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Housekeeping - Environmental Services at SCL Health

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part Time
Location: Boulder, Colorado

Job Description:

Job Summary Overview :

Responsible for maintaining floors, walls, hallways, windows, furniture, patient rooms, offices, rest rooms and other similar areas of the hospital in a clean and sanitary condition by hand or with the appropriate cleaning equipment. Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting STAT rooms and dismissals as assigned. Responsible for maintaining assigned work area and equipment clean and sanitary. Responsible for operating equipment and handling cleaning chemicals in a safe manner.

Primary Job Duties

Strip the patient rooms, as assigned; including, bedding and trash.

Check Sharps containers and change them when necessary.

Dust patient rooms, as assigned, from top to bottom using the dusting equipment.

Disinfect patient rooms and bathrooms, as assigned, using the appropriate cleaning chemicals.

Clean meeting rooms, offices, hallways, rest rooms, and other areas of the hospitals, as assigned, using the proper cleaning chemicals and equipment.

Dust mop patient rooms, as assigned, using the dust mopping equipment.

Mop patient room floors and vacuum carpet, as assigned and where applicable.

Wash patient beds and mattresses, as assigned.

Dress patient beds with proper linen, as assigned.

Inspect each patient room, meeting room, office, rest room, and other area of the hospital, as assigned, after cleaning to ensure area is clean and sanitary.

Respond to STAT discharges in 5 min. or less.

Respond to all other types of dismissals in 10 min. or less.

Report clean patient rooms to nurse and/or on white board as instructed.

Turn in completed Daily worksheet at end of shift.

Respond to pages in a timely manner.

Use cleaning equipment as instructed.

Report any equipment malfunctions to your immediate manager.

Use cleaning chemicals as instructed.

Report any chemical spills to your immediate manager.

Clean spills as instructed.

Dispose of trash, soiled linen and infectious waste using the proper color trash bags.

Distribute clean linen on patient floors, as assigned.

Maintain utility and storage rooms in clean and orderly condition.

Wear required protective equipment and follow safety procedures in designated work areas, as instructed.

Other duties as assigned by manager, supervisor and/or team lead.

The attached Job Description details the essential functions of your position. The list below is also considered to be essential functions of your position and all employees within Lutheran Medical Center are expected to meet the following in their day-to-day work:

Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time

Be available to work overtime if needed

Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others

Be respectful of all with whom you interact and follow the Lutheran Service


Be well groomed and dressed appropriately for your role

Be in compliance with the drug and alcohol policy as stated in the Associate Handbook

Be sufficiently rested to perform your duties throughout the period assigned

Demonstrate a willingness to learn

Be able to communicate clearly, think clearly, and concentrate on assigned tasks

Education/ Experience


Previous environmental services experience preferred.

High School or GED Strongly Preferred



Ability to understand verbal & written instructions in English for essential job functions.


Flexible work hours including weekend work.

Material And Equipment Involved


Vacuum cleaner.

Using cleaning solutions/disinfectants

High speed buffers.


Lifting Requirements

Medium work. Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.

Qualifications CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities