Adventist Health in Glendale and Simi Valley will eliminate certain in-house facility staff positions in favor of hiring Chicago-based commercial real estate services firm Jones Lange LaSalle Inc. as of March 7.

According to a notice filed with the California Employment Development Department, positions affected include facilities management, environmental services, security, linen services and grounds management.

The cuts total 53 people laid off at the Glendale location and seven in Simi Valley.

Adventist anticipates those laid off will be offered positions with Jones Lange LaSalle, the health organization said in its EDD notice.