Environmental Services Floor Tech II - Ben Taub Hospital
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
JOB SUMMARY: Assists in all activities of the Environmental Services (EVS) department with primary duties being floor care maintenance. Ability to follow routine floor care and cleaning schedules in addition to management's requests for unscheduled tasks and project assignments. Duties may also include cleaning and/or maintaining all areas of Harris Health System facilities. This position requires the ability to operate equipment safely, ensure a safe environment for staff and visitor's and personal responsibility for your safety. Work assignments may be completed individually or in a team setting.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School diploma or GED preferred; or six months recent hospitality, commercial or healthcare housekeeping experience in lieu of high school diploma/GED.
Work Experience (Years and Area): Three years of hospitality, commercial or healthcare housekeeping experience with at least one year of hard floor maintenance and restoration of commercial floor care.
Management Experience (Years and Area): None
Equipment Operated: Heavy equipment to include high speed and low speed machines, walk behind and riding scrubbers, burnishers, extractors, and wet vacuums.
Other Skills: PeopleSoft; P.C.
Work Schedule: Weekends; Holidays; Flexible; Overtime
Other Requirements: Ability to speak, read and write in the English language strongly preferred. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to operate and maintain floor care equipment in a safe manner at all times.