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Floor Care Technician

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  31049



Performs major floor cleaning and refinishing functions in accordance with the standards set by the Environmental Services department and hospital objectives in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s mission, vision, and values. Performs all assigned duties  and tasks in an effective, efficient manner and in compliance with all appropriate regulatory agency requirements that govern the operations of the department. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • No professional certifications required


  • 2 years of experience in the proper use of chemicals and equipment in stripping, refinishing, and maintaining floors and shampooing carpeting


  • NA


  • Must pass pre-employment assessment, drug screening, and annual screening
  • Must be able to read and understand some English
  • Knows how to read a material safety data sheet
  • Knows correct methods of cleaning up chemical spills and the procedure for reacting to chemical exposure


  1. Performs floor care functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods.
  2. Strips and waxes floors.
  3. Maintains floors by spray buffing, burnishing, or shower-scrubbing and top-coating.
  4. Shampoos carpets and removes smaller spots and stains.
  5. Follows departmental safety procedures in sectioning of work area with the proper barriers and signage.
  6. Complies with procedures for handling, mixing, use of labeling, and disposal of all chemicals used in performing job functions.
  7. Maintains cleanliness of equipment and reports the need for repair.
  8. Maintains cleanliness of areas, including removal of trash and linen bags, meeting room set-up, and delivering beds to patient units.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)


Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Facilities - Environmental Services

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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