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Job Type: FullTime

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Type of Position:
Skilled Labor

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Institution Name:

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority. For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept. UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks (available for benefits eligible positions only ):

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for qualifying staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply link/button.

UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer  of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

At UAMS we value Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Visit our website to learn more:

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NWAC | Environmental Services

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Summary of Job Duties:

Summary Of Job Duties
• Empty waste receptacles and replaces waste liners.
• Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors
• Vacuums and shampoos rugs
• Strips and refinishes floors, as needed.
• Cleans bathroom basins, fixtures, mirrors, stall doors, toilets, showers, vents, and stocks bathroom with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
• Clean areas requiring special cleaning methods (Patient beds, exam tables, IV poles, wheelchairs, carts, and surgical lighting) by use of specific cleansers, sterilized equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes.
• Collects and sends dirty linens and towels to laundry.
• Disposal and transport solid waste.
• Clean vertical and horizontal surfaces (Seating, table-tops, desk, sinks, doors, dispensers, water fountains, vents, bedside tables, IV poles, light switches, floors, walls, windows, etc.).
• Clean restrooms (faucets, sinks, toilets, t



Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma/GED 

Special knowledge, abilities and skills:

  • Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques.
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Ability to follow instructions and perform repetitive manual work.
  • Ability to use cleansers and other agents to clean floors and furniture.
  • Ability to use required cleaning supplies and equipment.
  • Ability to work independently without close supervision.
  • Ability to follow oral and/or written instructions.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to have an excellent customer service attitude.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to establish priorities.
  • Ability to utilize proper body mechanics.
  • Ability to establish a keen sense of awareness to detail.
  • Ability to bend, lift, stoop, and reach for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and ever changing environment.
  • Ability to be accountable for own work and for tasks as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ability to ensure all aspects of safety compliance are adhered to while performing cleaning task.
  • Serves as liaison between all customers, patients, nursing, researchers, and students.
  • Participates in internal activities and / training as required or suggested by the institution / department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

2 years of housekeeping/janitorial experience.

Physical Requirements:

Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs.

Additional Information:

Salary Information:

Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:


Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Please contact  for any recruiting related questions.

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site  

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check

This position is subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

Constant Physical Activity:

Pushing, Standing, Talking, Walking

Frequent Physical Activity:

Lifting, Pulling

Occasional Physical Activity:


Benefits Eligible:

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