Mercy Health

  • Environmental Svc Tech I working (7:00am-3:30pm) or( 2:30pm-11pm)

    Requisition ID
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, Nights, To Be Determined, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
    Environmental Services
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


    The Environmental Services Tech I is responsible for cleaning tasks in patient rooms, nursing stations, lounges, restrooms, offices, clinic areas, and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department, and in accordance with St. John's Regional Medical Centers standards and objectives. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Upholds established standards of cleanliness. Keeps assigned areas sanitary, attractive and orderly.
    1.1. Performs tasks listed on assigned area cleaning work sheet. Following SOP's.
    1.2. Organizes time to complete special cleaning tasks of windows, walls, ceiling, and vents.
    1.3. Work station and cart are clean, neat, and stocked.
    1.4. Works daily with nursing staff so that discharge rooms are done on a timely basis.
    1.5. Practices infection control, standard precautions and safety policies when carrying out duties.

    Properly uses and maintains housekeeping equipment, chemicals, and supplies.
    2.1. Department equipment is cleaned and stored in designated areas before the end of each shift.
    2.2. Equipment will be properly used following manufacturers and safety guidelines.
    2.3. Supervisor is notified by end of shift when maintenance or repair is indicated.
    2.4. Follows hazardous communication and hazardous material policies and procedures.

    Properly collects and disposes of waste.
    3.1. Collects waste at designated areas as per schedule using infection control and safety precautions.
    3.2. Regulated waste will be properly contained & stored.
    3.3. Collection containers are cleaned or replaced as scheduled or needed.

    Knowledgeable regarding proper procedures for emergencies and incidents that occur within scope of position.
    4.1. All incidents reported promptly to supervisor on duty.
    4.2. Familiar with departmental procedures and responds accordingly.

    Performs miscellaneous job duties as assigned.


    Inspects and inventories site-generated hazardous waste staging areas.  Assists the transfer of site-generated hazardous waste to on-site staging areas.  Directs storage of site-generated hazardous waste in the hazardous waste staging areas.


    Conducts inspections of Satellite Accumulation Areas and Central Staging Areas.


    Comply with all Federal, State and Local authorities having jurisdiction.


    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


    Education: N/A
    Licensure: N/A
    Experience: N/A
    Other: Must be able to read and understand instructions, policies, and procedures. Must have knowledge of basic math. Understands and absorbs new work methods. Push/pull up to 35lbs. Stairs up to 36 steps. Ladder climbing of 4 steps. Coordination continuous.
    Preferred Education: High school education or equivilant


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.




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