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Housekeeping Assistant - Surgery 6:30 am - 3:00 pm (7156 / 7317 / 7317.1)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE

Job Description

Just like the children we serve, Children's is growing quickly and hiring Housekeeping Assistants,Environmental Services. The housekeeper provides patients, staff, and visitors a clean, sanitary environment by compliance to standard procedures and policies.  The housekeeper cleans and sanitizes patient rooms, general areas, and completes assigned specific projects.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time



Demonstrates service excellence by introducing self to caregiver/patient and customer by asking is there anything else I can get for you before leaving the room.


  1. Cleans and maintains optimal environment of patient room, surgical area, offices, public areas, and support areas.


  1. Performs duties with awareness and attention to service excellence and the “first impression” impact.


  1. Supports patient care and customer service by responding to requests for unscheduled housekeeping needs, which are essential for reasons of health, safety, or comfort.


  1. Participates in quality patient/customer service with active participation in review of performance to pre-established criteria and following corrective action plans for improvement.


  1. Promotes safety of self and others with appropriate use of personal protective equipment.


Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.


Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



  1. Performs other duties as assigned




  • Ability to read labels and directions on equipment usage.
  • Ability to follow pre-determined daily routines and adjusting according to patient needs.
  • Knowledge of basic chemical mixing procedures.
  • Knowledge of concept of “clean” and “sterile.”
  • Knowledge of basic hygiene and infection control principles.
  • Skill in customer service and service recovery initiatives.
  • Skill in operation of basic cleaning equipment
  • Ability to read, write, and follow oral and written directions in English. 
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Minimum 6 months in environmental services required, preferably in a hospital environment



Job Details

Date Posted December 4, 2019
Requisition 1479-5107
Address 8200 Dodge Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Hospital
Department Environmental Services
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon-Fri 6:30am-3:00pm
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Customer Service
  • Building Cleaning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Hospital Housekeeping

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  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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