Hospital housekeepers clean patient rooms, surgical units, administrative offices and restroom several times a day to keep infection and disease at bay. They also polish furniture, vacuum carpets and distribute clean linen and hospital gowns in their assigned areas. Employment requirements for hospital housekeepers include a high school diploma at the very least; they also need to be physically dexterous as there is a lot of lifting, bending and stooping involved in this work.
Clean hospital floors and surfaces using predefined cleaning methods and procedures
Mix appropriate quantities of cleaning liquids and chemicals in accordance with state safety regulations
Dust, mop and sweep patients’ room, nurses and surgical units and administrative offices
Make beds using clean and disinfected linen and replenish supplies such as towels, blankets, soaps and shampoos
Clean and disinfect patients bathroom and public restrooms
Clean mirrors and windows along with polishing fittings and fixtures
Collect dirty laundry from patients’ rooms and deliver them to washing areas