Environmental Services Aide

Environmental Services

Full Time

Variable Shift

Title: Environmental Services Aide

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Arlington, VA  

Purpose and Scope:

To clean and sanitize rooms and furnishings in assigned work areas, following established policies and procedures, and to maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the hospital including operation room suites.

Position Requirements:

Education: A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

Experience: Position requires ability to communicate effectively, ability to work well under time constraints, ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.


  • Thoroughly cleans patient rooms within the quality standards established by the Director of Environmental Services:
  • Cleans assigned rooms using established cleaning procedure, including bathrooms and fixtures.
  • Performs terminal patient room cleaning procedures, prepares room for new occupant, and observes isolation procedures for isolation cases.
  • Uses specific cleaning/disinfecting/sanitizing agents and ensure that all bottles are properly labeled.
  • Able to clean OR Suite when necessary.
  • Arranges furniture and equipment in a neat, orderly fashion after cleaning.
  • Dust mops and wet mops floors.
  • Vacuums carpets.
  • Always replenishes supplies