Environmental Services Area Cleaner

Cleveland Clinic

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Our Environmental Services Department is consistently among the highest performing Environmental Services teams in healthcare, and were looking to add an Environmental Services Area Cleaner to our team to create a comfortable and safe environment our patients have come to expect.

This position is responsible for the floor care on assigned units, including dusting, mopping, and buffing of hallways, patient rooms, and various common areas on assigned units. Other duties include timely completion of associated discharge cleaning, cleaning and disinfecting areas as requested, curtain hanging, UV, establishing rapport with patients, and working alongside fellow caregivers from other departments.

The ideal future caregiver is:

Comfortable working independently.

Responsive to changing and pressing requests.

Proactive in identifying and attending to needs of assigned area.

Comfortable working as part of a team.

Empathetic towards patients, visitors, and caregivers.

Opportunities to interact and make a positive impact on patients, visitors, and caregivers, and significant opportunities for vertical growth within a large department (Team Lead, Supervisor, Manager), are just a few reasons this role would matter most to the right candidate.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. Thats why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, youll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, youll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

This position is located at the Hospice Care unit in Fairlawn, OH. It is to work Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and every other weekend. Candidates with cleaning experience are preferred.


Cleans patient rooms, ancillary areas, exam rooms, offices, waiting areas, public restrooms, discharge rooms and other assigned areas.

Stocks paper items and other supplies in patient rooms, exam rooms and restroom as necessary.

Follows scripting, policies and procedures on patient isolation and all Environmental Services technical and procedural standard operating procedures.

Follows and adheres to all hospital wide and departmental safety requirements.

Other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED) preferred.


None required.

Complexity of Work:

Requires attention to detail, ability to follow directions and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Work Experience:

Requires one to three months on-the-job training to learn departmental policies and procedures, various cleaning techniques, proper use and storage of cleaning agents and chemicals.

Physical Requirements:

Requires full body motion, including ability to perform work while lifting, bending, stooping, crouching, squatting and reaching.

Requires continuous walking and standing on hard surfaces.

Requires regular handling and use of disinfectants and other cleaning agents and chemicals.

Light Work – Exerting 11 to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Personal Protective Equipment:

Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keywords: cleaner, housekeeper, janitor

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Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities