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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Environmental Service Tech in Seattle, Washington


Sign on bonus available!

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The following section contains representative examples of job duties that might be performed in positions allocated to this job class. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is a dynamic organization, and the environment can be fluid. Roles and responsibilities may be altered to accommodate changing business conditions and objectives as well as to tap into the skills and experience of its employees. Accordingly, employees may be asked to perform duties that are outside the specific work that is listed. It is not required that any position perform all duties listed, so long as primary responsibilities are consistent with the work as described. Performance standards developed for incumbents allocated to this job class may also contain relevant job content information and are referenced hereto.

  • Responsible for completing as assigned, daily occupied and discharge/transfer cleaning and disinfection of patient care areas, equipment, and other common areas.

  • Performs duties while demonstrating a working knowledge of the health care cleaning and disinfecting principles and requirements. Displays safe chemical use and equipment handling for all items within the healthcare environment.

  • Adheres to all organization safety, risk management and infection control guidelines and standards while promoting a culture of safety.

  • Actively participates in departmental performance improvement initiatives, including but not limited to initiatives to improve patient experience and cleanliness metrics.

  • Maintains cleaning cart(s), supplies, and equipment, as outlined in the Standard Work cart set up.

  • Removes waste and transports to the appropriate disposal area while identifying proper waste stream handling (i.e. regulated medical, recycle, solid, and hazardous) in accordance with established procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Follows all infection prevention practices, including but not limited to: proper cleaning and disinfection protocols, hand hygiene, standard and isolation precautions, proper donning and doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Recognizes and adheres to patient privacy requirements (HIPAA).

  • Practices critical thinking skills.

  • Demonstrates personal accountability.

  • Identify and utilize appropriate resources to ensure identified problems or concerns are followed through and resolved.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of facility safety requirements.

  • Demonstrates the ability to operate and properly maintain all EVS tools and equipment needed to clean and disinfect the environment.

  • May be asked to perform tasks according to the various facility needs, including but not limited to: conference room set ups, cleaning of stairwells and elevators, and hanging of cubicle curtains.

  • May be asked to mentor new Environmental Services Tech I employees.

  • Ability to collaborate with others as we are a part of the patient care team.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED preferred. Previous healthcare experience preferred

  • Job Knowledge/Abilities

· Can distinguish the differences between levels of disinfection and perform low and intermediate level disinfection.

· Ability to explain orally or in writing the differences between levels of disinfection and perform intermediate level disinfection in areas where required.

· Ability to operate necessary equipment/machines.

· Effectively uses computers and mobile devices. Respectfully listens to viewpoints and ideas of others. Communicates orally or in writing openly and candidly, creates an environment where co-workers and team members reciprocate in kind. Respectfully listens to viewpoints and ideas of others. Ability to work without close supervision

  • We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Pay Range

$21.66 - $29.78 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.