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Lead Environmental Services Aide Edwardsville, Illinois

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Job # 405705 Date posted 05/04/2021

Description

Lead Environmental Services Aide

Anderson Rehabilitation Institute - Edwardsville, IL

     Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) and Anderson Healthcare have begun construction on an acute rehabilitation institute being built on Anderson Healthcare’s Goshen Campus in Edwardsville, Illinois. This institute will be the first freestanding rehabilitation institute in the Central and Southern regions of Illinois. Anderson Rehabilitation Institute is a joint venture between
Kindred and Anderson Healthcare and is expected to open in Q2 2021.
The facility will provide care to patients recovering from stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, and other complex conditions. Staff will provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Other special services provided will include physiatry, internal medicine, medical/surgical consultations, rehabilitation nursing and nutritional services. The institute will have a dedicated pharmacy. The 49,920-square-foot facility will have 34 beds and feature all private rooms; a secured acquired brain injury unit with private dining and therapy gym; large interdisciplinary gym for all therapy services; transitional living apartment designed to simulate a residential apartment, to prepare patients for their daily living tasks before they are discharged home; and a therapeutic courtyard with exterior amenities. It will also have specially designed rooms to treat dialysis patients; and specialty programs dedicated to neuro, stroke, brain injury, and amputation.  

As the Lead Environmental Services Aide you will:

Plans, organizes, coordinates and controls the activities of the Environmental Services Department. This position performs cleaning duties in the hospital in order to keep it in a clean and orderly condition.


Job Specific:

Cleans patient rooms, restrooms, lounges, offices, corridors, walls and windows daily or as scheduled.

Vacuums, sweeps, mops floors; replaces paper and soap products in restrooms, cleans mirrors, sinks and toilets, etc.

Operates various types of equipment and machinery to include vacuums, hand trucks, and mini-extractors.

Collects and remove trash from buildings each day.

Inspects and evaluates physical condition of the hospital.

Submits recommendations to management for painting, repairs, and furnishings, relocation of equipment and reallocation of space.

Periodically inventories equipment and supplies.

Investigates new and improved cleaning equipment, methods and supplies and communicates information to employees.

Properly trains and guides EVS personnel within established policy.

Assigns daily tasks to EVS personnel to ensure proper coverage of the hospital.

Participates in information management, performance improvement and infection control programs.

Ensures compliance with JCAHO, federal, state and local regulations and standards.

Reports any malfunctions and maintenance problems.

Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.

Previous experience in acute care setting preferred.

Previous cleaning or housekeeping experience required.

Ability to communicate with patients, visitors and other hospital staff.

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

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    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

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  • Wellness Program

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