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Housekeeper / Environmental Services / FT / Varied

Universal Health Services
paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401(k)
United States, Texas, Amarillo
June 28, 2023

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the
surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced
technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town
atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality
educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its employees. That's why we're looking for professionals who are
dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of
exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share
our vision and values.

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/careers

POSITION : Env Svcs Wkr/Housekeeper

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

The Env Svcs Wkr/Housekeeper position is responsible for cleaning duties to maintain a clean
and aseptic environment throughout the hospital. The Env Svcs Wkr/Housekeeper position may be assigned to any one of
several positions to include: patient areas cleaner, non-patient areas cleaner, trash technician, special care unit cleaner,
and/or others positions as needed. Maintains a professional demeanor in accordance with the service excellence standards
while interacting with patients, patient's families, (including neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) and

This position is responsible for cleaning and servicing areas in building according to the assignments for
that area. Assignments include but are not limited to the following: Sweeping, mopping, dusting and
disinfecting any and all rooms in the hospital. Participating in project work that may include, but not
limited to wall washing, window washing, cleaning light fixtures, cleaning upholstery, changing cubicle
curtains and drapes, cleaning vents, scrubbing restrooms, floor stripping, carpet extracting, etc.

Individual must have a willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks on a continual basis, accept
supervision from a number of persons, and perform tasks despite frequent interruptions. Individual must
have the ability to perform tasks with due consideration to patients, staff and visitors to the vicinity.
Some initiative involved in determining cleaning to be done. Works under close supervision performing
simple, standardized tasks and is responsible for working within the safety policies and procedures as
defined by Medi-Dyn and Northwest Texas Healthcare System's standards. Report any unsafe working
conditions or hazards to management immediately.

Immediate and reactive planning is required that may include: consideration for patients, staff and
visitors; immediate judgment as to whether a particular task can be performed at a particular time or
whether one can return to that task in the immediate future or not; assurance that the adequate amount of
supplies and equipment are available to complete the task assigned. This position description in no way
states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.
Employee will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job
related duties requested by supervisors.

Benefit Highlights:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retention Bonus Program
  • HRSA STAR Loan Repayment site. In exchange for 6-year commitment, earn up to $250,000 in loan reimbursement.

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.



1. KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION: Ability to understand and communicate in English both verbally and in writing. Additionally, to
be able to follow written and/or oral instructions, and to record completed assignments, required. A high school diploma or
equivalent required.
2. EXPERIENCE: Previous experience not required.
3. TRAINING: 1-3 months.

Physical and Sensory Requirements:
0% - Never, 1-33% - Occasional, 34-66% Frequent, 67-100% Continuous
A. Standing/Walking: Continuous. Worker is on his/her feet the majority of the day to perform the essential functions or the job.
B. Bending/Stooping (knees extended, standing with kneed flexed while standing/sitting): Frequent. Bending/stooping is required in most job activities, (i.e. washing furniture, sweeping trash into a dust pan, emptying trash, cleaning showers and tubs, etc.)
C. Lifting/Handling: Occasional. Workers may be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
D. Carrying: Frequent. Workers are responsible for performing a push/pull motion when maneuvering cleaning cart, beds and furniture. This physical demand is also required when mopping.
E. Balancing: Occasional. Workers may be required to use ladders to reach high places to clean/disinfect.
F. Twisting/Turning: Occasional. Workers may be required to perform twisting/turning motions when moving carts and mopping.
G. Crouching/Stooping: Frequent. Workers may be required to crouch/stoop when cleaning/disinfecting.
H. Kneeling: Occasional. Kneeling is occasionally required in some job activities such as disinfecting/cleaning underneath equipment, beds, and bathroom fixtures and plumbing.
I. Reaching:
1) Greater than shoulder height: Occasional. Worker must be able to reach high places to clean/disinfect.
2) Equal to shoulder height: Frequent. Worker must be able to reach areas shoulder height to clean/disinfect.
3) Less than shoulder height: Frequent. Worker must be able to reach areas less than shoulder height to clean/disinfect.
J. Handling/Manual Dexterity: Continuous. Handling is required to grasp when mopping and sweeping.
K. Speaking/Hearing/Seeing:
1) Speaking: Continuous. Must be able to verbally communicate with co-workers, patients and visitors.
2) Hearing with or without correction: Continuous. Must be able to hear with or without correction within normal range.
3) Seeing with or without correction: Continuous. Must be able to see with or without correction within normal range.


1. Contact with patients under a wide variety of circumstances.
2. Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
3. Occasionally subjected to long and/or irregular hours.
4. Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from
search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted
by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without
a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No
fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other

EEO Statement
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal
employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal
opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement,
promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including
pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

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prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS
and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience.
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