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Environmental Services Technician

Job ID R-62747 Date Posted 02/15/2024 Location Burlingame, CA Schedule/Shift/Weekly Hours Regular/Nights/40


MPHS-Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

Position Overview:

Maintains a clean, attractive and safe environment in assigned areas by performing a variety of appropriate cleaning, transport, equipment handling, room set-up, trash removal, and linen handling duties. Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the facility. Distributes supplies to departments as needed and maintains stock levels. Gains confidence and cooperation from peers and supervisors through effective communication and competent job performance. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure sanitization and safety while delivering optimal performance.

Job Description:

These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff changes, workload, or technical development).


• Performs basic cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and procedures.
• Prevents the possible spread of infection by thoroughly sanitizing public areas and private rooms in clinical and non-clinical environments.
• Maintains an organized work environment, including the housekeeping cart, closet and storeroom by properly storing cleaning supplies and chemicals.
• Removes, transports and disposes of regular, biohazard, sharps, chemotherapy, and other waste products within and throughout the healthcare environment safely and according to established procedures.
• Ensures that routine and priority tasks are completed within established departmental time frames.

• Performs general clerical tasks, such as answering phones and interacting with customers and patients on a daily basis.
• Prepares and completes accurate, job-related documentation including recording all spills, chemical and otherwise, maintaining inventory, and completing incident reports in medical and departmental records as required.

• Maintains a clean, neat, and safe working environment, including cleaning and disinfecting equipment after use.
• Inspects equipment accordingly for proper working order, reporting any insufficiencies to the supervisor.
• Follows department safety and sanitation standards including proper use of chemicals and personal protective equipment.

• Performs job responsibilities in compliance with department standards, policies, and procedures, as well as local, state and federal regulatory agencies to deliver the highest level of service.
• Follows department safety and sanitation standards including proper use of chemicals and personal protective equipment.


HS Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)


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Knowledge of maintaining a sterile environment including proper cleaning procedures and various equipment.

Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Possess written and verbal communications skills to communicate with fellow team members, supervisors, patients, and other hospital personnel.

Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies and procedures to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

Ability to operate of basic environmental service equipment including mechanical floor cleaners, buffers, vacuums, washers, dryers and more.

Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies and procedures to achieve objectives and meet deadlines,

Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions,

Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options,

Build collaborates relationships with peers and other staff members to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.


See required physical demands, mental components, visual activities & working conditions at the following link: Job Requirements

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Full Time

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Weekend Requirements:

Every other Weekend





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Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Pay Range is $28.14 to $33.76 / hour

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate’s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment. Applicants for specific positions are still required to disclose certain convictions during the application process, and those convictions may also be considered in determining eligibility for employment in accordance with applicable law.

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