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Housekeeper Per Diem
Job Code:1296-2017
Biweekly Hours:Variable
FT/PT Status:Per Diem
Location:Environmental Services-7.8450

Job Responsibilities:

Job Summary:            

Will clean areas such as offices, departments, corridors, waiting areas, stairwells, elevators as well as patient rooms and treatment areas. Will handle and properly dispose of waste.


1)  Performs typical housekeeping duties such as vacuuming, dust mopping, mopping, cleaning of toilet bowls, sinks, tubs, and showers.

 2)  Responsible for cleaning windows, furniture, beds, and equipment.

 3)  Will handle waste.

FLSA Classification:    Non-exempt




Job Qualifications:

Preferred Job Specifications:  

This position carries no specific educational requirement.  The ideal candidate will possess a high school diploma or equivalency certificate. 

***Position may require valid driver’s license.  May be asked to drive to sites for business related activity.

Other Job Information (if applicable):

Physical Demands:  Employee will be on feet most of the day.  A great deal of lifting is involved. Ladder climbing.

Work Conditions:    Work is generally in a climate controlled environment. The position may require movement to other facilities.

Interactions:   Must be able to work in a harmonious manner with all other departments.  Must be able to map out assignments and complete them in a timely manner.

Hazards:  Contact with various communicable diseases, infectious medical waste and hazardous chemicals.



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411 Canisteo Street
Hornell, NY 14843

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