Unit Support Asst

Position: Unit Support Asst

Job ID: 152879

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Hospitality & Housekeeping

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Housekeeping Unit Support Assistant – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position you will be responsible for performing routine housekeeping duties and responding to emergency calls for cleanup of spills in assigned areas in accordance with standard operating and approved infection control procedures. We are looking for someone with customer service skills who will exhibit professional behavior through personal work ethic, teamwork, and effective communication skills.


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Responsibilities :

  • Performs cleaning duties in assigned areas on a daily basis according to standard operating and approved infection control procedures
  • Dispenses cleaning chemicals according to manufacturers’ recommendations
  • Utilizes cleaning chemicals according to their appropriate applications using the manufacturers’ recommended specifications
  • Assists in the cleaning of emergency spills as observed or on request and responds within five minutes utilizing prescribed methods
  • Identifies and appropriately reports space quality deficiencies throughout hospital properties according to departmental procedures, such as Work Orders or Maintenance Checklist. Ensures that deficiencies have been addressed
  • Ensures effective communication and work flow for responsibilities in assigned area as demonstrated by maintaining good rapport and cooperative working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Follows departmental communication plan to ensure accurate understanding and appropriate response to information related to job performance and employee expectations
  • If assigned, locates, visually inspects, tests functionality, and cleans patient equipment
  • Locates and cleans patient equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, carts, IV poles, refrigerators, etc.) using appropriate cleaning techniques


  • One (1) year of experience in environmental services in healthcare, hospitality, or contract cleaning service
  • High school diploma or equivalent may be substituted for experience
  • Prior hospital experience in environmental services is preferred
  • Knowledge of standard housekeeping procedures to include cleaning and use of cleaning products, sanitizing, and chemical safety practices
  • Ability to use standard cleaning and floor equipment
  • Ability to communicate with staff, patients, and families effectively
  • Requires satisfactory completion of departmental training classes for Unit Support Assistants

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