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Date Posted: 05/08/2017
Location: Shrewsbury, PA 17361
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Full Time

SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring an Environmental Services Worker.
Full Time 7:30am-3:30pm
The Village at Shrewsbury-Skilled Care Center

 SpiriTrust Lutheran®delivers an array of programs and services that touch thousands of lives each day. Our name, SpiriTrust Lutheran®captures the essence of who we are and the care and compassion our amazing team delivers. It embraces our Lutheran heritage, our spirit of service, and the reality that people come to us because of their trust in us. 
We provide residential living, assisted living, personal care, memory support and nursing and rehabilitation services in six senior living communities; home care, in-home support, palliative care and hospice services; an innovative program for clinically frail adults aged 55 and older in need of nursing home level-of-care; counseling services; financial education and coaching; domestic abuse solutions; services for the deaf and hard of hearing; volunteer income tax assistance; and an array of volunteer programs.
SpiriTrust Lutheran®started in York, PA in 1951 with $9,000. Today, SpiriTrust Lutheran®is one of the leading non-profit organizations in the region. SpiriTrust Lutheran®and its program agencies and subsidiaries serve annually more than 21,000 people in 20 counties in Pennsylvania and three in northern Maryland.
At SpiriTrust Lutheran®, our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.  

General Responsibilities

Responsible for performing environmental services duties in accordance with established procedures to ensure proper infection and disease control; performing a variety of environmental services duties in order to maintain assigned area(s) in a sanitary, orderly, safe, and attractive condition; achieving goals as established in the department’s annual operating plan; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responding to inquiries or requests for information.

Basic Qualifications

Education/Training: A high school diploma or equivalent normally required.

Skill(s): Speak and understand English; moderate reading, writing, and grammar skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures; demonstrated knowledge of cleaning agents, tools, and laundry and housekeeping equipment operation; valid driver’s license where required to meet Program’s needs.  Refer to separate analysis for physical requirements of the essential functions with or without accommodation.

Experience:   None required.

Essential Duties

Supports the mission and values of SpiriTrust Lutheran  which is: SpiriTrust Lutheran , witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides exceptional health, human, and senior living services by supporting persons in achieving an optimal quality of life.
Interacts with residents, clients, staff, and the general public in ways that demonstrate the agency’s commitment to courtesy, service, and hospitality befitting a church related organization

When assigned to laundry, performs laundry duties to provide clean and sanitary laundry in accordance with established procedures to ensure proper infection and disease control as illustrated by the following:

Collects, sorts, washes, soaks, and dries soiled laundry and linen; operates washers, dryers, and other laundry equipment.

Transfers clothing from washers according to established operating procedures.

Folds, stacks, and delivers laundry, linen and residents’ personal clothing.

Irons and sews personal items when necessary.

Issues clean linens to departments on a daily basis.

Handles contaminated linen according to procedure when necessary.
Picks up laundry and linen from residents.
Maintains records and logs as assigned.
Maintains equipment and supplies in an orderly manner and keeps work area clean, safe, and sanitary; reports any problems related to structural or electrical wear or unsafe conditions; uses supplies and equipment according to directions; inventories supplies on an ongoing basis and notifies appropriate personnel of needed supplies.

Performs all essential housekeeping duties within the laundry area.
Conducts linen usage studies.

When assigned to housekeeping, performs a variety of housekeeping duties in order to maintain assigned area(s) in a sanitary, orderly, safe, and attractive condition as follows:
Receives daily cleaning assignment; selects materials and supplies from utility room; loads service cart and transports to work area; at end of shift returns unused supplies to utility room; leaves trash in designated areas; and cleans cart and all equipment.

Cleans and/or dusts assigned areas, furnishings, fixtures, window sills, blinds, etc., according to established housekeeping procedures; utilizes special cleaning solutions and disinfectants to prevent the spread of disease.
Follows daily, weekly, and monthly schedule as outlined.

Washes walls, inside and outside windows on the ground level; cleans movable and stationary furnishings and fixtures, light fixtures, tops of windows, door frames, and other high places, using ladders when necessary.
Empties, cleans, and relines waste baskets.
Cleans resident and client, private, and public bathrooms using special cleaning solution or germicides to prevent the spread of infection or disease; scours, polishes, and washes sinks, tubs, mirrors, and other plumbing fixtures; replaces disposable items such as towels, liquid soap dispensers, and toilet tissue

Upon discharge of residents, performs terminals cleaning procedures according to established standards.
Arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly and safe fashion; requests help in moving furniture as necessary.
Maintains equipment and supplies in an orderly manner; notifies supervisor when supply levels are low; maintains utility room in a clean and orderly condition.

Reports any problems related to structural and electrical wear.
When assigned performs a variety of floor care duties in a sanitary, orderly, and safe manner inhalls, stairways, lounges, multi-purpose rooms, utility rooms, residents’ rooms, bathrooms, include the following:
Sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, waxes, buffs, and sanitizes hard surface floors utilizing specialized floor cleaning agents or equipment.
Vacuums, scrubs rugs, and sanitizes carpeted floors