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Arnot Health Housekeeper- Environmental Services in Bath, New York

Job Description


Performs a variety of cleaning techniques including dusting, mopping, scrubbing and the use of heavy equipment


1. Cleans and services hospital areas, moves furniture, equipment and supplies in and around the hospital in an orderly and sanitary manner, i.e.: sweeps, mops, vacuums floors, shampoos carpets, and damp dusts furniture.

** 2. Must be able to transport and set up furniture for meetings, run small extractors, floor machines and small burnishers.

3. Must be able to wash walls, ceiling tiles, vents, windows inside and out, and window screens, light fixtures, and other high dusting requiring a ladder. Must be able to take care of garbage and medical waste and follow proper procedure on packing needle containers. 4. Completes regular housecleans in an assigned area, using proper procedures. Replenishes supplies as needed. 5. Completes isolation cleaning using proper procedure.

** 6. Changes drapes and cubical curtains as required and move beds as needed.

7. Must be able to clean the Morgue after an autopsy has been performed and the major portion has been cleaned. (General Houseclean). 8. Observes safety rules and reports safety and health hazards to supervisor.

** 9. Operates all equipment in a correct, safe manner and cleans equipment after each use.

10. Maintains neat and clean work and storage areas. 11. Is responsible for attending all annual mandatory educational programs as required by position. 12. Employee understands and demonstrates the importance of satisfying the needs of the customer/patient by interacting with him/her in a friendly and caring way, being attentive to the customer’s needs, both psychologically and physically, and by taking the initiative to maintain communication with the customer in order to provide a secure and pleasant experience with the Arnot Health 13. It is understood that this job description lists typical duties for the classification and is not to be considered inclusive of all duties which may be assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Must be able to read and understand both verbal and written instructions.


No previous experience necessary.


No CPR required.


Required to be on feet much of time. Reaching, bending, stooping and lifting.


Category II. Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues. But employment may require performing unplanned Category I tasks.

** A.D.A Essential Functions