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BFT Temporary Environmental Service aides needed At MGH
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Job Description

Bulfinch Temporary Service is a division of Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare. We are presently seeking entry level candidates on an as needed basis to fill a variety of temporary environmental service type positions in various departments throughout MGH, BWH and other Partners affiliates. Assignments can be short or long term, full or part-time. We are looking for people that are flexible and available to different shifts, including weekend and evening hours. Job tasks include: performing a variety of cleaning tasks in order to maintain the hospital facilities in sanitary, attractive, and orderly condition for internal & external customers. Completes work in assigned areas by cleaning, sanitizing, and polishing environmental surfaces according to departmental and hospital policies & procedures. Uses a variety of chemicals and equipment including (but not limited to) germicidal detergent, bleach, window cleaner, all purpose cleaner, bucket/wringer, vacuum cleaner, and a variety of hand tools. Cleans & prepares post-discharge patient rooms according to department procedures. Secures dysfunctional equipment against unauthorized use. Reports breakdowns to supervisor. Performs other similar or related duties that may be assigned or as necessary.

Requires physical ability to pull, bend, stoop, reach & climb ladders. Must be able to lift over 75 lbs. Must perform repetitive motions in the process of dry mopping, wet mopping, vacuuming, and hand scrubbing. Must be able to operate heavy equipment, such as, but not limited to, buffers and auto scrubbers. Requires good verbal communication skills to interact with patients, visitors & staff, often under stressful situations. Basic ability to speak and understand English (oral & written)

About Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital, established in 1811, is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. The MGH conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the United States, with an annual research budget of more than $450 million and major research centers in AIDS, cardiovascular research, cancer, cutaneous biology, medical imaging, neurodegenerative disorders, transplantation biology and photomedicine. In 1994, MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital joined to form Partners HealthCare System, an integrated health care delivery system comprising the two academic medical centers, specialty and community hospitals, a network of physician groups, and non-acute and home health services.