Environmental Service- Lead First Shift

Position: Environmental Service- Lead First Shift

Job ID: 159203

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Hospitality & Housekeeping

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Environmental Services Lead -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform routine Environmental Services (cleaning or floor care) duties and respond to emergency calls for cleanup of spills in assigned areas in accordance with standard operating procedures. 


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Performs cleaning/floor care duties in assigned areas on a daily basis according to approved infection control and standard operating procedures
  • Maintains positive control of equipment and chemicals through continuous monitoring of cleaning cart or floor care equipment
  • Stores supplies, tools, equipment, and other department items in appropriate and designated areas per department requirements
  • Identifies and appropriately resolves space quality deficiencies in assigned area to maintain space quality through improvement of efficiency, outcomes, and customer service
  • Ensures effective communication and workflow for responsibilities in assigned area as demonstrated by maintaining good rapport and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers
  • Locates and cleans patient equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, carts, IV poles, refrigerators, etc.) using appropriate cleaning techniques
  • Assesses space quality and provides input to immediate supervisor for project activities, scheduling, and staffing needs


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • 2 years’ experience in Environmental Services in either Healthcare, Hospitality, or Contract Cleaning services required
  • Prior hospital experience in Environmental Services preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent may be substituted for one year of experience

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