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Providence Environmental Services Attendant - Hickel House in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Environmental Services Attendant (Hickel House, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Horizon House in Anchorage, Alaska. 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:

  • Works with other Environmental services and facility staff as a team unit to effectively address concerns and issues. Explains clearly to co-workers the tasks & procedures needed to produce a desired outcome. Interacts and cooperates with all hospital staff. Coordinates work tasks affecting other areas to minimize overall disruption and inconveniences.

  • Plans activities to efficiently utilize work time. Provides steady work effort during paid work hours. Takes initiative to identify tasks that need to be accomplished. Effectively prioritizes work assignments and keeps them in balance with the overall Environmental Services needs.

  • Completes projects/repairs in a manner that seldom requires follow-up or corrections. Logically analyzes symptoms and issues to accurately identify problems. Completes all documentation including time cards, purchase requests, and work orders in a timely manner. Completes work activities and performs area inspections in a manner which allows safe access for patients, visitors, physicians and staff. Uses materials and time in a manner, which balances cost and quality.

  • Takes responsibility for problems encountered & follows through to conclusion. Provides service in a calm, consistent, effective manner with an objective of customer satisfaction. Promotes customer satisfaction by communicating the expectation and time line of the requested service. Conducts oneself as a hospital representative at all times while on campus. Fosters and supports the mission through respectful words and deeds. Consistently integrates core values of mission (Respect, Compassion, Justice, and Excellence) in daily activities.

  • Initiates & participates in training and learning of other staff members. Follows proper safety precautions, wears appropriate garments & equipment during the performance of work duties. Supports & contributes to effective safety and risk management efforts by adhering to established policies and procedures, promoting accident prevention, and identifying and reporting unsafe conditions. Takes the initiative to learn new skills, systems and information pertaining to appropriate Environmental Services functions. Demonstrates good knowledge pertaining to the safe handling of chemicals used with Environmental Services work.

  • Demonstrates the willingness to work beyond scheduled work hours when needed due to workload demands. Is a dependable team member capable of being relied upon to be at work when scheduled. Ensures continuity of problem resolution, even if beyond normally scheduled work hours.

  • Demonstrates good understanding of cleaning Methods and practice, priorities, and techniques specific to Providence. Demonstrates an understanding of the operation of cleaning equipment used throughout the Providence campus. Demonstrates basic working skills for general maintenance on said equipment. Demonstrates good equipment operating skills for vacuum cleaners, floor strippers, and buffers. Demonstrates good working knowledge of specialty areas including sterile treatment areas.


Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 months experience in Environmental Services

About Horizon House

Horizon House is an assisted living community where most residents have more autonomy than in a long term care facility. There are 60 apartments and two cottages; some with double rooms. The homelike atmosphere and two outdoor garden areas make for a pleasant atmosphere for residents and staff alike.

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: Day

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 266111