Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024


  • Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt at Magnolia Campus (MCC)
  • Environmental Services
  • Full Time - Evening Shift - Monday to Friday 5pm to 1:30am rotation weekends
  • Req #: 74133

At Moffitt Cancer Center, we strive to be the leader in understanding the complexity of cancer and applying these insights to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Our diverse team of over 9,000 are dedicated to serving our patients and creating a workspace where every individual is recognized and appreciated. For this reason, Moffitt has been recognized on the 2023 Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women, Computerworld magazine’s list of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology, DiversityInc Top Hospitals & Health Systems and continually named one of the Tampa Bay Time’s Top Workplace. Additionally, Moffitt is proud to have earned the prestigious Magnet® designation in recognition of its nursing excellence. Moffitt is a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, and the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast. We are a top 10 nationally ranked cancer center by Newsweek and have been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999.
Working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join our committed team and help shape the future we envision.


Position Highlights:

Under the direction of an Environmental Services Supervisor, the Team Leader supports team members who clean and disinfect the physical environment for patients, visitors, and staff members. The Team Leader will ensure all areas of responsibility are completed by opening and closing the shift, tracking Team Member progress, performing quality inspections, providing supplies and equipment, and informing their Supervisor on the status of the team's progress. This position performs a variety of duties that support the department in maintaining a clean environment for patients and staff.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Ability to take initiative and follow oral/written instructions and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised at times
  • Evidence of a good driving record and maintain a good record per Moffitt Policy


  • Completion of Job Assignments

Opening and closing shifts, ensuring all job assignments are completed properly, ensuring adequate inventory and storage of supplies and linen, assigning tasks and projects, manage bed tracking application, answer phone calls from customers and staff members, complete customer requests, resolve daily operational issues, operate the UV lights, etc.

Assumes responsibility of running shift in absence of Supervisor

  • Quality Assurance

Perform and document cleaning inspections; train and give feedback to team members

  • Asset Inventory

Ensure adequate inventory levels and proper storage of supplies and linen

Ensure proper storage of machines and floor cleaning equipment

  • Communication

Represent the Environmental Services department positively and professionally at all times

Follow up on cleaning or staff issues with ability to deescalate situations

Provide feedback to team members and their Supervisor on team members' performance

Maintain positive relationships and good communication with patients, visitors, staff members, and those within the Environmental Services department

Report all facilities/maintenance issues to Supervisor and input work orders

  • High-touch surface disinfection and cleaning

Properly clean and disinfect all types of areas including clinical inpatient/outpatient (patient rooms, exam rooms, nurse stations, etc.), support/common areas, offices, labs, conference rooms, elevators, stairwells, corridors, external grounds, etc. - Handle and dispose of medical waste and sharps observing all required precautions, including properly tying and labeling bags - Use proper chemicals, tools, and equipment for each situation - Clean spills containing blood or other potentially infectious material using established infection control, safety, and ES departmental procedures

Occasionally may have to travel to off-site locations

Complete other duties as assigned

  • Training and Competencies

Demonstrate competency by completing required departmental education and training

Responsible for training team members

  • Policies and Procedures

Follow departmental and other regulatory standards regarding all cleaning policies and procedures (using proper disinfectants, labeling chemical bottles, keeping an organized cart, etc.) Perform all essential functions following established safety and infection control requirements (perform hand hygiene, wear PPE, etc.)

Follow instructions from Environmental Services management

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Two (2) years of environmental services or housekeeping experience (preferably in a hospital setting) -An additional six (6) months of related experience may be considered in lieu of HS


  • Two (2) years customer service experience
  • One (1) year experience in a healthcare setting
  • Must Complete Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) certification withing 18 months of hire
  • 6 months Supervisory or Project Lead experience – internal candidates with 6 months supervisory or project lead experience may be considered
  • Valid Driver’s License required


Equal Employment Opportunity

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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