Housekeeping Aide II - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time

Gettysburg, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 59242

Position Summary:

General Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor-Housekeeping, performs a variety of general and specialized cleaning tasks to maintain patient rooms, offices, hallways and other assigned areas of the hospital. Assists in housekeeping department as needed to lift, move and relocate furniture, furnishings, equipment, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Buffs, strips, waxes and polishes floors.
2 Moves furniture and other heavy objects as required.
3 Moves, removes, and relocates furniture, furnishings, equipment, etc. as directed.
4 Shampoos rugs and furniture. Cleans vents, fans and other equipment using vacuum machines.
5 Operates mechanical floor cleaners, polishers and vacuums.
6 Sets up chairs and tables, etc. for special events and folds and stores them after the event.
7 Moves large items in and out of storage.
8 Performs custodial/housekeeping duties as assigned when not involved in moving projects.
9 Assists in hanging drapes and dividers and takes them down for cleaning.

Required Skills

High School or G.E.D. Required

Required Experience

Must be 18 years old or older
3 - 6 months experience required
Heavy physical effort (lift/carry 26 to 50 lbs)
Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Working Conditions Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals
Works in precarious or high locations (ladders, scaffolding etc)


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 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Diversity & Inclusion at WellSpan

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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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