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State of Massachusetts EVS Hospital Cleaner (FSW II) - Seasonal in Pocasset, Massachusetts

The Pocasset Mental Health Center (PMHC) operated by the Department of Mental Health isis currently hiring for the position of EVS Hospital Cleaner (Facility Service Worker II). The hospital provides a mental health system of care that is responsive and appropriate, offering services that are of high quality, accessible and cost effective. Services are designed to be individualized, promote independence and recovery and prevent unnecessary hospitalization. Selected candidates will have at least 6 months or more environmental services cleaning experience preferably in a healthcare setting.

_Please Note_: _This is a Seasonal position for an anticipated duration of 90 days and is 40 hours per week._ The recommended candidate will work 9:00am to 5:30pm. The days off are Sunday and Monday.

_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_

  • Performs day-to-day housekeeping services to the main hospital and other buildings on campus to ensure a clean, attractive facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards.

  • Sweeps, vacuums, and washes floors, using appropriate equipment and supplies to maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the hospital.

  • Dusts, polishes and washes interior surfaces such as windows furniture, walls, ceilings, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain building in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Prepares beds after washing using appropriate linen supplies and removes/hangs window draperies and bedside curtains as needed.

  • Cleans toilets, lavatories, washrooms, mop closets, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of such areas.

  • Distributes clean linen to patient care and ancillary departments.

  • Empties and relines trash receptacles, paying particular attention to the safe and proper handling of hazardous waste.

  • Collects soiled linen to aid in the operation of the laundry function.

  • Performs lifting and moving activities such as stocking supplies and furniture.

  • Arranges and prepares conference rooms, patient care units and other designated areas as needed.

_Required Qualifications:_

  • Six months of experience in building or instutional cleaning

  • Demonstrated ability to follow oral and written instructions/directions.

  • Talent for establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships and deal tactfully with others.

  • Ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time and lift/carry heavy objects.

_Preferred Qualifications:_

  • Demonstrated language skills that allow for two-way communication, effective patient service, coordination with other members of the patient care team.

  • Capacity to establish procedures, policies and organizational standards, and the safe use of cleaning agents and equipment.

  • Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

_DMH Mission Statement:__ _

Cape & Islands Site / Pocasset Mental Health Center provide comprehensive services to adults and children. Programs include a 16-bed acute in-patient unit, Case Management, Day Treatment Program, and Adult Community Clinical Services. The Pocasset Mental Health Center is a Joint Commission certified facility. In all we always aspire to create an environment which promotes growth and independence for those we serve, families, and employee alike.

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_Pre-Hire Process:_

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Human Resources at (508) 977-3120.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work.

Special Requirements: None

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Equipment, Facilities & Services

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: EVS Hospital Cleaner (FSW II) - Seasonal

Location: Massachusetts-Pocasset-830 County Road

Requisition ID: 210002Z0