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Floor Care Technician (Evenings)

Austin, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Evenings (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 
Heart Hospital of Austin is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. Heart Hospital of Austin —home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world—is a 58- bed hospital with a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department, an advanced Executive Wellness Program, five operating rooms (ORs), including two hybrid ORs, three catheterization labs and two electrophysiology labs. It is one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Healthgrades awarded Heart Hospital of Austin, in conjunction with its parent campus, St. David’s Medical Center, the 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics for nine years and to Truven's list of 100 Top Hospitals for four years, in conjunction with St. David’s Medical Center.

 

The Best is Here - St. David's Healthcare - Austin Texas

 

 

Housekeeping / Environmental Services Tech performs a variety of duties for the cleaning and maintenance of the hospital. The primary responsibility of the Housekeeper is to provide the highest quality of service to customers at all times. In order to fulfill these responsibilities, Housekeepers clean offices, patient rooms, guest rooms, bathrooms, lavatories, halls, food service areas, patient service areas, and any other area that may need attention.

 

Primary Functions
  • Cleans light fixtures, ceiling and vents, walls, mattresses, furniture, windows and window coverings, floors and carpets, restroom, fixtures and showers.                         

  • Replenish paper and plastic products.                                                         

  • Move furniture, supplies and equipment.                                                    

  • Hang draperies (to include cubicle and shower curtains).                               

  • Set-up tables and chairs in auditorium or halls.                                            

  • Push/pull cleaning cart or flatbed, carry buckets.                                          

  • Operate equipment such as vacuum cleaner and telephone.                             

  • Maintain equipment and wear protective clothing as required by the work environment or government regulations.

  • May also train workers engaged in cleaning and maintaining the premises.

Staff/Unit Responsibilities
  • Uses resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.                               

  • Participates in peer review.                                                                      

  • Participates in developing other staff and affiliating students.                         

  • Maintains and develops own professional competencies.                                

  • Maintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.        

  • Assists in interdepartmental service coordination.                                         

  • Actively participates in the Performance Improvement and Utilization

  • Review programs.                                                                                  

  • Assists in directing and guiding staff in the coordination of unit operations.      

  • Assists in all aspects of care if in the environment, such as dietary, housekeeping, infection control, and supply and equipment management.                                          

  • Attends 80% of in-services and departmental meetings.                                 

  • Help provide staff to other areas of the hospital when needed.

Professionalism
  • Adheres to dress code, conduct and attendance policies.                                

  • Accepts both positive and negative constructive feedback.                             

  • Attends at least 80% of in-services and departmental meetings.                       

  • Demonstrates a supportive/positive attitude toward the hospital and fellow employees – is a positive team member.

  • Expresses self in an organized, comprehensive, articulate and concise manner.

Initiative
  • Develops specific work plans and due dates.                                                

  • Follows through on planned assignments within assigned timeframes.   

  • Demonstrates willingness to accept extra assignments

  • Adjusts to changes, work pressures or different situations without due stress

  • Demonstrates skill in developing improvement work methods

  • Effective in cost control and resource utilization 

 

Benefits

Full & Part-time positions eligible for benefits

Career Growth

Medical, Dental and Vision Healthcare

Tuition Reimbursement

401K

Short & Long Term Disability

Life Insurance

 

 

 

 

 

   

Qualifications

Education/Experience

Required

10th grade education or higher
Must be able to read and write English.
Ability to understand and participate in conversational English 
Ability to read text on pagers

 

Preferred 

Housekeeping, janitorial or environmental service experience preferred but not required 

Previous experience with stripping and waxing floors preferred

Previous experience with carpet care preferred 

 

 

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Facility: St. David's Heart Hospital of Austin
Job ID: 25960-63645
Category: Environmental Services
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Evenings (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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