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Providence Health & Services Environmental Services Technician, Lead in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Environmental Services Technician, Lead (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Little Company Of Mary Torrance Hospital in Torrance, CA

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We are seeking a Environmental Services Technician, Lead who will perform cleaning functions according to pre-established schedules and infection control guidelines. The EVS Technician's job responsibilities are to ensure that the physical environment of the hospital is hygienic, aesthetically clean, safe and in good repair at all times.

In this position you will:

  • Perform all duties of an EVS Technician including, but not limited to, general cleaning of patient and non-patient areas, occupied and discharge room cleaning, dust and damp mopping of floors and carpet vacuuming

  • Handling and removal of trash, soiled linen and biohazard waste

  • Operate EVS machinery such as buffers, extractors, scrubbers, burnishers, compactors, baler, etc.

  • Perform floor care procedures including stripping and refinishing, shampooing and extracting carpet, scrubbing and burnishing of floors

  • Delivering of housekeeping supplies and stocking of housekeeping carts

  • Transporting of clean linen carts

  • Cleaning of outside areas and entrances

  • Cleaning of elevators and stairwells

  • Be responsible for checking phone messages at shift start and respond to existing messages

  • Be responsible for ensuring that all EVS schedules are covered taking into account any absences and call-ins

  • Be responsible for knowing all EVS schedules and able to perform any schedule when the need arises

  • Be responsible for acting in manager’s or supervisor’s absence by insuring that all calls are responded to and that all cleaning schedules are satisfactorily completed

  • Documentation/Information Management:

  • Properly and accurately utilizes Kronos timekeeping system

  • Sign in and out on "Sign-in" sheet daily

  • Checklist completed as assigned and submitted to supervisor

  • Leadership/Supervision:

  • The Environmental Services Lead Technician performs his/her tasks in a responsible and professional manner at all times and is able to earn respect and cooperation from employees by utilizing leadership skills

  • Ability to train and motivate employees

  • Development:

  • Attend all department meetings/in-services

  • Performance Improvement:

  • Be responsible for participating in hospital and departmental performance improvement projects

  • Budgetary:

  • Prudent use of all EVS supplies and equipment

  • Able to identify supply shortages in storage closets by utilizing par levels and other indicators


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Six (6) months of EVS related job experience in a hospital setting

  • Able to perform duties in a courteous, caring manner

  • Must be self-motivated and self-directed, but willing to accept direction from supervisor or manager

  • Must have good customer service skills and be well versed in AIDET

  • Able to perform floor maintenance procedures such as stripping and refinishing, burnishing and carpet extraction

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Job leadership experience.

About the hospital you will serve

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, 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: California-Torrance

Req ID: 298807