DATE POSTED: June 09, 2021
JOB STATUS: Temporary WITHOUT Benefits (1.0 FTE)
POSITION NOS.: 59319 & 59320 *2 positions available*
SALARY: $21.29/hour (BC02)
JOB LOCATION: Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital – Kapa’a, Kaua’i, HI
FUNCTION: These positions are located in the Environmental Services department of Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH). SMMH, Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) and The Kaua’i Region Clinics are part of the Kaua’i Region, Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC), a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i.
The Environmental Services (EVS) Workers provide housekeeping services throughout the hospital and personnel quarters; maintains the hospital and facilities in a sanitary condition; cleans infectious and contaminated areas; provides pest control; picks up contaminated and other materials for disposal; and issues linen and office supplies; and other duties as assigned. In addition, these positions are subject to work on weekends, holidays and evenings. The EVS Workers report directly to the EVS Superintendent I, or its designee.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge of: Practices, tools and materials used in janitorial work; knowledge of basic practices in methods of infection control, housekeeping protocols and procedures, safety, handling and disposal of waste preferred.
Ability to: Lift and carry heavy furniture and equipment; understand and follow oral and written instructions; perform minor building repair and maintenance tasks; and safely operate heavy industrial type cleaning equipment. Ability to reference Material Safety Data Sheet to safely work with departmental chemicals; use small hand tools such as screwdrivers, hammers, and wrenches to perform the daily duties that are assigned; work independently and complete all job assignments on a daily basis preferred.
Licensure: Valid motor vehicle operator’s license preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position. Carry weight up to 50 pounds. Climb ladders to access areas that need to be cleaned; safely work at heights ups to 12 feet and not to exceed 20 feet.
Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.
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