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State of Massachusetts EVS Hospital Cleaner in Westfield, Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts Hospital, located in Westfield MA is currently hiring for the position of EVS Hospital Cleaner/Facility Service Worker II -Housekeeping. Western Massachusetts Hospital is a 100-bed long term medical and specialty care hospital owned and operated by the Department of Public Health (DPH). Please Note: The position is 1st shift, 6:30 am-3:00pm with days off being Tuesday/Wednesday. _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Performs day-to-day housekeeping services to the main hospital and other buildings on campus to ensure a clean, attractive facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. * Sweeps, vacuums, and washes floors, using appropriate equipment and supplies to maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the hospital. * Dusts, polishes and washes interior surfaces such as windows furniture, walls, ceilings, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain building in a clean and orderly condition. * Prepares beds after washing using appropriate linen supplies and removes/hangs window draperies and bedside curtains as needed. * Cleans toilets, lavatories, washrooms, mop closets, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of such areas. * Distributes clean linen to patient care and ancillary departments. * Empties and relines trash receptacles, paying particular attention to the safe and proper handling of hazardous waste. * Collects soiled linen to aid in the operation of the laundry function. * Performs lifting and moving activities such as stocking oxygen tanks and furniture * Arranges and prepares conference rooms, patient care units and other designated areas as needed. _Required Qualifications:_ * Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions/directions. * Talent for establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships and deal tactfully with others. * Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Prior cleaning, custodial, housekeeping experience. * Demonstrated language skills that allow for two-way communication, effective patient service, coordination with other members of the patient care team. * Capacity to establish procedures, policies and organizational standards, and the safe use of cleaning agents and equipment. _About Western MA Hospital:_ The Western Massachusetts Hospital is the only public hospital operating in the western region of Massachusetts with a mission to serve as a medical safety net for many uninsured and under-insured citizens residing in the region. Western Massachusetts Hospital provides both acute and chronic hospital care to patients with a variety of chronic diseases and complicated medical conditions, such as: * Cardiac and pulmonary disease * Chronic neurological disorders * Complications of strokes * Dementia with major behavioral issues * End stage terminal illnesses of various diagnoses /Consider joining our dynamic team of health care professionals in a work environment that provides high staff to patient ratio and delivers high quality care to all patients on all units. Enjoy the opportunity to provide quality services in a long-term care setting where familiar faces are the norm rather than the exception. / _Total Compensation:_ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program _Pre-Hire Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions, please contact Human Resources at 413-784-9339. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: None Special Requirements: None Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *EVS Hospital Cleaner Location: Massachusetts-Westfield-91 East Mountain Rd Requisition ID: 210007BE

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