Job Description

Aspirus Ironwood Hospital


Ironwood, MI


Shifts: Varied


For a 3rd year in a row,Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in theUnited States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying thetop-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizationalperformance.


We are seeking an ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST in Ironwood,Michigan to work in our clinics at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital. TheEnvironmental Specialist provides a clean and bacteriologically safeenvironment for patients, staff and visitors at the Aspirus Ironwood clinics.  Must be able to follow all applicablepolicies, procedures, schedules, sanitation and safety requirements


*   Knowledge of housekeepingstandards and practices normally acquired through a demonstrated ability to read,write and follow verbal or written directions. A high school diploma or GED equivalent and previous experience in ahousekeeping department beneficial.

*   Demonstrates proficiency inoperating numerous pieces of floor care equipment such as high speed buffer,automatic scrubbing machine, carpet extractor and wet vacs, and possesses theability to perform minor equipment repairs and preventative maintenance onfloor care equipment.

*  Previouswork experience in environmental services is preferred.


Hours: This position is occasional / as needed.Retirement plan available.

Aspirus Ironwoodincludes a 25 bed critical access hospital, multi-specialty clinic, satelliteclinic in Wisconsin, surgical clinic, walk-in clinic and a home health agency.Ranked among the top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation by the NationalRural Health Association, Grand View's service area covers approximately 30,000people. The hospital has a 4 bed ICU, 3 bed OB unit, and 4 surgical units.The emergency department is staffed 24/7 with ER physicians, with approximately12,000 visits annually. The hospital's inpatient census is 10 patients per day.The outpatient clinic has over 50,000 visits annually.

Ironwood,Michigan is located on the far western end of the Upper Peninsula of Michiganin Gogebic County. Ironwood is approximately 15 miles from the shores of LakeSuperior. The population of Gogebic County is approximately 17,000.

While thecommunity is rural, Ironwood has a local airport that keeps us connected toother major airports. Near by cities include: Duluth, MN 110 miles east,Minneapolis, MN 240 miles southwest, Wausau, WI 120 miles south, and Madison,WI 250 miles south.

Enjoy numerousfestivities held throughout the year, various entertainments at the downtownhistorical theatre, and the Copper Peak snowmobile hill climb. Hiking can beenjoyed at any of the numerous parks, including the Black River National Forestbyway/waterfalls or the Apostle Island National Park. The area offers anabundance of fishing, hunting, camping, biking, alpine and Nordic skiing,snowmobiling, canoeing/kayaking, and golfing. The area has 4 local publicschool systems and several parochial schools where the students benefit from alow student/teacher ratio. Gogebic County is also home to the Gogebic CommunityCollege. Two community theaters as well as a large civic arena provideopportunities for enjoyment. The local area offers a wonderful small townlifestyle with many four season recreational activities.

Asan Aspirus team, we demonstrate caring, we plan to impact the future, work withhappiness and enthusiasm, recognize our power to make a difference and improvethe health of our communities.


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