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Environmental Services Tech - The American Center at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Play a critical role in hospital safety! You can make a difference in the lives of patients, visitors and staff by ensuring they’re in a clean and safe environment. 

The Environmental Services Technician performs general housekeeping and custodial work within University Hospital.


We’re seeking an Environmental Services Technician:

  • Perform general housekeeping and custodial work within the University Hospital

  • Clean and disinfect facilities, using proper procedures and equipment

  • Aid in the prevention of diseases by sanitizing patient and public areas

  • Responsible for various trash removal duties

  • Follow hospital procedures to dispose of contaminated items

  • Replenish hand soap and paper towels in restrooms

  • Work independently under general supervisor


Preferred: High School Diploma or equivalent education


Work Experience:

Preferred – At least six months of continuous employment with a single employer. Previous cleaning and/or customer service experience.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: 

  • Basic communication skills and working knowledge of the English language.

  • Ability to work independently or with a team with little direct supervision.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, short correspondence and memos.

  • Ability to ensure a high level of patient, visitor, employee and external customer satisfaction.

  • Effective organizational and planning abilities.

  • Willingness to use initiative and handle extra duties as needed.

  • Ability to multi-task and work at a rapid pace.


Physical Requirements: 

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting/and or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work Schedule: 

60% FTE, 24 hours per week. Scheduled shifts will be Sunday, Monday and Saturday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.  Required to work three (3) holidays per year.  Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department.  


UW Health at The American Center – on Madison’s east side – is UW Health’s newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you’re sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

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UW Hospital and Clinics benefits

UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.