Health Care Environmental Services

Global Connections to Employment (GCE) strives for the highest levels of quality at all of our service locations. We have provided health care environmental services for more than 20 years and currently serve several outpatient and acute care facilities.

As an affiliate of a large health care system, we understand the importance of ensuring a positive health care experience for every patient, every time at every facility. Our team is patient-centered, and our organization adheres to evidence-based best practices. We take pride in working to the highest of professional standards by engaging our teams in the following programs:

  • Daily Management: Areas of improvement are defined by the team. In order to improve on them, measurements are conducted daily and reported out bi-weekly.
  • Process Improvement Fundamentals (PIF): Program designed to implement small changes in an effort to create huge impacts by clearly identifying an individual problem. Gathering information, interviewing front line staff, and creating process maps, identifies the root causes and steps are taken toward improvement..
  • We use a cloud-based Quality Control Inspection System to ensure our teams are delivering the best quality possible. These are not only for reporting to clients, but we also use this data to show how our organization is performing internally, overall and across all locations.

Another component of our service to others includes our relationship with SourceAmerica® under the AbilityOne® Program to help train and employ persons with disabilities in meaningful jobs. Our work is quite rewarding and a win-win at every site.

Learn more about our Health Care Environmental Services business line, by calling  681.229.6084.

Capability Statement

We manage environmental services at the following locations:

Andrews Institute, Gulf Breeze, FL – (June 2008 - present)

We are responsible for environmental services at this world-class sports medicine, surgical and research facility. Our team provides support services for the conference facility located on this campus, which is often visited by medical and sports professionals who discuss innovative services that can help patients from around world. We also are responsible for aseptic cleaning of the surgery center and outpatient facilities; terminal cleaning of eight state-of-the-art operating suites, and the cleaning of specialized training and research facilities.

Baptist Health Care, Pensacola, FL – (October 1997 - present)

GCE provides environmental services for 225,000 square feet of hospital and medical office spaces. Those areas include inpatient and outpatient departments. We are responsible for aseptic cleaning of specialized spaces including: MRI, Radiation therapy and Hyperbaric medicine. Part of our responsibilities involves handling a significant volume of hazardous material.

Gulf Breeze Hospital, Gulf Breeze, FL – (October 1997 - present)

GCE provides environmental services for all hospital departments including: inpatient units, surgical suites, the Ciano Cancer Center, , Stroke Care Center, Women’s Services, diagnostic imaging, heart and vascular, and medical office buildings. We are proud to be the provider of service excellence at this highly visible facility for over 20 years. Gulf Breeze Hospital is a multi-facility campus that consistently earns national quality and safety ratings, and we are proud to be part of the process that takes them there.

Hillsborough Health Departments, Tampa, FL – (May 1998 - present)

We are responsible for environmental services to 10 health department facilities throughout Hillsborough County, Florida. This particular contract represents a large geographic footprint and more than 100,000 square feet of aseptic cleaning.

VA Medical Center, Baltimore, MD – (May 2008 - December 2017)

GCE provided environmental services to the Veterans Administration in Baltimore, Maryland. This 972,000 square feet facility has extremely high traffic and includes outpatient, inpatient l and rehabilitation spaces.. GCE assisted in providing general and aseptic cleaning services to this hospital for nine years before the VA decided to discontinue contracting out these services and taking these positions in house.

New Port Richey Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic (VA OPC), New Port Richey, FL – (October 2000 – present)

GCE provides environmental services to the Veterans Administration in New Port Richey, Florida. GCE provides general and aseptic cleaning services to this out patient facility since 2000. GCE’s team provides services both during and after patient care hours.

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