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Operating Room EVS Attnd - Full Time - Nebraska Medicine

Sodexo at Nebraska Medicine

Sodexo at Nebraska Medicine


Job title:
Operating Room EVS Attnd - Full Time - Nebraska Medicine

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Job description:
Join Sodexo’s growing team of skilled environmental services workers.

This position would be a full time position and would be based at the #1 Ranked hospital in Nebraska, Nebraska Medicine 4300 Emile St. Omaha, NE. The main campus is conveniently located on the bus line. Pay range is $17.36/hour and based on experience.

Please use the link below to watch a short video featuring current employees and details about the position

Patient area Housekeeper:

We are pleased to offer a HIRING BONUS of up to $750 for some positions at the hospital.

This position has the following shift time available: 2nd shift 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

*Position requires working rotating weekends and holidays*

We offer shift differentials, 10% for second shift and 15% for third shift!

Benefits include medical/vision/dental/401k beginning first day of employment, FREE Metro Area Transit privileges, FREE work out facilities, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, as well as the opportunity to develop and grow your career with Sodexo.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience, high school diploma or GED, age requirement of 18 or older, good working knowledge, must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, maintain high standards (sanitation), positive attitude and the willingness to be open to learning and growing in the industry.

No experience, no problem! We are willing to offer paid training to motivated individuals with a high level of attention to detail, and who want to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Environmental services are one of the most crucial areas in healthcare and is in need of dedicated people that are detail orientated, can manage time productively, and are genuinely friendly and willing to work. These positions are critical to the excellent patient care provided by our client, Nebraska Medicine.

We offer annual performance increases, and endless opportunities for advancement.

Employees who work in healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status as required by applicable law and/or client requirements.

Sodexo puts its employees at the heart of the company. Sodexo was founded in 1966 and is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 50 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 412,000 employees in 55 countries across the globe serving 500 million customers daily.

Position Summary
The Environmental Services Operating Room (OR) Orderly cleans and maintains specified areas within the Perioperative Suites. This individual is responsible for following hospital regulations/policies regarding cleaning, biohazard waste disposal, linen distribution, restocking and communication with ancillary departments as needed. This individual may also be called to assist in an OR suite with limited patient care, i.e., assisting with moving, transporting, or aiding the RN Circulator with limited patient contact.

General Responsibilities:

Applies and comprehends basic principles of sterile technique per hospital policy and Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) guidelines.
Performs work in accordance with all applicable federal, state, local, Sodexo, and client health and safety policies, procedures, and guidelines. Uses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as
appropriate per policy and understands fire and electrical safety, infection control, body mechanics, and related areas, as appropriate to position.
Participates in transfer of patient to OR via established hospital protocol.
Properly and safely uses cleaning chemicals per manufacturer and Sodexo standards.
Empties trash and garbage containers.
Initiates morning food order and ensures refrigerators are clean.
Replenishes supplies and materials.
Participates in performance improvement activities.
As needed, delivers specimens to lab and performs other duties as requested by Supervisory Personnel.
Performs environmental care responsibilities daily.
Test, monitors, and records eyewash stations weekly.
Completes work assignments in allotted time.
Notifies supervisor concerning any need for any maintenance repairs or additions observed.
Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
Informs RN Charge when leaving the department.
Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
Ensures warmers are stocked with blankets and fluids, monitors the warming cabinets throughout the shift.
Rotates and date tags OR Fluid bottles.
Coordinates all linen supply and distribution activities to maintain the flow of work in the Perioperative Services Division.
Accurately restocks linen, environmental cleaning carts, surgical masks/caps/boots/soaps, and cleaning supplies in designated areas, and communicates needs to appropriate personnel.
Ensures proper consolidating of clean linens onto shelves in locker rooms, lounges, sub-sterile rooms, etc.
Accurately evaluates levels and recommends adjustments and changes in order to optimize the level of linen service within Perioperative Services.
Performs routine cleaning/stocking of OR suites, locker rooms, lounges, corridors, etc. in a clean, neat and sanitary manner and restoring area to its standard layout to result in no less than a 90% positive rating upon inspection.
Performs isolation discharge (total cleans) with 90% or better cleaning rating.
Follows all infection control practices including hand washing techniques, standard precautions and isolation practices.
Utilizes equipment and chemicals safely and appropriately as trained, and with the appropriate PPE to avoid injury to oneself and others.
Mixes disinfectant concentrate to proper, ready-to-use concentration (1:128) while wearing gloves and goggles.
Uses other ready-use chemicals appropriately in properly labeled containers.
Reads and understands labels on chemicals regarding proper use, PPE required, and safety measures as demonstrated in performance and noted through supervisor observation and peer input, when appropriate.
Always observes safety precautions and reports safety hazards as appropriate.
Customer Service: Interacts with all individuals in a consistent manner, providing attention, support, and assistance to foster an environment of exceptional personal service.
Maintains a pleasant and helpful demeanor and always presents a professional appearance toward all internal and external customers.
Consistently initiates interaction to aid individuals who may not be direct customers of the employee (i.e. asks patients who appear to be lost if they need assistance in finding their way).
Takes appropriate action to recover from a service difficulty, ensuring that the necessary action is taken to affect a resolution to the customer’s problem.
Conducts all work activities with respect for coworkers, including the maintenance of a pleasant and professional environment, fostering calmness during stressful situations.
Interacts with Supervisory personnel in a professional, supportive and courteous manner, venting emotions appropriate to time and place.
Demonstrates a commitment to service by consistent attendance and punctuality, scheduling absences according to departmental requirements, and incurring unplanned absences only when unavoidable circumstances exist.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
Knowledge of proper and safe use of applicable custodial equipment.
Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
Maturity of judgment and behavior.
Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of Sodexo time and attendance policy and/or client operating hours.
Ability to work a flexible schedule.
Must comply with any dress code requirements.
Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Maintains confidentiality of patient, Sodexo, and client information

High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
No previous experience required.

Ability to learn and use established techniques for the efficient and compliant completion of duties.
Ability to present self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
Ability to communicate with co?workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers and client representatives.
Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employees.
Ability to do work on his/her own with minimal supervision.
Must have basic phone and computer skills (email, texting, etc.).
Good attention to detail.
Ability to work well under pressure.
Adequate/reasonable oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work well alone and in a team.
Ability to use all relevant electronic and communication devices.
Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

Possess a valid driver’s license if required to drive a vehicle
Physical Requirements:

Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses
Significant walking or other means of mobility
Ability to work in a standing position for extended periods of time, up to 8 hours
Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull and frequently lift up to 35 pounds. Occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.
Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events
Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment, however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
Wears protective clothing and/or Personal Protective Equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Benefits Eligibility
Full Time Benefits: At Sodexo, we believe every employee should have the resources to be their best. As part of our overall rewards, we offer benefits programs designed to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle including health, dental and vision insurance. Eligible employees can enroll in their benefits, which will be effective beginning on their first day with Sodexo. We also offer other benefits like paid time off, financial and savings programs and access to our employee assistance program and other discounts (eligibility varies by unit and may not be available to all employees).

Positions available:

Posted on:
March 7, 2023