POSITION SUMMARY: The Floor Technician position is responsible
for the major cleaning and refinishing functions
throughout the hospital in accordance with the
standard/prescribed procedures of the Environmental Services
Provides cleaning services for patients, families and staff.
Maintains a professional demeanor in accordance with the
service excellence standards while interacting with patients,
patient's families, (including neonates, pediatrics,
adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) and coworkers.
KEY PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
I. SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Demonstrates the three service excellence competencies
II. HOUSEWIDE REQUIREMENTS
Meets the organization's expectations regarding house-wide
III. PROVISION OF SERVICES
This position is responsible for the major floor cleaning and
refinishing functions. Responsible for
cleaning functions in areas assigned, following established
schedules and using prescribed methods.
Responsibilities include dust mop, wet/spot mop, and scrubs with
an automatic scrubbing machine and
burnish floors according the daily and weekly schedule.
This position description in no way states or implies that these
are the only duties to be performed by the
employee occupying this position. Employee will be required to
follow any other job related instructions
and to perform any other job related duties requested by
A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions
of the position that are incidental to the
performance of fundamental job duties.Revised June 2013
JOB TITLE: Floor Technician
Physical and Sensory Requirements:
0% - Never, 1-33% - Occasional, 34-66% Frequent, 67-100%
A. Standing/Walking: Continuous. Worker is on his/her feet the
majority of the day to perform the essential functions or the
B. Bending/Stooping (knees extended, standing with kneed flexed
while standing/sitting): Frequent. Bending/stooping is
required in most job activities, (i.e. washing furniture,
sweeping trash into a dust pan, emptying trash, cleaning showers
C. Lifting/Handling: Occasional. Workers may be required to lift
up to 50 pounds.
D. Carrying: Frequent. Workers are responsible for performing a
push/pull motion when maneuvering cleaning cart, beds and
furniture. This physical demand is also required when
E. Balancing: Occasional. Workers may be required to use ladders
to reach high places to clean/disinfect.
F. Twisting/Turning: Occasional. Workers may be required to
perform twisting/turning motions when moving carts and
G. Crouching/Stooping: Frequent. Workers may be required to
crouch/stoop when cleaning/disinfecting.
H. Kneeling: Occasional. Kneeling is occasionally required in
some job activities such as disinfecting/cleaning underneath
equipment, beds, and bathroom fixtures and plumbing.
1) Greater than shoulder height: Occasional. Worker must be able
to reach high places to clean/disinfect.
2) Equal to shoulder height: Frequent. Worker must be able to
reach areas shoulder height to clean/disinfect.
3) Less than shoulder height: Frequent. Worker must be able to
reach areas less than shoulder height to clean/disinfect.
J. Handling/Manual Dexterity: Continuous. Handling is required
to grasp when mopping and sweeping.
1) Speaking: Continuous. Must be able to verbally communicate
with co-workers, patients and visitors.
2) Hearing with or without correction: Continuous. Must be able
to hear with or without correction within normal range.
3) Seeing with or without correction: Continuous. Must be able
to see with or without correction within normal range and
distinguish between colors
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND WORK AIDS USED:
Works in precarious or high locations (ladders, scaffolding,
Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Occasionally subjected to long and/or irregular hours
- Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS
- KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION: Ability to understand and communicate in
English both verbally and in writing.
Additionally, to be able to follow written and/or oral
instructions, and to record completed assignments. A high
diploma or equivalent required.
- EXPERIENCE: Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and
equipment associated with floor maintenance within a
commercial or healthcare setting.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Ability to operate/use equipment provided by the
department to facilitate the procedures performed.
- LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION: None
- Normal tact and courtesy in daily interactions with patients,
visitors, and patient families
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of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are
available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are
equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully
commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and
compensation of individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and
sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is
critical to our success.
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