Description Waste & Linen Technician - Central Texas Medical Center Location Address: 1301 Wonder World Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666 Work Hours/Shift: PRN, as needed Top Reasons to Work At Central Texas Medical Center, San Marcos, TX Live in the Texas Hill Country that includes small towns and big appetites within a 30 minute drive to Austin and also includes living near the San Marcos River for tons of aquatic fun. Located near Colleges and Universities to expand your career by offering Tuition reimbursement and includes many low-cost living environment choices. CTMC's CREATION Health Institute was created to provide information, education, health screenings and events that emphasize a healthy lifestyle. Offerings such as HealthCheck, disease management, support groups, women's health, nutrition, healthy living for seniors and children's health are provided to the public for free or a minimal fee. LeapFrog grade A for patient safety and prides itself in safety for all patients, visitors and employees. Also, recognized for a 6th year of Most Wired Health System, Click here to review other prestigious awards: Support the spiritual state of mind of the patient by praying with them and educating families during visits to explain the important element of the healing process. You Will Be Responsible For: Disposes of normal and bio-hazardous waste. Transports soiled linen from departments to laundry. Sanitizes trash and soiled linen carts. Maintains bio-hazardous waste supplies. Operates cardboard baler. Performs any other job-related duty as assigned by supervisor. Qualifications What You Will Need: Three to six months related experience and/or training in housekeeping required High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in oneonone and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Effective communication among employees, and between employees, patients, visitors and supervisors is essential to ensure quality patient care and to avoid misunderstanding, errors and miscommunications which could have a detrimental effect on the health, safety and well-being of patients and co-workers. In addition to these communication and safety concerns, individuals in this position must be able to effectively read posting/signs on patient room doors, understand nurse and/or physician verbal and written instructions, read labels of safety and hazardous chemicals. Therefore, to prevent misunderstandings, errors, and miscommunications in the provision of quality patient care and other job-related services, employees in this position are required to have the capability of fluently speaking, reading, and writing English. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Job Summary: Coordinates removal of waste and soiled linen. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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