01 Mar
Environmental Specialist
Texas, San marcos , 78666 San marcos USA

Job Summary:Under direct supervision, maintains prescribed standards of cleanliness for assigned areas using approved cleaning solutions and procedures by following posted work schedules. Supervision Received and Exercised: Under the supervision of Management of Environmental Services performs assigned duties and tasks in accordance with organizational rules, policies and procedure.Essential Responsibilities:This description is for recruitment posting purposes only. It has not received full HR review and approval.

Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

Maintains floor and other surfaces by independently operating, electric washing, stripping, waxing, polishing and vacuuming equipment, making adjustments to control and operation techniques to obtain optimum results.

Performs all general cleaning duties in assigned work area such as offices, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, examination rooms, patient rooms and special procedure rooms by dusting, sweeping, scrubbing, mopping and vacuuming using approved procedures, materials and equipment.

Inspects assigned area to ensure compliance with department standards; assures security; reports deficiencies.

Replenishes dispensers for such items as soap, hand towels, toilet tissue and toilet seat covers in assigned area.

Properly disposes of all refuse generated such as paper, patient foamites, needles, syringe IV tubing, glass, pressurized cans, isolated trash and other items by depositing in appropriate receptacles through specified procedures.

Transports and disposes of soiled linen in proper areas through approved methods.

Cleans and maintains all receptacles and replaces with proper size, type and color of plastic liners as needed.

Moves equipment/furniture; removes and hangs drapes and cubicle curtains.

Cleans equipment such as wheelchairs, gurneys and hamper holders according to established procedures.

May perform other routine duties assigned such as: Moving and delivering materials throughout the facility; patient checkout procedures by sanitizing beds, mattresses, furniture and unit with approved materials through specified procedures and makes up bed with fresh linen in specified manners.

Participates in staff development within the department and in courses required by the medical center.

Establishes and maintains courteous, cooperative relations when interacting with other personnel, Health Plan members and the public.

KP Service Standards: Follows LMPs ABCs: Takes Initiative: Positive first impression, ask how you can help and give information Take Responsibility: Solve problems, resolve conflict, assume ownership Take Care: Protect confidentiality, show respect, value differences, and show empathy Take Pride: Neat work area, low noise, be professional, support your team and KP. Performs other related duties as required.

Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Basic Qualifications:ExperienceN/AEducation


License, Certification, Registration


Additional Requirements:

Possess good physical stamina and must be able to endure long periods of time on feet.

Ability to do moderate to heavy lifting required.

Ability to read and follow basic work instructions required.

Preferred Qualifications:



May be required to work different locations/hours/shifts based on operational needs

COMPANY: KAISERTITLE: Environmental SpecialistLOCATION: San Marcos, CaliforniaREQNUMBER: 1259948External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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