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VUMC Environmental Services Archives

Project SEARCH program hits employment milestone

Feb. 10, 2022—Vanderbilt's Project SEARCH for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities recently marked a milestone when it hired its 100th employee.

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Clean and safe

Sep. 23, 2021—VUMC recently honored workers who have been on the front lines during the pandemic to keep facilities clean and safe.

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One Hundred Oaks EVS staff at 500 injury-free days and counting

Aug. 26, 2021—At Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks, among the 40 full-time Aramark Corp. employees who work under contract to provide environmental services — EVS, an industry term for health care cleaning services — there has not been an injury requiring medical attention in more than 500 days.

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For McHollin, kindness is always part of the service

Mar. 23, 2017—Terry McHollin checks the coffee cups along with the trash cans in patients’ rooms. Serving coffee isn’t part of her job description as an environmental service tech, but if someone needs a fresh pour she will stop what she’s doing, wash her hands then head for the coffee pot — and still stay on schedule.

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