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Atrium Health Environmental Services Technician - Atrium Health Cleveland - 1st Shift FT in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Atrium Health is seeking a full-time Environmental Services Technician. This position promotes environmental protection by maintaining healthy and safe medical facilities for employees and visitors.

Position Highlights:

• Starting pay: $17.50/hour!

• Eligible for our Prepaid College Tuition Assistance (https://teammates.atriumhealth.org/careers/career-development-center/educational-assistance/education-that-works) program (up to $5,250/year)!

What We Offer:

• Education: Earn your high school diploma or take ESL classes with no out-of-pocket expenses through our Online High School (https://cdn.atriumhealth.org/-/media/human-resources/documents/career-development/gedesl_2022_final.pdf?rev=90ff0daf57b04e0cb2bda79bc4fbd63b&hash=4D8582678EC39974ACAC27BC8C186D6C) !

• Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350 in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program

• Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid maternity leave & 4 weeks paid parental leave

• Health Benefits: Amazing health insurance with the option of a copay or HSA eligible plan

• Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions:

  1. Performs complete cleaning of assigned areas to include, but not limited to:

• Dusting and sanitizing furniture, equipment, mirrors and fixtures

• Washing windows, walls, ceilings, vents and light fixtures

• Sweeping, scrubbing and refinishing floors

• Vacuuming and shampooing carpet

• Re-stocking restrooms

• Replacing light bulbs

• Reporting repairs

Most of the work is indoors but may assist with outdoor cleaning including parking lot, windows, and roof. Various cleaning activities may include the use of a ladder.

  1. Heavy contact with cleaning chemicals, disinfecting agents, floor strippers and finishes.

  2. Removes waste by:

• Collecting and transporting soiled linen

• Emptying trash containers

• Changing sharps containers

• Transporting solid and hazardous waste to compactors

• Recycling material

• Emptying cigarette receptacles in smoking areas

  1. Keeps equipment clean and orderly and reports equipment failures or other mechanical issues to maintenance staff.

  2. Maintains safe working environment and provides quality service by complying with procedures, rules and regulations, infection control guidelines, and meeting departmental quality standards.

  3. Attends all required in-service education and training classes including safety update programs to maintain technical knowledge.

  4. Consistently demonstrates the ability to meet time schedules and deadlines.

Qualified Candidates:

• Preferred: High School diploma or GED equivalent

• Preferred: One year experience

• Can prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner

• Can operate equipment

• Can establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers

Work Environment:

• Performs repetitive work according to set procedures

• Stressful, fast paced

• Works in contaminated, isolation, construction and renovation areas

• Occasionally works in extreme temperatures and around unpleasant smells

• Exposure to individuals with various degrees of mental, physical conditions and illnesses

Atrium Health is one of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations, connecting patients with on-demand care, world-class specialists and the region’s largest primary care network. A recognized leader in healthcare delivery, quality and innovation, our foundation rests on providing clinically excellent and compassionate care.

We’ve been serving our community since 1940, when we opened our doors as Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Since then, our network has grown to include more than 40 hospitals and 900 care locations ranging from doctors’ offices to behavioral health centers to nursing homes.

Our focus: Delivering the highest quality patient care, supporting medical research and education, and joining with partners outside our walls to keep our community healthy.

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