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At Geisinger, we’re committed to keeping our family, patients and communities safe with the help of our Environmental Services team. Our EVS Technicians clean our facilities to hospital standards, helping to prevent communicable diseases by thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting public areas, hospital office and administrative areas, patient rooms, restrooms and hallways. With no prior experience required to qualify for this role, there’s never been a better time to start a new career at Geisinger.

Why EVS at Geisinger

Ready to grow your career? You’ll be eligible to apply for the nationally recognized CHEST certification (Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician) after one year of being a member in good standing with Geisinger. The CHEST certification promotes patient care and patient safety, helps you advance within the department, gives you an opportunity to increase wages and provides you with recognition as a leader in the field.

Achieve your goals and grow your career with the right tools and support. You can grow within our Geisinger family by pursuing a career path that could look like:

  1. EVS Tech
  2. Certified EVS Tech
  3. Team Leader
  4. Supervisor
  5. Manager
  6. Director

Sign-on and referral bonuses

Earn a sign-on bonus of up to $2,500 as a new hire in EVS.

Full- Time new hires:

  • $500 after 30 days
  • $750 after 6 months
  • $1,250 after 1 year

Part-Time new hires:

  • $250 after 30 days
  • $375 after 6 months
  • $625 after 1 year

Earn up to $750 for referring a friend to work as an EVS Tech

  • $750 for a full-time referral
  • $375 for part-time referral


With a recently increased starting rate of $15 per hour, there’s a lot you’ll love about working here. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, education and professional development, and a healthy work/life balance, including:

  • Health and dental insurance, starting day one of employment

  • Sign-on bonus for elligible positions

  • Opportunities for continuing education

  • Generous paid-
    time-off policy

  • Incentives for wellness and healthy living

  • Military-to-civilian support

Our Geisinger Family


As a member of EVS, I am proud to help make an impact on the health and safety of our patients, visitors, and fellow employees. I’ve been with Geisinger for 5+ years, starting as a Frontline EVS Technician and am now a Supervisor in the Department. My tenure at Geisinger has definitely been some of the best.

John M. Tomsak

Supervisor, Environmental Services


I am greatly honored to be part of the Geisinger family and the Environmental Services Department who have provided so many learning experiences and growth opportunities to their employees.


EVS System Support Specialist Intermediate


As an EVS team member, it's my pleasure to provide a safe and healthy environment for those who are in our care. I'm encouraged by supportive managers and co-workers to do my part in maintaining quality and excellence.

Lura Spriggs

EVS Technician Geisinger Lewistown Hospital


I began my career with Geisinger as an EVS technician almost ten years ago. I was given many advancement opportunities over the years. I grew into a Team Lead position, a Supervisor position and I am now a Manager at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital. Geisinger is a great place to grow and advance your career.

Angela Talanca,

Manager, Environmental Services, Geisinger Bloomsbug Hospital

Our EVS team and COVID-19

Discover how our EVS team keeps our Geisinger family, patients and communities safe.

Geisinger EVS in the news

Two EVS techs earn CHEST certification

Two EVS techs earn CHEST certification

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Area medical facilities make changes to fight COVID-19

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U.S. News & World Report

COVID-19: The 'Super Bowl' of Challenges for Hospital Environmental Services Team

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ASHE Health Facilities Management.  The official magazine of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering

2019 Environmental Services Departments of the Year

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Geisinger #LongLiveHeroes

Keeping the hospital clean during a pandemic

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ASHE Health Facilities Management.  The official magazine of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering

How Geisinger overhauled and improved its ES department

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Geisinger news Releases

Local realtor honors Geisinger EVS staff with lunch

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Geisinger news Releases

GMC Environmental Services Department receives national recognition

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Geisinger news Releases

Healthwatch 16: Geisinger awarded for keeping it clean

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Connect with a recruiter

Fred Pierantoni

Senior Recruiter

“If you’re looking for job security, professional growth and development, support for a healthy work/life balance and more, look no further than Geisinger Environmental Services. With a recently increased starting rate, competitive benefits and opportunities for professional development, now is an exciting time to join our team! Sign-on bonuses and referral bonuses are offered for eligible positions.

Join our EVS team and play a critical role in hospital cleanliness!”

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