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Working As An Environmental Health Aide

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • Repetitive

  • $20,870

    Average Salary

What Does An Environmental Health Aide Do At Mercy Health

* Reports to the Environmental Services Manager.
* In accordance with established Policies and Procedures, performs preventative cleaning procedures necessary to maintain the facility in an orderly, sanitary and attractive condition.
* Responsible for the safe pick up and transport of all infectious, solid and recyclable waste from holding areas to the incinerator, compactor or storage areas.
* Transports clean and soiled linen.
* Visibly supports the mission and vision of St.
* Elizabeth Health Center

What Does An Environmental Health Aide Do At Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

* Seven Step Cleaning – Cleans all assigned areas following steps and within timeframes
* established in department guidelines.
* Waste/Soiled Linen Handling – Follows established hospital/department procedures for handling,
* containment, and disposal of general, infectious waste and soiled linen as outlined in the
* department manual.
* Standard Precautions – Utilizes documented procedures in the infection Control Policy and
* Procedures manual and personal protective equipment to prevent the spread of infection to
* patients, visitors and staff.
* Project Work – Performs projects work as requested by Manager, Supervisors and Leads.
* Responds to emergency requests.
* Assists with furniture moves.
* Uses cardboard and trash compactors.
* Periodic Maintenance – Maintains all surfaces utilizing departmental procedures for cleanliness
* and appearance as outlined in the Environmental Service Aide Manual and in training.
* Chemical Knowledge and Use – Demonstrates knowledge of proper chemical mixture, usage,
* storage, and labeling as outlined in the Environment of Care Manual and the Environmental Service Aide Manual.
* Safety/Care for Environment – Maintains safety guidelines when performing all functions as outlined in the Department Policy and Procedures Manual.
* Attends meetings as scheduled by department and hospital

What Does An Environmental Health Aide Do At Northwell Health

* Performs all cleaning functions following established procedures in a timely fashion.
* Uses properly labeled cleaning supplies for each job as instructed.
* Maintains tools and equipment in good condition, uses supplies economically.
* Cleans beds, blinds, ceilings, light fixtures, sinks, toilets, bathtubs, showers, walls, windows, wall tiles, ceiling & wall vents, televisions, etc following established procedures.
* Washes and hangs draperies and cubicle curtains.
* Washes and polishes furniture and metal.
* Sweeps walkways and outside perimeter of facility (where currently applicable).
* Sweeps, mops, strips, scrubs, vacuums, and buffs floors.
* Replenishes liquid soap, paper towels and toilet tissue.
* Moves furniture from one area in facility to another (where currently applicable).
* May be asked to move furniture to outside storage facility.
* Distributes clean linen carts.
* Picks up soiled linen and delivers to linen department.
* Collects garbage, cleans and re–lines trash receptacles with plastic liners.
* Transports garbage to designated area and disposes non–infectious waste appropriately.
* Deposits Red Bags
* Infectious Waste, in holding cart in cautious manner
* Transports Red
* Bag garbage to Sani
* Pak area and inserts into Sani
* Pak.
* Operates Sani
* Pak receptacle.
* Moves all furniture and replaces same after carpet installations, in preparation to strip, seal or wax floors or when a department is relocating (where currently applicable).
* Moves all of the aforementioned as necessary for the smooth and efficient flow of any required work to be performed and replaces same.
* Sets up and breaks down tables, chairs, lecture podiums, etc. according to specifications.
* Removes trash before setting up next function/meeting

What Does An Environmental Health Aide Do At Mercy Medical Center Clinton

* Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships.
* Approaches conflict in a constructive manner.
* Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participates in their resolution.
* Maintains knowledge to perform the duties of the job.
* Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
* Practices effective communication in all interactions (patient, visitor, co-worker, etc.)
* Promotes a positive work environment by demonstrating teamwork.
* Cleans and sanitizes assigned work areas.
* Demonstrates and utilizes proper body mechanics and lifting techniques with equipment, linen and trash.
* Productively utilizes time when assignments are complete.
* Assists nursing with patient care and equipment when requested.
* Other Functions and Responsibilities
* Performs other duties as assigned._

What Does An Environmental Health Aide Do At Thompson Health

* Performs a variety of cleaning duties following established procedures.
* Must use judgment, creativity, resourcefulness, and planning to complete work in an efficient manner and overcome obstacles.
* Must use judgment and sensitivity to respond to patients,
* visitors, and associates

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Environmental Health Aide Demographics


  • Female

  • Male

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Portuguese

  • Vietnamese

  • Yoruba

  • Akan

  • Polish

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Top Environmental Health Aide Skills

  1. Emergency Room
  2. Sanitize Patient Rooms
  3. Safety Hazards
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Maintain a clean environment for the Emergency Room, sterilize patient rooms.
  • Clean and sanitize patient rooms and areas monitor patient floors doing project management set ups.
  • Report damage or abuse of property, maintenance concerns, and any fire or safety hazards.
  • Maintained activity reports and records of inspections and investigations in the Environmental Health Division programs.
  • Interacted with patients and their families to ensure a positive hospital experience and maintain a high level of customer service.

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