Housekeeper - 1st Shift

Housekeeper - 1st Shift

Aerotek | Des Moines, IA, 50381, US
Salary Range:$22,000 – $29,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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**Immediately hiring for Hospital Housekeepers and Janitors for 1st shift.**

*****Paid weekly*****

*****Eligible for benefits within 30 days*****

Daily Duties:

Will assist in cleaning the Critical areas. This is more of a high pressure environment; must be done quickly and correctly.

Will interact and work with nurses in this department.

Maintains clean and aseptic conditions in assigned area by vacuuming, scouring, dust mopping, high dusting, making beds, removing trash/linen, washing walls, and ceilings.

Using vacuum and materials effectively in daily work.

Will assist with daily clean - spot cleaning rooms while patients are in them. This will take 10-15 mins and will include dust mopping, pulling trash, cleaning bathrooms, and cleaning high touch areas.

Will also assist with discharge cleaning - this is when patients leave the room and usually takes 35 mins. Includes pulling linens, deep cleaning floors, walls, and bathrooms and wiping down furniture.

Will be cleaning patients rooms with patients in them sometimes. Must be able to be okay speaking with others and sometimes handling difficult patients.

Use detergents, germicides or other supplies and follows recommended handling/mixing procedures.

Maintains a clean and neat station, cart, closet, and equipment.

Reports needed equipment repairs to Supervisor.

Logs activities throughout work shift as required paperwork at the end of the shift.

Collects soiled linen or distributes clean linen.

Will be using equipment including: mops, computer, supply cart, detergents, brooms, vacuums, telephone, pager, hand sweeper, etc.

**Additional Skills & Qualifications:**

Ability to be on feet all day long

Ability to push/pull 65 lbs, lift up to 50lbs, and lift up to 20lbs constantly

Ability to read, write, comprehend English

Ability to work in a physical position - must be able to push, pull, kneel, crouch, climb, lift, etc.

**Special Notes:**

Workers will be in proximity of sick people

Must be able to handle cleaning up bodily fluid messes (on occasion)

Workers may be in proximity of difficult patients

No acrylic nails or nail polish on the job

Dress code - no skirts or dresses allowed

This is not a repetitive position - there will be a wide variety of duties.

Call Josh to apply today. 515-657-5480

**About Aerotek:**

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.