Swedish Medical Center Environmental Services Technician in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a full-time Environmental Services Technician to work an evening shift position 4:00pm to 12:30am in Environmental Services 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. This position is responsible for continuously demonstrating proficiency in basic cleaning skills and stocking that would be used in patient, staff, office, clinic, or visitor area.

In this position you will:

  • Use appropriate cleaning techniques, supplies, and safety precautions in cleaning assigned area and equipment.

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

  • Dispose of all medical waste, (regular, recyclable, and regulated) appropriately. Knowledgeable of regulatory requirements for correct waste segregation.

  • Use computer to update EPIC as primary tool for tracking of individual progress of all work completed throughout the day.

  • Work closely with other staff to obtain or provide routine information, submit work orders, request supplies, and schedule maintenance work.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school education or equivalent

  • One year customer service experience

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

  • Basic mathematical skills and knowledge of units of measurement

  • Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques, proper storage methods, inventory control, ordering procedures, equipment maintenance, patient room Critical Use Equipment (IV pumps, monitors, etc.)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in environmental services in a healthcare or hotel setting OR vocational training and certification

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: Evening

Job Category: Environmental Services/Housekeeping

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 184592