Environmental Services Associate Evening at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Environmental Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Environmental Services Associate AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman

  • Great benefits, including health insurance coverage
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift: 3:00pm-11:30

Full-time, All Shifts, Rotating Weekends 3:00pm-11:30


  • Performs a complete ten (10) step cleaning in areas throughout the hospital, including patient rooms, offices, departments, public areas or other areas as needed or required by schedule.
  • High dust all horizontal surfaces per schedule.
  • Sanitizes and spot cleans all assigned areas per schedule.
  • Empties wastebaskets.
  • Cleans bathroom and fixtures.
  • Dry mops or vacuums floors.
  • Sanitizes floors.
  • Properly utilizes germicides and other chemicals.
  • Actively engages in patient interaction, with sincerity and courtesy. Follows scripting as outlined in the AIDET process
  • Exposure to healthcare environmental conditions
  • Uses dry dust cloths, high dusting tools, and vacuum cleaner to clean window sills, blinds, floors, and furniture.  Empties waste receptacles, arranges furniture, furnishings, and equipment in proper order.
  • Makes bed with clean linen following appropriate policy and procedure.
  • Scours and polishes sinks, plumbing fixtures, mirrors, and adjacent equipment/fixtures.  Replenishes appropriate supply of soap, linens, and disposable paper products.     
  • Notifies environmental services team leader of supply and/or equipment needs.  Reports any mechanical failure/problem or environmental defect, as observed, to environmental services team leader and/or department office. 
  • Where applicable, moves furniture and furnishings to adequately clean area.  Turns and/or replaces curtains. 
  • Performs job functions adhering to service principals with customer service focus of innovation, service excellence and teamwork to provide the highest quality care and service to our patients, families, co-workers and others. 
  • Uses correct PPE when performing cleaning in any Isolation locations.
  • Stages patient rooms properly and performs self-inspection of areas cleaned
  • Keeps storage areas and carts properly stocked, clean and tidy
  • Correctly collects, transports and properly stores or disposes of trash, soiled linens and bio hazardous waste according to facility and departmental policy and procedures.
  • Keeps equipment clean and neat.
  • Assist with distribution of linen and daily linen cart exchange when requested.
  • Actively maintains a safe work environment at all times.
  • Responds to and assists during facility emergency codes in accordance with departmental policy.
  • Attends all staff meetings and departmental programs.
  • Performs emergency cleaning throughout the facility when noticed or as needed.
  • Advises manager, supervisor or team leader of any situation requiring his/her attention.
  • Consistently engages in teamwork and professionalism at all times.
  • Performs thorough cleaning procedures throughout the hospital, including patient rooms, offices, surgical facilities and public areas as needed or required

Qualifications - External


  • Demonstrate ability to read, write, communicate and understand instructions given in English.
  • Demonstrates Share Behaviors.
  • Must be able to interact with the public and staff at all levels possessing positive communication skills.
  • Must be able to use the Hospital Bed System Correctly pertinent with the housekeeping department.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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