Environmental Services - NIGHTS - Housekeeping - $15/hr and Up!

  • Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Sep 14, 2021
Full time Housekeeping and Janitorial

Job Description


Evergreen posting for Full-Time and Part-Time Night Aide/Specialist positions.

The Environmental Aide performs critical and valued tasks including maintain the environment for the Health System by performing environmental duties in accordance with Regulatory Agency Standards, Infection Control, and Hospital and Department Policies.

Full-Time (40 hours per week) and Part-time (24 - 32 hours per week) positions available on the Night shift. These positions offer a competitive compensation and offer benefits.

Night shift schedules could be 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. or 11:30 p.m. to 8 a.m. and do require a weekend and holiday rotation.

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.


Education: High School diploma or GED preferred. Able to read and write English. Possesses basic math skills. Experience: Three months customer service or cleaning experience preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain areas such as patient towers, public areas, exam rooms, offices, etc., the Environmental Aide's essential duties include: Cleaning all surfacesDisinfecting all surfacesDusting all surfacesReplenishing all suppliesSpot cleaning carpet and upholsteryCleaning up spillsChanging linen and making bedsOperating vacuum cleaning equipmentDust mopping and damp mopping floors, stairs, and landingsDisposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wasteReporting needed equipment repair and all unsafe situations Identifies safety risks, provides feedback and helps address safety issues. Actively follows safety policies, procedures and practices. Assists in establishing and maintaining an environment that is clean and conducive to patients, visitors, and co-workers' well-being and safety. Demonstrates a positive demeanor that contributes to a culture of trust, respect, and teamwork. Follows our Service Excellence Standards. Effectively communicates with internal and external customers (i.e. active listening, professionalism, appropriate tone of voice and language). Assists in the training of staff to perform Environmental Services duties. Participates in department and unit activities to improve quality and patient care. Assists in keeping corridors clear of clutter, equipment, furniture, etc. for safety and aesthetic purposes.

Required Skills and Abilities

Demonstrated ability to:

Follow written and verbal instructions. Effectively communicate with patients, visitors, and co-workers. Concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Prioritize assigned tasks and organize work in a fast-paced environment. Walk and stand for approximately 90% of work time. Frequently squat, kneel, and lift. Occasionally bend and twist. Able to lift 40 lbs. without assistance. Lift, turn, push, pull, and position equipment. Ability to utilize safe body mechanics.

Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy…

Competitive compensation Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability Retirement savings plan with employer contribution Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health

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