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Environmental Service Associate

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 3
Shift Details: Monday through Friday with alternating weekends and holidays, 11:00pm to 7:30am, 3rd shift, 40 hours a week

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 


The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

Job Responsibilities:

Under direct supervision of the Housekeeping/Environmental Services manager, performs work of ordinary difficulty and assumes responsibilities in the area of Housekeeping/Environmental Services.  General cleaning and routine related activities in assigned areas according to the department standards, policies and procedures.  Maintains a clean and sanitary environment for patients, visitors and hospital personnel. 

  • Cleans and sanitizes environment by completing daily, cycle, periodic, and project cleaning using appropriate equipment, chemicals and supplies, to provide a clean and safe environment.
  • Collects, transports and disposes of municipal, recycled and regulated medical waste.   As required, segregates and packages waste to comply with all local, state and federal regulations regarding waste management.
  • Transports, moves and delivers furniture, equipment and other hospital related items as needed, using carts, hand trucks and dollies, in a safe manner.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English. Must be able to communicate effectively.
  • Must have the ability to operate standard cleaning equipment such as (carts, burnishers, buffers, auto-machines, vacuum cleaners, wet vacuums and other related equipment) as trained.
  • Ability to remain calm in a fast –paced environment and handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with all levels of patients, the public, and other health care workers.
  • Exhibits initiative, flexibility and teamwork.
  • Works collaboratively with co-workers, nursing and others to enhance the Patient Experience.
  • Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
  • Ability to follow and adhere to all hospital and department policies, procedures and training requirements.  
  • Promotes the mission, vision and values of Hartford HealthCare
  • Ability to follow all Hospital Safety and Infection Prevention policies and procedures in performing duties, to include but not limited to emergency situations, internal or external disasters.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent Work Experience


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment. 

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