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Company: Plantation General Hospital
Location: Plantation, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Floor Care Tech  Environmental Services Department  PRN, Shifts Vary, 0.001 FTE

University Hospital and Medical Center

Tamarac, FL


Facility Description: 

University Hospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader in breakthroughs in orthopedic care as well as joint replacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient child, adolescent, adult and geriatric services while our outpatient services include a Partial hospitalization program (PHP), Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a 24 hour behavioral health support hotline. They are also a certified Baker Act receiving facility. University is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration and certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Our family-friendly ER provides expert, compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations for seniors. Other specialty services include a wound care center as well as comprehensive diagnostic services accredited in multiple modalities including pediatric CT imaging by the American College of Radiology.


We continue a proud tradition of providing high quality personalized care in our local community. Explore possibilities to join our team where colleagues are valued and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect, and dignity.


Position Description:

The EVS Floor Care Technician works under the direction of EVS Management and performs the following general duties: 

  • Provides cleaning services and tile/carpet floor maintenance with consideration of patients, their family and friends, with regard to their personal dignity and respect for their values. 
  • Performs environmental tasks dealing with adherence to infection control policies and procedures to maintain a clean and safe patient environment. 
  • Responsible for daily cleaning of patient's room as well as cleaning discharged rooms in a timely manner for incoming admissions. 
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining non-patient areas, offices, common areas, hallways, and common area rest rooms.
  • Responsible for proper handling of all chemicals as well as following proper infection control policies and proper PPE use.
  • Ensures patient rooms and physical hospital flooring is cleaned and maintained in an efficient, safe, and timely manner, Ensures equipment is in working order, ensures preventive maintenance is completed on equipment.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient and environmental safety issues.
  • Ensures proper signage is placed at the appropriate locations when hazards (i.e. wet floor warnings) are plausible.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of equipment used to clean floors and can identify mechanical issues with the equipment to be reported timely and appropriately.
  • Dust mops and wet mops all tile floors nightly using an approved germicidal detergent at the proper dilution ratio, or other designated agent.
  • Empties mop bucket frequently and mixes new batch of cleaning solution.
  • Vacuums and pre-spots all carpeted areas nightly paying particular attention to corners, edges, and under furniture.
  • Damp dusts all surfaces using an approved germicidal detergent mixed in 5 qt. bucket.
  • When cleaning areas or departments with highly-technical equipment, takes care not to damage equipment by over-wetting when damp dusting.
  • Cleans all rest rooms in assigned areas as outlined in the training manual.
  • Cleans offices and ancillary areas according to procedures outlined in the training manual.
  • Repositions furniture and equipment after room cleaning, turns off lights and closes and locks doors.
  • Cleans corridors following departmental procedures and takes extra care to prevent safety hazards to persons using corridor.
  • Maintains supply cart with necessary equipment and supplies to avoid need to restock during mid-shift.
  • Stores equipment properly when on break, at meal or in meeting.
  • Reports any damage to cleaning equipment to supervisor or department head immediately and takes equipment out of service by placing an out of order tag on it.
  • Correctly cleans all equipment at start and end of each shift.
  • Stores and organizes equipment at end of shift in designated hospital areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Two years' experience providing environmental services in a healthcare environment preferred. 
  • Ability to read, write and converse in English required.

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