JOB SUMMARY: Performs general and/or specialized cleaning and/or floor care tasks within the medical center. Leads a group or team of employees in completion of assigned tasks at the direction of the supervisor.
Cleaning and Maintenance
Cleans assigned area according to established procedures at 90% standard
Uses chemicals/supplies correctly, stocks designated storage areas
Reports maintenance needs
Uses buffers, vacuums, extractors, etc. correctly
Performs basic equipment maintenance/cleaning
Makes rounds daily to ensure cleanliness standard is met
Initiates corrective with assigned staff to correct substandard cleanliness
Trains staff upon hire and at in-service intervals
Directs staff to completion of assigned task/project
Reviews staff performance and reports issues to supervisor
Interfaces with customers daily to gauge satisfaction
Corrects customer concerns or reports to supervisor for assistance
Greets visitors cheerfully and offers assistance as needed
Coordinate Patient Discharges
Responsible for coordinating all discharges directly to EVS staff.
Responsible for ensuring discharges are completed in a timely manner.
Responsible for educating housekeeping staff on the discharge process as needed.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period.
Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disea...se.
As the largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.
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