Providence Health & Services Environmental Services Technician in Torrance, California
Providence is calling a Environmental Services Technician (On-Call, Per Diem/Variable Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in San Pedro, CA.
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We are seeking a Environmental Services Technician who wil perform cleaning duties in alignment with the vision and Core Values of the organization and according to pre-established schedules and infection control guidelines. The EVS Technician maintains assigned patient and non-patient areas in a clean, safe and sanitary condition at all times.
In this position you will:
Support and carry out the Core Values on a daily basis
Clean assigned areas according to established standards and 7-step cleaning process
Perform occupied and discharge room cleaning per departmental and infection control standards
Perform surgical post case and terminal cleaning
Clean isolettes according to proper procedure
Sweep, dust, vacuum, and mop in assigned areas using appropriate equipment
Stock disposable supplies, i.e., paper, plastic, soap, hand sanitizer
Handle biohazard waste appropriately
Arrange and/or moves furniture in patient and non-patient care areas according to room setup
Scrub, strips, wax and buff floors utilizing automatic and multi-speed floor machines and other specialized equipment
Ensure equipment is working prior to use
Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing cleaning tasks and entering isolation rooms
Ensure Maxislide sheets are available in all in-patient rooms
Operate Xenex UV Disinfection robot in a safe and knowledgeable manner
Document and report items/equipment needing repair and hazardous conditions requiring correction
Stock supply cart for assigned areas with proper equipment needed to complete assigned shift
Maintain record of daily cleaning task assignment/checklist and ensures its completion
Ensure that the Epic bed tracking system procedure is followed (obtaining pager, logging in to system, putting oneself on bread, logging out of system)
Collect trash and/or soiled linen from assigned areas within the units/departments
Perform room setups according to the daily event schedule and confirmed diagrams on weekends
Operate compactors and baler in a safe manner
Change privacy curtains
Operate washing machine and dryer
Deliver supplies to satellite storerooms and restocks supplies in main storeroom
Maintain cleanliness of outside entrances, patios, sidewalks, parking structure elevator
Maintain cleanliness of elevators and stairwells
Keep Lead and/or EVS Supervisor informed of status of assignments, in advance of the end of the shift
Maintain communication with Lead and/or EVS Supervisor of any issues, problems that may arise
Actively participate in daily and weekly huddles and monthly department meetings and inservices
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Six (6) months experience in Healthcare or Nursing Home
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace compassion, dignity, justice, excellence and integrity. Providence today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Environmental Services
Req ID: 298809