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Sanitation Aide

Work Schedule/Days:  Variable / Variable 
Employment Type:  Full-Time


Provides a clean, safe, and sanitary environment in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s mission, vision, and values. Ensures that all equipment, dishes, and utensils are properly cleaned and sanitized. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent


  • No professional certifications required


  • Experience in entry level


  • Experience as a sanitation worker in a hospital


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Must be willing to be cross-trained within the Food Service department as necessary


  1. Washes, sanitizes, and stores pots, pans, and other equipment in appropriate areas of the kitchen.
  2. Retrieves dirty trays from designated locations in a timely manner.
  3. Disposes of department trash and keeps all garbage cans sanitized and covered when not in use.
  4. Sweeps and mops dish room, kitchen, storeroom, and office floors as scheduled.
  5. Cleans and maintains carts and shelving used in storage of foods and supplies by placing food and supplies into appropriate areas of storage.
  6. Rotates stock on a first in/first out basis.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Standing - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


Requisition #:  29727     
Location:  Scottish Rite  -  1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30342
Function:  Facilities - Food Services

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Patient Care, Healthcare