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A.O. Fox Hospital Environmental Services Aide in Oneonta, New York

A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital is dedicated to recruiting talented professionals to provide the primary and specialty care needed in our community. Fox will harness information technology and provide facilities that will optimize clinical outcomes and patient experience.

Environmental Services Aide Job Summary:

Patient ambassador for the hospital, interacting with patients while cleaning, using appropriate chemicals to clean and/or sanitize the areas assigned, following infection control procedures, and utilizing the duty list checklist. Additionally if qualified, floor care/maintenance is performed, including burnishing, top scrub & recoat, strip and applying new finish, and bonneting.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience: None required

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Requires the ability to read and follow instructions.

  • Physical Requirements: Able to walk and stand for long periods. Bending, squatting, pushing, and pulling. Able to lift up to 35 pounds.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of department policies and procedures.

  • Clean assigned area per the 10 Step Cleaning method and any other specific requirements per the assigned duties/duty list checklist.

  • Uses appropriate chemicals, techniques, and infection control procedures while cleaning.

  • Follow assigned duties for the day listed on the duty list/daily check list.

  • Incorporates scripting/AIDET into daily tasks.

  • Follows all EPIC policies and procedures per Department standards.

  • Reports any maintenance or repairs needed immediately to management or identifies on daily checklist.

  • Performs related services such as changing curtains, stocking supplies

  • Maintains equipment, tools and storage areas in clean, orderly and good operating condition.

  • Responds rapidly and thoroughly to emergencies, special needs, spills, etc.


  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • Free membership to FoxCare Fitness and BurnAlong (Online Wellness Platform)

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Supplemental whole or term life insurance

  • Supplemental accident insurance

  • Fully funded 401K retirement plan with immediate vesting and an option to contribute individually

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid sick leave

  • Perfect attendance bonus (prorated for part time employees)

  • Shift differentials and weekend bonus

  • Full service cafeteria/cyber cafĂ© with discount and payroll deduction option

  • Full service pharmacy at FoxCare with payroll deduction option for copays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Onsite employee wellness with free Immunizations/vaccinations, wellness education, and ergonomics consulting/recommendations

  • Teledoc with no copay with insurance enrollment

  • Adoption allowance

  • Legal assistance and identity theft protection programs

  • Pet Insurance

A. O. Fox Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military background.