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Utility Technician (Full-Time Day shift)

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus Miami, Florida Requisition ID 26267


Job Summary

Transports and handles all waste materials including but not limited to solid waste, recycling, and regulated medical waste. Responsible for management of beds, cribs, and other equipment as needed.


Minimum Job Requirements

  • DOT Hazardous Materials training required within 30 days of hire and every 3 years thereafter.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  •  High school education or equivalent preferred.
  •  Experience in hospital environment preferred.
  •  Basic knowledge in use of computers and ability to learn appropriate software applications.
  •  Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
  •  Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing to meet the job requirements.
  •  Able to input data and create basic reports.
  •  Able to react calmly under stressful conditions.
  •  Able to relate cooperatively and constructively with clients and peers.
  •  Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  •  Ability to follow written and verbal instructions to solve complex problems.

Job Specific Duties

  •  Transports and handles all waste materials including but not limited to solid waste, recycling, and regulated medical waste.
  •  Responsible for managing the flow of beds, cribs, and other equipment as needed and requested by Dispatcher, Lead, or Supervisor.
  •  Cleans assigned areas in accordance with established procedures.
  •  Responsible for maintaining linen, waste, and bed storage areas in an appropriate manner.
  •  Attends meetings and training sessions as scheduled.
  •  Cleans emergency spills and debris.
  •  Ensures equipment is in good working order.
  •  Ensures proper infection control procedures are followed including proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  •  Maintains assigned work area and equipment.
  •  Reports safety hazards and defects.

Job :

Environmental Services

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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