Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
As an Environmental Services Department at Vanderbilt Medical Center, we are dedicated to maintaining a healthy and clean environment for our patients and family members. We have a very diverse department with team members who enjoy what they do and are excited about being a part of the Vanderbilt family. We sustain a high cleaning standard by employing a nine step cleaning process while training on proper chemical use, proper protective equipment, and patient safety. The Environmental Services Team is responsible for ensuring the hospital environment is patient ready and our team is full of employees who are always willing to help!
Our team consists of three shifts who clean patient rooms, offices, conduct safe trash disposal, and perform floor care. With a team of managers committed to creating an environment of excellence our department has made great strides as we celebrate higher HCAPS scores, consistent employee retention, and overall improved moral. Welcome to EVS where âEveryone Smiles.â
Maintains cleanliness of floors throughout the facility. Responsibilities include but not limited to: striping, waxing, buffing/polishing, extraction, and carpet bonneting of all floor types.
Complete the 9 Steps Cleaning Process
Properly dispose of hospital trash and bio-hazard waste
Uses chemicals and supplies appropriately and correctly
Reports light outages and other maintenance needs to supervisor
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; enlists cooperation
Job requires High school graduate or GED and 1 years of experience or the equivalent.
Previous Housekeeping experience
Great Customer Service Skills
Various shifts available
Because weare committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, weare proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville,#1 Audiology (BillWilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked amongthe nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
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
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in 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.