Housekeeping Aide - York Hospital - PT - Weekends & Holidays - Day Shift

York, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: D10162018

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General Summary:
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.



Required Skills

Ability to read, write, understand and speak English at a level which enables the individual to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job

Required Experience

Up to 1 month
Moderate physical effort (lift/carry 11 to 25 lbs)
Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
Lifts supplies/equipment
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases
Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals
Works in precarious or high locations (ladders, scaffolding etc)
May be exposed to/occasionally exposed to patient elements
May be exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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