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Aide I
Department: Environ Svcs-Outreach
Schedule: Part-Time/Benefit Eligible .8 FTE
Shift: Evening
Hours: 6:00p - 12:30a
Job Details:

Monday - Friday, 6:00p - 12:30a, 64 hours per two-week pay period.  This position is located in Eldridge.

Position Title: Environmental Services Aide I
Department: Environmental Services

Purpose: Cleans and disinfects patient-care and public areas within the organization to meet internal and external standards.  Will perform general cleaning activities including vacuuming, mopping, wiping, and dusting in patient rooms, restrooms, offices and other areas of the organization.

Report To: Supervisor, Environmental Services

Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others.  There is no formal responsibility for directing others.

Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources.  Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor.  The variety and volume of resources is also very limited.  Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others.


Education: Less than high school graduation

Field Of Study: N/A

Special Training: N/A

Licensure/Registration: Driver's License (Outreach Services staff only)

Experience: No experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people. These may be fellow employees, customers, the public or others outside the organization. Communications are of limited difficulty. Interactions usually involve short, straightforward exchanges of information. The job requires a limited amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions are non-stressful encounters and dealing with uncomplicated problem situations.

Physical Demands: High Intensity: Work requires heavy physical exertion and effort.  Forces exerted are equivalent to lifting between 25 to 50 pounds.  The need for physical stamina and endurance is great.  The degree of physical strain produced on the job is high.  It results in fatigue, and requires periods of rest.  Job requirements for manual dexterity and physical manipulation are high.  Work could involve the coordination of body movements involving various body postures.  The position exceeds these high intensity demands occasionally, 10-35% of the time.

Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.  There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions.  The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes


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