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Housekeeping Floor Tech

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Housekeeping Floor Tech $2000 Signing Bonus

  • 2008600Job Environmental and Custodial ServicesPrimary Location TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Hospital (VUH)Organization EVS 1st Shift - Team 4 201784
    Job SummaryThe Housekeeping Technician / Floor Technician is responsible for floor care duties in the adult hospital. The candidate must have one year of previous experience operating floor care machines. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week).Position ShiftPositions on the following shifts:1st shift - hours 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.2nd shift - hours 3:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m.You are required to work every other weekend in this position and rotating holidays.$2,000 sign on bonus will be available to those who have not worked fulltime at VUMC for the past 1 year.
    Department/Unit SummaryAs the Environmental Services Department at Vanderbilt Medical Center/Adult Hospital, we are dedicated to maintaining a healthy and clean environment for our patients and family members. We have a very diverse department with team members who enjoy what they do and are excited about being a part of the Vanderbilt family. We sustain a high cleaning standard by employing a nine-step cleaning process while training on proper chemical use, proper protective equipment, and patient safety. The Environmental Services Team is responsible for ensuring the hospital environment is patient ready and our team is full of employees who are always willing to help!Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.VUMC Recent AccomplishmentsBecause we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
    • Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
    • Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
    • The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
    • American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
    • Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
    • National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
    • Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
      Qualifications1 year of experience operating floor care machines is a requirement for this role and great customer service skills.Preferred Qualifications:Customer Service or previous housekeeping or janitorialKey Responsibilities:
      • Cleaning and Maintenance
      • Floor care - stripping and waxing floors (detailed)
      • Cleans assigned area according to established procedures
      • Uses chemicals and supplies appropriately and correctly
      • Reports light outages and other maintenance needs to supervisor
      • Equipment Operation
      • Uses buffers, extractors, side-by-side, and vacuums safely and correctly
      • Uses buckets, wringers, and other non-electrical equipment correctly
      • Cleans and maintains equipment daily to ensure correct and proper operation
      • Customer Service
      • Collects soiled linen and pillows in public waiting areas
      • Greets visitors cheerfully and offers assistance as needed
      • Interfaces with other staff in a friendly, professional mannerQualifications:Previous experience not required.Great customer service skillsLess than 1 year experience.Preferred Qualifications:Customer Service or previous housekeeping or janitorialPhysical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:Movement
        • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
        • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
        • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
        • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
        • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
        • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
        • Occasional: Crawling: moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
        • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
        • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands.Sensory
          • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
          • Occasional: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
          • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.Environmental Conditions
            • Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
            • Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.
            • Occasional: Radiation: May be exposed to occupational radiation, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Radiation Safety Program which includes training, use of personal protective equipment with lead shielding, and personal dose monitoring.
            • Occasional: Climate: Ability to withstand exposure to atmospheric extremes including heat, cold, humidity, and barometric pressure changes
            • INDTG

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