Housekeeper I - 24 hours, 1st shift

Job Title: Housekeeper I

Department: Housekeeping

Position: Staff

Hours: 24

Shift: 1st

Weekends Required: yes, every other

Posted: 02/20/2017


According to established procedures cleans and maintains an assigned area of the hospital in a sanitary, orderly and attractive condition.


  • Total patient room cleaning following established procedures.

  • Moves equipment and furniture for relocation, cleaning and rearrangement.

  • Trash removal and recycling. May collect hazardous/medical waste.


Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.

Experience: Prior experience performing cleaning operations in a hospital, industrial or office setting, with minimum three months training preferred.


Medium work: exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally; up to 25 pounds of force frequently; under 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Ability to assist in moving heavy objects, such as desks and file cabinets.

Ability to be fully mobile on steps and ladders.

Ability to work from a crouched or bent over position.

Ability to adapt to repetitive procedures.


Work in an environment where there is limited physical discomfort due to noise, heat, dust, chemical fumes and the like. Works with chemicals that are potentially harmful if proper precautions are not used.

Day Kimball Healthcare is a non-profit, integrated medical services provider comprised of Day Kimball Hospital, healthcare centers in Danielson, Dayville, Plainfield and Putnam, Day Kimball HomeCare, Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern CT, Day Kimball HomeMakers, and Day Kimball Medical Group. Its service area includes Northeast Connecticut as well as nearby Massachusetts and Rhode Island communities. Day Kimball Healthcares comprehensive network offers more than 1,400 employees including nearly 300 associated, highly-skilled physicians, surgeons and specialists. Its website is daykimball.org.

Day Kimball Healthcare is an Affirmative Action / equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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