Housekeeping Aide II - Gettysburg Hospital - Full Time/Evenings/Weekends/Holidays

Gettysburg, PA | Service and Trades | Tracking Code: 63622

Job Description

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.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 6 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English at a level which enables the individual to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job
  • Physical Demands:
    • Heavy physical effort (lift/carry 26 to 50 lbs)
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

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.

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)