Job Description

Environmental Services Technician

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), part of City of Hope, takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Job Overview

Works as a member of the CTCA Environmental Services team in an effort to provide non-medical sanitation support as a contribution to positive patient outcomes. Takes care of regular discharge, patient/guest room, restroom, departmental, general cleaning and other assigned scheduled cleaning tasks. Completes work in accordance with standard procedures of the environmental services department, in accordance with the hospital objectives. Uses cleaning equipment, commercial vacuums and all necessary tools, products and supplies.

Using caution, vacuums carpets for cleaning and bacteria control before shampooing using a wide area vacuum. Shampoos and/or extracts carpets, removes stains on all carpeted areas throughout the facility leaving carpets clean and with an even appearance. Refinishes break rooms, department areas, elevators, kitchens, utility areas, patient rooms, infusion stations, kitchen floors, serving line and entrances. 

Places wet floor sign.  Scrubs the floor with buffer to remove all soil.  Cleans corners and baseboards prior to laying sealant or finish to base floor materials on all hard surface floors throughout the facility and returns floor to glossy appearance.  Removes wet floor sign when complete and dry.  Arranges rooms to their original state upon completion.

Cleans equipment and stores properly daily.  Checks/refills batteries and cleans filters daily.  Notifies supervisor or manager of equipment in need of repair.  May perform other duties as assigned.

Assists in cleaning of emergency spills (chemo) observed or upon request.  Discusses all isolation, chemo/radiation case rooms with nursing to establish the safety and cleaning procedures for those specific rooms and what type of protective clothing may be necessary.  Uses precautionary clothing and actions when working with hazardous materials, including all cleaning chemicals.

Must be reliable (attendance, tardy, early leaves). Attends all departmental and organizational meetings. Adheres to break/lunch time policy (go when scheduled and in designated areas).

Follows instructions written and verbal. Practices courtesy and patience with guests, coworkers and staff. Exhibits a positive attitude among departmental and organizational goals expressed through actions and words.

Education/Experience Level

  • One year previous Environmental Services experience preferred
  • One year previous Environmental Services or Hospitality experience required without High School diploma or GED

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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