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Housekeeper II

Department:  HOUSEKEEPING

Job Details

Req Id    56022 
Department    HOUSEKEEPING 
Shift   Evenings
Shift Hours Worked    7.50 
FTE    
Work Schedule    SEMC UFCW 7.5 HR-ED POST 90714 
Employee Status    A1 - Full-Time 
Union  UFCW SVC/MAINT

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director and Assistant Director of Housekeeping, cleans and services hospital areas to ensure the safety, health, and morale of patients, visitors, and employees. Ensures the patients recovery by providing a clean, attractive, and safe environment.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Dust mops and wet mops floors. Periodically cleans and polishes floors using buffing machines.
  • Strips or scrubs and refinishes floors when assigned.
  • Vacuums, spot cleans, or shampoos carpets when assigned.
  • Cleans vertical and horizontal surfaces that collect dust.
  • Collects and transports refuse, cleans and relines refuse containers with plastic bags.
  • Cleans tops of windows, door frames, and other high places using a ladder when necessary.
  • Washes sinks and other plumbing fixtures and replaces disposables such as paper towels, soaps, and toilet tissues.
  • Dusts and polishes furniture including beds.
  • Joins a labor pool in case of fire, disaster, or special projects.
  • Changes cubical curtains and drapes.
  • Moves furniture, beds, supplies etc.
  • Employee uses accepted infection prevention techniques by the proper utilization of protective garb, handling of sharp instruments, cleaning of instruments and work surfaces and the use of covers for contamination prone equipment.
  • Scours and polishes lavatories, sinks, tubs, utilities, basins, mirrors, and fixtures.
  • Assures attractive appearance of areas of responsibility by arranging furniture in an orderly fashion. Reports to department heads or supervisor of any inappropriate conditions such as worn or soiled drapes, mismatched furniture, items needing maintenance.

Education Requirements

Required: High School diploma 

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Required: None

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.


Nearest Major Market: Utica