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The University of Kansas Health System HOUSEKEEPER I in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

Are you looking for an Environmental Service, Custodial Worker, House Keeper, or Room Care Attendant Position? We have plenty of opportunities for you to join the Health System!

  • Performs cleaning procedures according to cleaning schedule meeting department quality standards.

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the cleaning procedures utilized in all facility spaces. Examples of areas to clean include, but are not limited to the following: patient rooms, isolation rooms, utility rooms, exam rooms, public areas, restrooms, labs, offices, classrooms, auditoriums, corridors, elevators, stairwells, ancillary areas, outer buildings, storerooms, equipment rooms, housekeeping closets, dock areas, trash areas, and outside entrance areas.

  • Follows all hospital and department Infection Prevention and Control, Human Resources, and Safety policies and procedures. Reports all infection prevention and control and safety incidents to supervisor. Assist with completion of incident report.

  • May be trained to complete the following project cleaning if required in work assignment: Scrub, strip, and burnish hard surface floors using floor care equipment according to established procedures; clean carpet, furniture and mats using floor care & upholstery equipment; move equipment and/or furniture; wash walls, ceilings, doors, floors, windows, vents, lights, trashcans, trash dumpsters, equipment, and furniture as directed; replace curtains, blinds, draperies, and shower curtains as assigned.

  • Delivers clean linen, stocking linen carts to established par levels.

  • Removes soiled linen and trash, transporting it to the appropriate soiled linen storage rooms, dumpsters or recycle containers.

  • Keeps housekeeping cart and closet clean, safe and orderly. Collects equipment and/or supplies for daily use. Re-stocks housekeeping cart and closet daily to ensure correct and adequate supply of chemicals and cleaning supplies. Uses cleaning chemicals safely and efficiently according to established procedures.

  • Operates and maintains housekeeping equipment safely and efficiently in accordance with established procedures. Cleans equipment before returning it to storage area. Reports equipment in need of repair to supervisor. Reports safety hazards.

  • May be required to carry a pager or radio for communication purposes. Responds to pages, radio, and telephone communications promptly and professionally.

  • Shows consideration when interacting with co-workers and customers.

  • Demonstrates ability to follow directions and provide dependable service.

  • Participates in team meetings, in-service training and special programs. Accepts constructive correction as a means for growth and development.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.


  • Effective Communication


  • High School Diploma

  • Basic Computer proficiency

Requisition ID: 2020-26120

Display Department Title: Environmental Services

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com

Street: 901 N 5TH ST