans Service and operated through an interagency agreement with Augusta University. Through this association, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home is considered a leader in the area of geriatric educational training for Augusta University.

Job Summary
Job Posting Refresh

The Environmental Services Technician in this position is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing assigned patient care, administrative, rehabilitative and visitor areas in a long term care facility.

Janitorial Duties - Perform a variety of cleaning tasks within an assigned work area to include dust and wet mop floors, clean and disinfect restrooms and showers daily with germicidal solution. Remove spots and spillage from patient floors and corridors. Clean chairs, bedside cabinets, bed trays and other exposed areas. Spot clean and sanitize walls, doors and door hinges, sills, and knobs. Terminal clean units upon patient discharge, cleaning closets and bedside cabinets. Participate in special cleaning projects as directed by supervisor.

Chemical/Biohazardous Duties - Collect and transport biohazardous waste to designated area.

Other Duties - Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization. OR One year of experience in a similar position in a commercial, hospital or industrial environment.

Preferred Qualifications
Previous experience in environmental cleaning, particularly in a healthcare environment.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to work well in a team environment
Ability to perform to established standards
Ability to follow oral instructions and written procedures
Excellent customer service and verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize work to provide a clean environment and promote patient, staff and visitor safety

Shift:Day/Evening, Rotating Weekends, Holidays
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!
Conditions of Employment
All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University's Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today!


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