Swedish Medical Center Environmental Services Project Technician in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a full-time Environmental Services Project Technician to work a d ay shift position in Environmental Services/Housekeeping at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary team that maintains the physical environment of the hospital at the highest level of cleanliness, both from an appearance and infection control standpoint.

In this position you will:

  • Clean patient, staff, office and support areas following established infection control and cleaning procedures, resulting in quality outcomes.

  • Demonstrate consistent, appropriate and safe use of all chemicals and equipment needed to complete assigned tasks.

  • Adhere to and demonstrates knowledge for all infection control policies and cleaning procedures required to maintain the patient care environment.

  • Dispose of all medical waste (regulated, chemo, recyclable, and regular) appropriately.

  • Prioritize work volumes appropriately, establishing reasonable time frames for completion and communicates cross shifts to assure job completion.

  • Respond to calls for emergent needs in a timely and professional manner and communicates any additional need for follow up to appropriate management personnel.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school education or equivalent

  • Valid Washington State driver’s license

  • Ability to read and write in the English language at the 8th grade level

  • Ability to demonstrate competence in computer use with high level of frequency

  • Basic mathematical skills and knowledge of units of measurement

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the operation of various floor machines, scrubbers, extractors, ability to drive manual transmission.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years’ experience in environmental services in a healthcare or hotel setting, experience as a project crew member from a professional office cleaning company, OR applicable certification from a vocational technical school will also be considered for a portion of experience

About the Cherry Hill Campus:

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 204814