Housekeeping Aide I
Part Time (40 Hours Biweekly) - Evening Shift
Friday 7:00 p.m.
Weekend & Holiday Rotation (3:00 p.m.
Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor-Housekeeping, performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain offices, hallways, and other assigned areas.
Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors, and walls of bathrooms.
Dusts furniture, woodwork, equipment and dust mops floors. Polishes and cleans fixtures in utility rooms and bathrooms.
Wet mops rooms, halls, stairways and public areas.
Cleans fixtures, tops of windows, door frames and high areas using a ladder.
Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials.
Removes waste and soiled linens from work area and places in specified bags or containers.
Assists in hanging drapes and dividers and takes them down for cleaning.
IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Performs terminal cleaning procedures of patient rooms and prepares room for new occupant; follows isolation procedures in isolation rooms.
IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Receives direct supervision from professional nursing staff and Supervisor-Housekeeping.
IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Responds to call lights, if in immediate area.
IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of work areas and/or patient rooms.
IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Ensures patient rooms are stocked with appropriate items prior to patient's admission.
IF ASSIGNED TO A PATIENT CARE UNIT: Communicates with patients and families to promote their comfort. Notifies the nurse or other available care team member as needed to meet a patient's request.
High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required
Previous housekeeping experience in a healthcare setting is desired
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Must have strong customer service skills and a high attention to detail
Note: The physical demands of job include, but are not limited to, lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs, prolonged standing/walking, and considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, etc.
Wellspan Health System