Performs general cleaning tasks within andoutside of the Medical Center. May remove solid and/or biohazard trash.Knowledgeable of chemicals, procedures, and equipment used in completingassigned tasks.
Cleaning and Maintenance
Cleans assigned area according to established procedures
Uses chemicals and supplies appropriately and correctly
Reports light outages and other maintenance needs to supervisor
Uses buffers, extractors, vacuums safely and correctly
Uses buckets, wringers, and other non-electrical equipment correctly
Cleans and maintains equipment daily to ensure correct and proper operation
Collects soiled linen and pillows in public waiting areas
Greets visitors cheerfully and offers assistance as needed
Interfaces with other staff in a friendly, professional manner
As an Environmental Services Department at Vanderbilt MedicalCenter, we are dedicated to maintaining a healthy and clean environment for ourpatients and family members. We have a very diverse department with teammembers who enjoy what they do and are excited about being a part of theVanderbilt family. We sustain a high cleaning standard by employing anine-step cleaning process while training on proper chemical use, properprotective equipment, and patient safety. The Environmental Services Teamis responsible for ensuring the hospital environment is patient ready and ourteam is full of employees who are always willing to help!
Previous Housekeeping/Janitorial experience or customer service experience preferred
Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroadsof teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community ofindividuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing theworld. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledgeexpanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity âof culture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is aplace where employees know they are part of something that is bigger thanthemselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what wasgood enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advancehealth and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, andresearch.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care,education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
American Association for the Advancement of Science: 12 faculty members elected fellows in 2014
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.