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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Housekeeping in Tacoma, Washington


In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!



Floor Care: Provides basic and specialty cleaning services to all areas of the hospital, focusing primarily on the operations of heavy mechanical equipment (e.g., scrubbers, buffers, polishers, extractors, wet vacuuming equipment, etc.) used in the cleaning and maintenance of hard and soft (i.e., carpet) flooring surfaces, including stairwells, hallways and public spaces.

Specialty Units: Work includes providing a safe care environment for patients, and staff (visitors as appropriate to setting) within a specialty area (surgical services/perioperative suite, cath lab, endoscopy, etc.) achieved by demonstrating the principles of cleaning, disinfection and quality assurance toward the reduction of harmful pathogens for the benefit of patients, visitors, and staff.

Other: Responsibilities may also include work in the Environmental Services Tech I classification.


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

  • Maintains supplies and equipment by properly stocking and restocking environmental services cart in a neat and orderly fashion

  • Recognizes and adheres to patient privacy requirements (HIPAA)

  • Follows all environmental and infection prevention practices (i.e. proper cleaning and disinfection protocols and process, hand hygiene, standard & isolation precautions, as well as proper donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Practices critical thinking skills to include prioritization of duties and immediate needs/requests (Stat cleans)

  • Demonstrates personal accountability

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

  • Demonstrate 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.

  • Assists in onboarding new Environmental Services Techs as requested

  • Other duties as assigned.

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.

  • Knowledge and skills in the use of power equipment, conventional and high-speed floor machines, carpet cleaning equipment, wet, dry and power vacuum equipment and push sweeper.

  • 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


Education/Work Experience Requirements

High School diploma or GED preferred. Previous healthcare experience preferred

Pay Range

$16.63 - $23.39 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.