Carries out general housekeeping activities essential to keeping University Health System facilities clean and orderly. All work will be done in accordance with Joint Commission and Texas Department of Health guidelines. Promptly and efficiently performs assigned duties and accepts emergency reassignments. Reports all maintenance defects to Plant Engineering Department. Uses equipment and supplies as directed and follows all the instructions listed on Material Safety Data Sheets. Identify and report all chemical/solution spills and discarded needles/syringes. Assist the Team Leader in clean up and disposals as required. Complies with University Health System and departmental policies and regulations. Maintains good interpersonal and guest relation skills.
Ability to read, write and speak English is preferred. Completion of work-related on-the-job vocational training is preferred. Six months institutional housekeeping experience is preferred. Ability to fill liquid soap, toilet paper towel dispenser and other dispensers required. Ability to operate cleaning equipment required.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.