H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7238337 (Ref:hlj_53144)

Posted: April 23, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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



Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.

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Job posting number:#7238337 (Ref:hlj_53144)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
United States
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