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Providence Health & Services Floor Care Specialist in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Floor Care Specialist - Environmental Services (1.0 FTE, Evenings) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland , OR

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We are seeking a Floor Care Specialist - Environmental Services that will perform cleaning and maintenance of all carpeted, hard floor surfaces and upholstery. Performs preventative maintenance on all floor equipment. Covers for Cleaning Attendant as needed. Performs tasks in any assigned area of Providence Health & Services hospitals and medical office buildings or satellite clinics; to provide a lasting favorable first impression for our staff, physicians, patients and visitors. Participates in the departments continuous quality improvement activities. Successful performance contributes to the holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care and a high level of satisfaction from staff, patients and families

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform cleaning and maintenance of all floors; carpets, tile, concrete flooring and upholstery

  • Utilize the appropriate chemicals, supplies and cleaning techniques according to procedure and manufacturer’s recommendations

  • Perform restoration functions on highly soiled or worn areas

  • Follow all infection control practices including hand washing techniques, standard precautions and isolation precautions

  • Replenish supplies; notifies the supervisor when supplies need to be ordered

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Operate and maintain all equipment correctly and safely

  • Maintain cleanliness of all equipment utilized

  • Refer equipment repair needs or safety hazards to Environmental Services Supervisor or appropriate department

  • Must be able to manipulate carts, wheelchairs, stretchers, beds, and other equipment or furniture

  • Observe safety precautions at all times. Uses safety signs (Wet Floor) and ropes off sections of floor for cleaning where appropriate


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year of floor care experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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: Evening

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 316701