EVS Technician - Sonoma
Employment Type: Full-Time
Our mission is to provide all of our patients with the highest quality long term acute care and transitional care given in the state of California. We are committed to upholding a culture of shared values that provide dignity, growth, and value to our patients, employees and physicians.
We believe our hospital will provide a variety of quality services that will not only be an asset to the community but a distinct benefit to the surrounding acute hospitals.
It is our vision to become world recognized for our outstanding specialty and long term acute services accomplished through quality, innovation and leadership.
The Long Term Acute Care (LTCH) Division of Sonoma Specialty Hospital is designed to provide care of medically complex patients who have experienced catastrophic illness and/or multi-system failure and are in need of intense rehabilitation services and an extended stay in an acute care setting. These patients usually come directly from a Short Term Acute Care Hospital (STCH) and are in need of vent weaning and acute rehabilitation services for a longer period of time to recover and return to their optimal level of health. The average length of stay (ALOS) of these patients is a range of 25-35 days which is a longer than average stay at a Short Term Acute Care Hospital. Care for these types of patients is provided by RNs, Respiratory Therapists, Wound Care Nurses, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Therapists. Also a collaborative team of specialty physicians, psychologists, dieticians, and social workers will focus on an individualized goal for each patient to recover and reach their independence and optimum level of health.is a missing piece in the continuum of care within the health care system.
Cleans assigned areas in the hospital using special equipment and chemicals necessary to provide a clean, safe, and aseptic environment. Also responsible for ensuring the hospital has sufficient paper products distributed and that linen is clean and available.
Education, Training and Licenses Required:
* High school graduate or equivalent preferred.
* Must be able to read/write and follow written instructions.
* Six months in janitorial work
* Hospital experience preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Must be able to work independently and with others. Must be willing and able to learn new skills as required to perform the functions of this position.
* Equipment Knowledge Required: Must be knowledgeable of the operation and maintenance of various types of janitorial equipment.
* Working Conditions (Noise, Environmental, Demands, Shift, Setting, Human Interface, etc.): Works rotating shifts when necessary. Lifting and carrying of boxes, equipment, and components. Exposure to environmental conditions, i.e., dirt, noise, heights, and working in confined spaces. Caution, good judgement, and care must be exercised for one's own safety and the safety of others.
* Safety Requirements: Employees are responsible for all aspects of the hospital safety and health program including compliance with safety rules and regulations, remedying unsafe working conditions, and for continuously practicing safety while performing duties.
* Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the position is frequently required to do the following:
* Stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and stand for sustained period of time.
* Walk, push, pull, lift, carry objects from a lower to higher position or horizontally from position to position or otherwise move objects.
* Feel sizes, shapes, temperatures, and textures by touching with skin, particularly that of the fingertips.
* Express or exchange ideas orally and potentially loudly, accurately, or quickly.
* Perceive the nature of sound with no less than a 40 db loss @ 1000 Hz and 2000 Hz with or without correction.
* Exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently.
* Minimum standard of visual acuity with or without correction.
* While worker may possibly be subjected to temperature changes, the worker is generally not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions as the work is predominantly inside.