Mercy Medical Center Clinton Housekeeping - Environmental Associate Full Time in Saint Joseph PACE - Mishawaka, Indiana

Department:

PC602_68301 Center Support Services

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Position Purpose:

Saint Joseph PACE, a member of Trinity Health, is seeking a Environmental Services Associate / Housekeeper, for its location in Mishawaka, Indiana. This position will work primarily Monday thru Friday within the PACE Center. Saint Joseph PACE provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement.

Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. PACE is an innovative model that enables individuals who are 55 years old or older and certified by their state to need nursing home care to live as independently as possible. Through PACE, today’s fragmented health care financing and delivery system comes together to serve the unique needs of each individual in a way that makes sense to the frail elderly, their informal caregivers, health care providers and policy makers.

Job Description Details:

Job Duties

  • Cleans assigned areas following Saint Joseph PACE housekeeping policies and procedures and meeting all State, Federal and Local requirements.

  • Cleans all furnishings as scheduled.

  • Cleans floors with appropriate supplies that decontaminate.

  • Cleans all day center tables, chairs, floors as needed Replenishes supplies of soap, paper towel, bathroom tissues and other dispensable items as needed.

  • Reports any mechanical failures or negative conditions. Notifies supervisor when supplies are low.

  • Stores cleaning equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly fashion, ensuring storage area is locked and secured after use of supplies.

  • Maintains restrooms with approved supplies.

  • Follows all Saint Joseph PACE and TH PACE Policies and Procedures. Know the location and purpose of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

  • Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.

  • Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience working with a frail or elderly population.

  • Experience in a long-term care facility or with a community-based geriatric program preferred.

  • Required to have basic computer skills such as ability to use keyboard and mouse, as well as finding, opening, saving and closing files. Required to be able to do basic data entry (or to complete a basic data entry in-service within first 2 weeks of hire) sufficient to fill out the Staff Information Form on-line.

  • Must be able to read, write, and understand multiple step processes.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place.

  • Manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

  • Vision and hearing within normal range, with or without reasonable correction or accommodation.

  • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, kneel, reach and stoop as needed.

  • Ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds and push or pull objects exceeding one hundred fifty (150) pounds, using appropriate body mechanics.

  • Ability to reach at arm’s length and overhead in the Center and in community settings for prolonged periods of time.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.