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Service Technician - PAH

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Job ID: 172947
Category: Environmental/Linen Services
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Work Schedule: Days

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • Cleans services and keeps in an aseptic and orderly state, assigned hospital areas, including patient rooms, office areas, treatment and utility areas, nurses stations, conference rooms, waiting rooms, public and private bathrooms, hallways, stairways, corridors, etc.


  • Cleans assigned areas with hospital approved germicidal detergent, supplies and equipment.
  • Cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, buffs, scrubs and strips floors.
  • Washes walls, light fixtures, sills, banisters, baseboards, door, etc. in rooms, offices and elevators. Polishes brass and stainless as required.
  • Reports and malfunctions in mechanical equipment, i.e., beds, lights, etc., and any broken or scratched walls, doors, or furniture to supervisor.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with patients, visitors and all levels of hospital personnel. Shows courtesy, compassion, sensitivity and respect.
  • Moves furniture. Pushes or pulls loaded or empty carts.
  • Collects and disposes of trash; cleans and disinfect trash receptacles.
  • Damp dusts furniture; applies stain type polish and hand buffs furniture; arranges furniture in predetermined manner.
  • Cleans and makes up unoccupied beds as necessary.
  • Cleans and disinfects bathrooms, including sinks, bathtubs, showers, toilets, bathroom tile, etc. polished chrome fixtures replaces supplies of soap, towels, toilet tissue, etc.
  • Cleans and disinfects isolation rooms, including ceilings, lights, walls, floors, furniture and entire bathrooms; collects isolation linen and/or trash.
  • Maintains equipment at an acceptable level of cleanliness to include maintenance of janitorial cart and/or janitorial closet.
  • May work on varying shift schedule.
  • Uses effective interpersonal skills in all interactions.
  • Performs duties and exhibits behaviors consistent with care philosophy of Pennsylvania Hospital.

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • H.S. Diploma/GED (Required)
  • H.S. Diploma/GED and 0-1 years Relevant experience required.


800 Spruce St / Pennsylvania Hospital

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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