Relief Housekeeping Specialist (0.001 FTE, Evenings)

Category: Facilities, Food Services, Housekeeping, Nursing Assistants and Technicians
Job Type: Part-Time
Shift: Evenings
Req: 17372
FTE: 0.001

United Health Workers

0.001 FTE, 8 Hour Evening Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

Job Summary

This paragraph summarizes the general nature, level and purpose of the job.

Under the direct supervision of a Housekeeping Supervisor, the person in this position is responsible for wall washing, floor maintenance, carpet cleaning, trash collection,  handling and disposal of solid and biohazardous waste in assigned areas, and operation of the San-I-Pak machine. May perform Housekeeping Assistant functions and other related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification.  They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.  Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patient rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

  • Strips and refinishes floors. Moves furniture, applies stripping solution, agitates with scrubbing machine, vacuums up soiled solution, applies rinse with mop, vacuums up rinse, applies undercoat, applies wax, polishes with machine, returns furniture and sets up room. Floor care includes baseboards, doorways and corners. Responsible for cleaning the equipment that was used and reporting any needed repairs. Must observe and practice established hospital safety regulations. Employee occupation is hazardous to an extent that when stripping floors, they become very slippery, must use safety shoes at all times.

  • Operates a commercial type vacuum cleaner and attachments for floors, walls, furniture, and for high dusting, may include use of a floor polishing buffer.

  • Collects and separates different waste streams utilizing assistance pulling device for deliver to dock. Disposes utilizing appropriate equipment (e.g., trash compactor, lift systems, tipper).

  • Performs daily operation of medical waste treatment unit to include; running loads, put liners into chambers and carts, separate and place cardboard into cardboard compactor and monthly quality control testing. Monitor proper segregation is being performed or different types of medical wastes.

  • Maintains wall washing equipment by careful use, daily cleaning and proper storage. Uses supplies as directed. Safeguards materials by proper storage. Keeps adequate wall washing supplies on hand including special flat head mop.

  • May perform Housekeeping Assistant duties as assigned.

  • Observes and practices standard precautions and hospital established safety regulations and procedures.

  • Recognizes and eliminates potential hazards associated with adults and children.

  • Reports needed minor repairs of rooms (laboratories, offices, rest rooms, furnishing and equipment, etc.). Maintains equipment, supplies and materials by frequent cleaning, proper storage.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Must be able to successfully complete in-service orientation and continuing education training programs.

Experience: 6 Months in a hospital or procedural setting

License/Certification: None required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships with a diverse population.

  • Ability to learn to skillfully finish floors (application of wax and polishing).

  • Ability to perform varied manual cleaning and related labor; lift, push, operate, and maintain equipment used; and keep simple records.

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and use time efficiently.

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job.

  • Ability to work effectively as a team player.

  • Knowledge of methods, equipment and materials used in washing walls,  floor care and maintenance, and waste disposal.

  • Skills: Cleaning and finishing floors (vacuuming and mopping floors, spray buffing, wax and polish); stripping and refinishing floors; cleaning interior and exterior windows; washing large areas of wall surfaces.


 Physical Requirements and Working Conditions


The Physical Requirements and Working Conditions in which the job is typically performed are available from the Occupational Health Department. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Pay Range

Compensation is based on the level and requirements of the role.

Salary within our ranges may also be determined by your education, experience, knowledge, skills, location, and abilities, as required by the role, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Typically, new team members join at the minimum to mid salary range.

Minimum to Midpoint Range (1.0 FTE): $63,044.80 to $70,460.00

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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