Environmental Services Speccialist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/11/2021

Job Snapshot

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

Job Description


Environmental Services Technician WaterMan

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth AdvetnHealth WaterMan

  • Immediate Healthcare coverage
  • State of the art unit with “Pod” Structure
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florid

Work Hours/Shift: FullTime Week days, weekends, and Holidays


Performing daily cleaning procedures and adheres to cleaning standards as outlined in Environment Services policy and procedures. Maintain areas of responsibility to the high standards set by the department, its member and Florida Hospital by following the cleaning duties include, but not limited to sanitizing surfaces, emptying trash, transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area, cleaning toilets and showers, dust mopping and wet mopping floors, high dusting and vacuuming.  Also cleans beds, vents, lights, walls, windows, door jambs and other hardware and any other duties as directed by leaders.


  •  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 cleaners 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 per schedule.

  •  Sweeps, dusts, mops and vacuums floors. Utilizes floor machines of various speeds, automatic scrubbers, waste collection equipment, and related machinery, including all carpet extraction equipment.  Washes walls windows and inside ceilings by hand or utilizing wall/ceiling washing kits.  May be called upon to wash outside windows and screens

  •  Maintains hard surface floors throughout the facility, including dust and wet mopping, spray buffing, burnishing and shower scrubbing, stripping and applying floor finish according to departmental procedure.

  • Maintains carpeted floors throughout the facility, including vacuuming, spot cleaning, damp buffing, shampooing and extracting according to departmental procedure.

  •  Competently operates and maintains cleaning equipment.

  •  Performs pre-function set-ups of furniture and equipment in facility meeting rooms. Performs regularly scheduled project cleaning of walls, lights, vents, windows and furniture upholstery.



  •  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.


  •  Knowledge of environmental services equipment, cleaning practices and chemicals used by the department
  •  Floor care cleaning procedures preferred

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

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