Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Central Washington Hospital
Department:
Schedule: Pool Position
Shift: Variable Shifts
Hours:

Job Description
*** Please note: This is a pool position – No guarantee of scheduled hours***

Position Summary:
  • This job is primarily responsible for performing routine heavy cleaning of department floors, equipment and walk-in coolers/freezers. This includes maintaining appropriate stores of cleaning materials and related supplies. An incumbent also assists with the cleaning and storage of trayline, caf and production small wares, pots and pans, and equipment. Equipment operation and handling of chemicals are performed in accordance with health and safety standards. Employees may receive incidental cross-training in other service areas.
Essential Functions:
  • Essential Functions:
    • Maintains accurate inventories and par levels of chemicals, small wares and cleaning items for the assigned area.
    • Disassembles, washes and stores small wares from patient trays and the caf accumulator accurately per designated timelines; breaks down patient carts and dishes from the caf; operates proper three-compartment sink procedures for the cleaning of all pots and pans.
    • Operates dishroom and equipment to maintain clean department floors, walls and related surfaces; operates dishroom and.
    • Washes, sanitizes and polishes department equipment in accordance with the cleaning schedule; maintains clean and empty garbage receptacles within production, trayline and caf areas.
    • Attends all required safety training programs and can describe responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, and specific job related hazards. Attends all required safety education programs. Provides complete and accurate responses to safety questions. Operates assigned equipment and performs all procedures in a safe manner as instructed. Maintains work area and equipment in condition required by department standards. Demonstrates proper body mechanics in all functions.
    • Follows the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens. Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, procedures, and correct use of protective barrier equipment. Ensures a safe environment by instituting appropriate control measures. Attends annual education programs.
    • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment. Interacts with all of the above in a considerate, helpful, and courteous manner as observed by supervisor and peers. Fosters mature professional relationships with fellow employees in a courteous, friendly manner as measured by management observation and peer input. Maintains professional composure and confidence during stressful situations. Maintains open communication using appropriate chain of command regarding issues. Conducts all work activities with respect for rights and wishes of patients, visitors, families, and fellow employees. Maintains confidentiality of all hospital and patient information at all times as observed by peers and management. Presents neat appearance in proper attire and identification as required by the position, department, and hospital policy. Continuously displays a ‘can do’ attitude within the department and across departmental lines to contribute to the overall customer service program in place at hospital.
    • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team inter- and intradepartmentally to facilitate the department’s/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives. Participates in staff meetings as determined by supervisor. Supports the hospital’s mission, policies, and procedures through attendance and participation at committee meetings, if applicable. Utilizes automated system to communicate inter- and intradepartmentally, as appropriate. Completes work assignments on time/readily accepts assignments as observed by supervisor. Reports to work on time and is at work as scheduled, as observed by supervisor.
    • Follows procedures, standards of safety, and personal hygiene as required by the department. Hands are properly washed and hair covering worn when working with food. Reports to work in proper uniform. Follows the department safety rules.
    • Maintains a “clean as you go” work space.
    • Performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
Qualifications:
  • Required:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Obtain and maintain a Valid Department of Health Food Handler’s permit issued by the State of Washington
    • Ability to read, understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
    • Ability to read, interpret and apply documents such as procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions, and safety rules.
  • Desired:
    • One year of related work experience in the hospitality, retail or healthcare service fields, with strong customer service emphasis, is preferred.
    • Knowledge of HACCP food handling standards and guidelines, and industry standards relating to personal hygiene in a culinary environment.
Additional Information

Who We Are: Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals and more than 40 medical specialties, to provide comprehensive medical care in North Central Washington. With over 270 physicians and 150 advanced practice clinicians, Confluence Health is the major medical provider between Seattle and Spokane. Our goal is to deliver high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective care close to home. Staying on the leading edge of healthcare innovation is important, so we invest in technology--to provide better care for our patients and allow our providers to operate at the highest level. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost-effective manner. Our Vision: To become the highest value rural healthcare system in the nation that improves health, quality of life, and is a source of pride to those who work here.

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