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Housekeeping Assistant - 40 hrs/wk, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm rotating weekends

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital locationLincoln, NE
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info linkReport a probelm Originally Posted : January 20, 2022 | Expires : February 4, 2022


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Lincoln, NE, United States


Job Title: Housekeeping Attendant
Job Location: Lincoln
Job Code: 880158

Status: Hourly


Responsible for the cleaning and disinfecting of offices, restrooms, utility rooms, kitchenettes, nurses stations, report rooms, conference rooms, halls and lab areas. Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting of resident/patient rooms, restrooms, tub/shower rooms, linen closets, lounges and common areas. Responsible for environmental patient/resident needs. Work will be performed in an ethical and legal manner following organizational policies, processes, protocols and procedures. Responsible for quality service delivery and internal/external customer relations for Madonna as a whole, including upholding the mission and values for the department and facility.



  1. Operate commercial and small vacuums to clean all assigned carpeted areas and vacuum hall register vents to promote quality air flow.
  2. Dust and clean fire doors, under lounge furniture, baseboards, wall and ceiling lights according to established guidelines.
  3. Dust and clean designated equipment, furniture, door and window surfaces.
  4. Dust and wash bed frames and mattresses according to established guidelines.
  5. Maintain and distribute supplies to designated areas to ensure adequate stock.
  6. Handle wet and dry mops to clean and disinfect hard surface areas.
  7. Scrub and disinfect all designated restrooms, utility rooms, shower/tub, kitchenettes according to department guidelines.
  8. Push and pull handcart with daily supplies and equipment to each area to be cleaned.
  9. Remove refuse from all designated containers and replace with clean liners.
  10. Mix and dilute housecleaning chemicals according to established guidelines.
  11. Handle linen to make beds daily.
  12. Maintain and ensure a safe environment for the department. Handles and operates all necessary equipment and perform required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury.
  13. Clean, dust and disinfect assigned areas of Madonna properties.


  1. Follows instruction from supervisor to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals within the department and/or system.
  2. Train new staff to housecleaning tasks.


  1. Medium work - Lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  2. Walk and stand constantly.
  3. Stoops, crouch and reach frequently.
  4. Outside work to clean unattached buildings/properties.
  5. Push and pull handcart with supplies to areas to be cleaned. Requires up to 20 pounds to initiate, then 7-10 pounds to maintain.
  6. Receives information orally and/or visually for cleaning instructions and safety measures.
  7. Required to wear gloves while handling cleaning products and disinfecting.
  8. Handle and have contact with water and other liquid materials.
  9. Handle corrosive liquid cleaning products frequently for disinfecting.
  10. Occasionally push and pull commercial wet vacs and extractors to do floor cleaning.
  11. Handle household aerosol sprays for cleaning.
  12. Occasionally may be required to lift or pull floor-cleaning machines up and down stairs with assistance if needed.
  13. Routinely exposed to biohazardous materials.
  14. Continuous handling and grasping of cleaning and managing supplies and equipment.
  15. Ability to go up and down stairs and ladder.
  16. Mobility required to travel to Madonna properties.


Institutional cleaning experience preferred. Basic math skills preferred. Basic reading skills required. Must maintain positive communication in a fast paced environment under advers conditions. May be required to drive a motor vehicle if employed at the Lincoln campus. If required to drive, must have current valid Nebraska driverâ??s license, must submit a copy of current driverâ??s abstract reflecting a good driving record, and have the required mobility needed to drive. Background checking is conducted on applicants for this position. Applicants must sign authorization forms (when required by the agency) to release information to Madonna.


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