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Housekeeping & Environmental Services, Environmental Worker, Full Time, Nights

Company: Jackson Health System
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Jackson South Medical Center

9333 SW 152nd Street, Miami, FL 33157

Evenings, 11:00 pm- 7:30 am

Position Summary

Environmental Worker performs moderate to heavy manual work housekeeping tasks on an assigned shift in a hospital setting. Employees in this classification perform manual work involving a variety of housekeeping tasks to assist in the maintenance of the hospital.

Duties & Responsibilities

Vacuums or sweeps, mops and wet washes floors daily. Cleans the assigned patient and non-patient care areas. Collects and transports trash, cleans and relines trash containers with plastic bags, in accordance with daily work schedule. Maintains responsibility for the following duties; - filling soap, paper towels and toilet paper dispensers. - emptying sharp boxes. - placing gowns in designated storage areas as needed. - defrosting and cleansing of assigned refrigerators on a bi-week schedule. Responsible for daily dusting of all counter tops and shelves inside/outside, also wiping of cabinets. Completes all cleaning of discharge patient units, as vacancies occur. Daily monitoring of the delivery of laundry for assigned units. Utilizes detergents, disinfectants, polishes, finishes, accordance with established guidelines. Cleaning for all isolates, warmers, IMED pumps, monitors, bill lights and any other related equipment used upon patients' discharge. Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise). Performs all other related job duties as assigned.



High School diploma is strongly preferred.


Generally requires 0 to 3 years of related experience.


Non-licensed worker.


Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with critical thinking and professional composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment. Knowledge and skill in use of job appropriate technology and software applications.

Physical Demands

Job functions requires extended walking or standing. Must be able to climb stairs/ladder, stoop, bend, crawl and perform repetitive motions as needed. Must be able to carry objects weighing 21 to 50 pounds. Must be able to lift , push or pull objects weighing 51 to 100 pounds with the use of appropriate devices. Function requires visual acuity to perform job related activities such as: operating machines or motor vehicles and performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a repetitive and non-repetitive nature. Certain jobs in this group may have specific physical abilities requirement. Additional information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).

Work Environment

Fast paced environment with occasional high pressure or emergent situations. Jobs in this group frequently work outdoors, are subject to potential hazards and may have exposure to extreme weather and high temperatures, noisy or dusty areas and confined spaces. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions. Additional information and provision requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by the home unit/department in collaboration with the Reasonable Accommodations Committee (RAC).

Keywords: Jackson Health System, Miami , Housekeeping & Environmental Services, Environmental Worker, Full Time, Nights, Hospitality & Tourism , Miami, Florida

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