Housekeeping Aide


Housekeeping Aide

Housekeeping Aide

Primary Location San Jose, California
Job Number 1046432
Date posted 12/20/2022


Under direct supervision, cleans and maintains an assigned area, and performs a variety of environmental services duties in and around the medical center in order to maintain a neat, orderly, sanitary, and safe environment.

Significant Duties:

A cleaner, wet mop unit, dust mop, back vacuum, automatic floor scrubber, shampoo machine, high-speed buffer, carpet extractor, wet/dry vacuum, floor buffer, wall washer, and utility cart are among the tools that must be used.

Uses and uses a bailer, compactor, and sanipac.

Cleans patient environments, including bathrooms, exit beds, woodwork, horizontal surfaces, TV cabinets, furniture, glass, walls, and other attached things. Refills dispensers and removes garbage and soiled linen.

Cleaning auxiliary spaces such as the medication room, nursing station, tub room, soiled utility rooms, storage areas, staff lounge, quiet rooms, offices, exam rooms, treatment rooms, waiting rooms, lobbies, elevators, water fountains, ice machines, telephones, all horizontal surfaces, and high dusting using standard cleaning supplies.. Replenishes supplies such as: paper towels, toilet paper, soap, plastic liners, paper cups, and seat covers.

Reports unsafe conditions such as defective or damaged equipment. Assures sharp objects are in proper containers, follows safety rules established by the department, and uses proper body mechanics such as lifting techniques.


  • Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Grade 100

Basic Qualifications:
  • N/A


  • None


License, Certification, Registration
  • N/A


Additional Requirements:
  • Moderate to heavy lifting ability required; ability to operate all types of floor machinery and other housekeeping related equipment.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs., carry items of 25 lbs., pushes carts up to 200 lbs.
  • Ability to perform frequent pulling, pushing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting and reaching.
  • Job requires extensive standing and walking.
  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively.
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Six months experience preferred


Primary Location: California, San Jose, San Jose Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1
Shift: DayWorkdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Working Hours Start: 07:00 AM
Working Hours End: 03:30 PM
Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: A01|SEIU|United Health workers
Job Level: Entry Level
Department: San Jose Hospital – Environmental Svcs – 0201
Travel: No


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