Environmental Services Technician - UTower
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-24
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Clean and maintain cleanliness in assigned patient care ancillary areas within the hospital and hospital properties according to the standards of service, including hard surface floor and carpet care. Responsible for the removal of biomedical waste, regular waste, and soiled linen from the hospital and the moving of equipment and office furniture.
Minimum qualifications include a High School Diploma or equivalent. Excellent English skills (both verbal and written). Must be able to relate to elderly patients, children and visitors and patients. Follow established cleaning methods and procedure in performing daily cleaning duties. Use cleaning chemicals approved by the Director of Environmental Services only. The individual must adhere to the Hospital and Departmental policies and procedures for Fire safety, Standard Precautions, Hazardous Communication, Waste Management, Dress Code, Attendance and Punctuality, General Safety and HIPPA. In lieu of education: One-year experience as a housekeeper in the hotel/ motel commercial/ industrial sanitation or health care related field.
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