Open Interviews at Deaconess

We are holding open interviews for Environmental Services and Housekeeping Staff.


  • Thursday, June 10th,10 AM - Noon and 5 PM - 7 PM


  • Deaconess Gateway Campus - Ortho-Neuro Hospital - Pavilion 3rd Floor

Job and Department Overview

The Environmental Services (EVS) Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Housekeepers
  • Floor Technicians 
  • Waste Collectors

The Deaconess Food & Nutrition Department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Prep Cooks
  • Room Service Specialists 
  • Dishwashers
  • Cafe Station Workers


Environmental Services (EVS) Department

Within the Deaconess Environmental Services department, we strive to help our staff be successful and confident with any position they hold.  New EVS Representatives will be in training for a minimum of 2 weeks. EVS department has an educator on staff to train employees on departmental practices and protocols. Within the title of Environmental Services Representative there are 4 main roles: Housekeeper, Waste Processor, Project Worker, and Floor Care Technician.

  • Housekeepers are responsible for cleaning and sanitizing patient rooms, hospital departments and public areas according to established cleaning protocols.
  • Waste Processors will be accountable for properly packaging transporting waste (general waste, recycling, shred materials, regulated waste, etc.) to collection points located inside and outside for disposal.
  • Project Workers will be involved in furniture relocation, room curtain removal/re-hanging, operation of UV sterilization light, pest control, event set up, and assisting with sanitization when necessary.
  • Floor Care Technicians (2nd and 3rd shift only) will maintain and refinish the floors throughout the hospital. Carpet cleaning will also be a requirement.
  • Competitive pay and potential for growth
  • Consistent scheduling
  • Uniforms provided for Environmental Services employees
  • Shift incentive and weekend option positions available
  • Full Time, Part Time, and Supplemental positions (overtime typically available)
  • No mandatory overtime
  • Yearly opportunity for pay increases and bonuses
  • Tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses available
  • Great health benefits and retirement savings plans


Deaconess Food & Nutrition Department Overview

We strive to help our staff be successful and confident with any position they hold by promoting cross training within the department.  Within the title of Food and Nutrition Ambassador there are several roles that may be assigned to you, such as: Patient Room Service Specialist, Patient Food Preparation, Patient Food Call Center, Cafe Station Worker or Cashier, Cafe Food Preparation, Dish Room, and Convenience Store or Coffee Shop.  The general operating hours for this department will be 4:30am-4:30pm 7 days a week.

  • Competitive pay and potential for growth
  • 3 sets of uniforms provided for Dietary employees
  • Shift incentives
  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate your life (overtime typically available)
  • Fun, caring environment where you will always be off work on time
  •  Flexible shift assignments – cross training allows you to find the perfect shift assignment
  • Tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses available
  • Great health benefits and retirement savings plans

Job Requirements

  • Completion of High School or GED preferred, but not required for this position
  • Prior food preparation experience preferred
  • Must demonstrate the ability to use a variety of food preparation equipment
  • General computer knowledge
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have good attendance
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and be able to push, pull, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently and be able to communicate effectively

Join us for the open interviews listed above or apply online today.