Northwell Health Housekeeping Worker (Long Island Jewish & Cohen Children's Hospital in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 00162S

Job Category Housekeeping

Job Description

As a Housekeeping worker you will maintain clean, sanitary and orderly condition to the assigned exterior/ interior areas of the Medical Center.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains interior and exterior assigned areas in Medical Center (i.e., offices, laboratories, bathrooms, public areas, courtyard, etc.) in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition.

  • Scours and polishes sinks, showers, bathtubs, tiles and other bathroom equipment.

  • Sweeps and mops areas, and periodically waxes and buffs floors.

  • Cleans and dusts furniture, windowsills, mirrors, pictures, ceilings, doorframes, wall vents, etc. Polishes furniture and other equipment.

  • Washes mattresses, beds, and examining tables and makes beds after discharge.

  • Empties trash baskets and other disposals.

  • Refills soap and paper goods dispensers, as required.

  • Operates floor maintenance equipment, e.g., floor buffing machines, wet vacuums, etc.

  • Strips and refinishes floors.

  • Moves patient beds and furniture within patient rooms and on the same floor.

  • May assist in transporting heavy items within the Medical Center

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Prior cleaning experience, preferred.

  • Ability to use and/or operate common housekeeping devices such as brooms, mops, waxers, scouring pads, dust rags, etc.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions.