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Floor E/S Technician
Department: Environmental Services
Schedule: Full time
* Prefer Highschool diploma or GED. Previous floor tech experience preferred.
Works in a well-lighted, heated and ventilated building. Hours may vary to accommodate needs in the department as prescribed by the philosophy of the hospital. May work in other areas than assigned when needed. Exposure to blood borne pathogens is high risk. This position requires close interaction with medical staff and ancillary areas in order to facilitate a quality multi-disciplinary approach to patient care and safety. Under general supervision, the Floor Technician is responsible for, including but not limited to: collecting and disposing of regular and infectious medical waste (trash), collection of soiled linens, support clean linen delivery, refinishing and maintaining resilient floors, cleaning and maintaining carpets, maintaining utility rooms, public areas, stairwells (including walls), freight elevators/landings, public/staff elevators, hanging drapes/cubicle curtains, moving furniture, support with facility Disaster Preparedness and all other duties assigned. Sufficient mobility and dexterity of both arms and legs to safely operate hand and power type tools and equipment. Mechanical devices may not be such that they interfere with safety aides (PPE’s) Personal Protective Equipment. Ability to lift/move various types of equipment, supplies/chemicals, and furniture of light/medium weight. Work requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting and stretching Requires reading, writing and counting skills. Previous housekeeping training/experience preferred. Interpersonal skills required to interact with co-workers and departmental employees. Mental and visual effort required determining appropriate actions for housekeeping or cleaning needed in assigned areas. Requires, at minimum, basic knowledge after training of cleaning procedures, operating equipment necessary in maintaining a clean and safe environment.