Houseperson (Per Diem)
Cape Cod Healthcare
4d ago

Purpose of Position

Performs routine job related cleaning procedures for all patient rooms, ancillary areas, support areas and immediate vicinity of entrances, including trash pickup on the grounds.


  • Must be courteous to patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, and other employees of the organization.
  • Under the general supervision of the E.S. Manager or E.S. personnel placed in charge, is responsible for the following duties :
  • Cleans patient rooms / ancillary areas as assigned within the hospital and departmental policies and procedures including but not limited to : discharge cleaning, chemical usage, terminal cleaning, or cleaning, floor care and refinishing, dry and wet mopping, vacuuming, carpet extraction, dusting, baseboard cleaning.
  • Maintains cleaning equipment in proper condition.
  • Stocks assigned areas with clean linen.
  • Removes small quantities of snow and salts walks in immediate entrances.
  • Replaces easily accessible light bulbs as needed.
  • Dust / damp mop floors in corridors, entrances, stairwells, and other areas as assigned.
  • Collects all trash : infectious, regular, recyclable, and soiled linen.
  • Picks up and delivers E.S. supplies and food service items.
  • Moves equipment and furniture.
  • Operates power tool equipment.
  • Washes walls and ceilings.
  • Changes curtain, draperies, cubical curtains, and shower curtains.
  • Shampoos furniture, carpets mats, etc.
  • Strips, refinishes, burnishes floors.
  • Responsible for adhering to established standards of courtesy.
  • Interior vent and light fixture cleaning.
  • Replaces call cords, TV cords, light cords as needed.
  • Safely completes work tasks and reduces risk to others.
  • Must wear facility provided identification badge.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Qualifications

  • Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to understand simple instructions.
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