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Providence Environmental Aide - Environmental Services in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Environmental Aide (Environmental Services, Nights, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of PSHMC.

  • Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrates self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.

  • Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

  • Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

  • Selects correct cleaning materials, supplies and prepares cleaning solutions.

  • Orders cleaning supplies, returns unused supplies to janitor closet and ensures all items are replaced in an orderly manner.

  • Cleans assigned areas by washing furniture, walls, doors, windows, ceilings, vents, beds, chairs, televisions and equipment with germicidal cleaning solutions (according to department policy).

  • Maintains hard floors by burnishing, scrubbing, re-coating and stripping floor finish with appropriate equipment.

  • Dust mops and wet mops floor areas, vacuums carpets, spot cleans carpets.

  • Shampoos carpets using correct chemicals and equipment.

  • Operates department equipment including (but not limited to) buffers, burnishers, auto-scrubbers, vacuums and carpet extractors; as required by position.

  • Cleans equipment, notifies supervisors of equipment needing repairs.

  • Reports safety hazards to supervisor.

  • Collects trash and sanitizes trash receptacles.

  • Arranges furniture for meetings, workshops and community affairs.

  • Accesses medical supply rooms as required to perform their job duties/functions.

  • Sets up and transports audio-visual equipment, as assigned.

  • Picks up and delivers supplies throughout the Medical Center.

  • Maintains a reasonable inventory of necessary supplies.

  • Maintains skills and knowledge required for this position.

  • Attends and participates in department meetings.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Graduate

  • 1 year previous housekeeping experience in health care environment

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 270734