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Truman Medical Centers Operating Room EVS Specialist - Health Science District (8:30am - 5:00pm) in Kansas City, Missouri

Operating Room EVS Specialist - Health Science District (8:30am - 5:00pm)

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If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as “Kansas City’s Essential Hospital,” TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:

TMC/UH Heath Sciences Districtis located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children’s Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we’re a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women’s services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC’s beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women’s care clinics.

TMC/UH Lakewoodis located between Kansas City and Lee’s Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care. It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.

TMC/UH Behavioral Healthis the KC metro area’s largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. TheHealing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City’s vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.

The OR Specialist performs a variety of routine and specialized manual housekeeping work in the cleaning of the Operating Rooms and associated surgery related areas. Primary responsibility is for the effective use of proper methods and materials in cleaning and otherwise caring for the spaces and equipment. Work follows established routines and procedures and is regularly inspected by a housekeeping supervisor and the Operating Room Director or designee.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED

  • Working knowledge of basic housekeeping and cleaning procedures, particularly as it relates to the surgical area.

  • Successful completion of specialized surgical area cleaning training conducted by a combination of operating room, environmental services and infection prevention trainers.

  • Working knowledge of materials, methods and practices used in cleaning operations.

  • Working knowledge of the operation and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, polishing machines and other housekeeping equipment.

  • Ability to exercise care in the use of cleaning materials for different types of building surfaces.

  • Ability to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and odor control in work area.

  • Ability to read and write and follow direct written and oral instructions

  • Ability to supervise a small group of employees when required.

  • Sufficient strength to stand the strain of working long hours at housekeeping tasks.

Job Location

Health Sciences District - Kansas City, Missouri, United States

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Shift Schedule

8:30AM - 5:00PM