Environmental Services Trainer

  • Part Time
  • Personal Trainer
  • Anywhere


Why ThedaCare?

ThedaCare’s reputation for providing outstanding, individualized care is directly attributed to the unrelenting passion for safety and quality demonstrated by our team members. We advocate for each patient by providing timely information and convenient access that empower them to make confident decisions about their health. Our combined expertise allow us to better predict and prevent disease and support a more proactive approach to care, making a critical difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

A career with ThedaCare means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you’re interested in joining a healthcare system that is changing the face of care and wellbeing in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.

Job Description Summary :

The Environmental Services Trainer serves as the primary department resource and is responsible for training department team members. Cleans and disinfects assigned areas, transports and removes waste, sanitizes, stocks, and organizes assigned areas. Follows standard work processes, complies with infection prevention standards, properly mixes and stores chemicals, and uses personal protective equipment.

Job Description:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Trains team members in the processes for cleaning and disinfecting patient rooms, floors, offices, conference rooms, equipment, furniture, common areas, and waiting rooms following hospital-approved infection prevention standards. 2. Trains team members on and independently perform high level cleaning in specialized areas such as clinical areas, surgical suites, cath lab, specialty rooms, and sterile areas. 3. Models best practices and behaviors to inspire and be a role model for team members. 4. Collaborates with multiple departments to ensure patient and department priorities are met day-to-day that result in the safest outcomes for our patients and customers. Serves as a resource for external and internal department team members on environmental services matters. 5. Rounds on team members to address concerns and provide regular education and assistance. 6. Assists department leaders with ongoing educational sessions for team members, and provides input on department processes, training materials, and suggestions for improvement. 7. Helps to problem solve concerns and provides daily monitoring of environmental services assigned areas, partnering with environmental services and nursing leaders. 8. Identifies issues before they arise and solves the issue or escalates the issue to the appropriate person. 9. Coaches and trains team members in methods of collaboration with multiple departments so patient and department priorities are met, ensuring the safest outcome for our patients and customers. 10. Trains and educates team members on proper personal protective equipment and cleaning procedures specific to infectious elements in isolation rooms. Ensures environmental services team members maintain proper infection control cleaning standards at all times, including hand hygiene requirements. 11. Understands, trains, and coaches team members on proper hospital-approved chemicals and disinfectants and dwell times (amount of time the chemical or disinfectant needs to stay wet on surface) for each task performed and product used. 12. Coaches and mentors the basic standards set by OSHA, EPA, The Joint Commission, DOT, CDC, HIPAA, RCRA, CMS (conditions for participation) AHE, state, and local regulating bodies. 13. Trains team members on how to handle various types of waste, such as regular waste, recycling, hazardous, chemo, regulated medical waste, pharmaceutical, and radioactive waste. Understands basic standards set by federal, state, and local regulating bodies. 14. Demonstrates knowledge of and supports hospital mission, vision, and values statements, standards, policies and procedures, confidentiality, corporate compliance plan, customer service standards, and ethical behavior. QUALIFICATIONS: • High school diploma or GED • Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) or Certified Surgical Cleaning Technician (CSCT) • DOT Training and Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) training • One year of hospital, skilled nursing facility, or other related cleaning experience • Ability to read, write, and comprehend the English language PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance • Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties WORK ENVIRONMENT: • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock • Potential exposure to sharp objects and instruments. Full-time; 2nd shift, 2:00pm-10:30pm; every other weekend and holiday.

full time 2nd shift, 2pm-10:30pm, every other weekend and holiday

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ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Appleton – Appleton,Wisconsin

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