Job Description

Job Title: Housekeeper/Custodian
Job ID: 615036
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Housekeeping
Location: 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Township PA 16066


Are you a team player who enjoys helping others? Are you looking for a job where you can brighten another person’s day using your excellent service skills? UPMC has an opportunity for a part-time Housekeeper/Custodian to join our team at Sherwood Oaks, located in Cranberry Township, Pa. We strive to provide excellent patient care, and are looking for enthusiastic and compassionate people to join our team. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today!


This is a part-time position where the candidate will have rotating shifts of either 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. The candidate will also have to work rotating weekends and holidays.


The Housekeeper/custodian performs the day to day activities of the Housekeeping Department in the facility, residential apartments, and other related on�site buildings, as instructed by the Director, Supervisor or Coordinator to assure that all is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.


  • Adhere to facility/departmental dress codes. Follows all established infection control standards.
  • Assure that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.
  • Attend all mandatory in-service programs.
  • Clean and maintain all carpeting in the center, residential apartment traffic areas and assigned buildings on site. (This includes operation of a carpet extractor and accessories, following established procedures.)
  • Clean and report all defective equipment to Assistant or Director of Housekeeping.
  • Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.
  • Count and chart linen, also deliver clean linen to areas throughout the facility.
  • Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
  • Help to orient new staff members.
  • Maintain patient and resident confidentiality.
  • Operation of floor buffing/cleaning machines.
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with established housekeeping procedures.
  • Pick up all trash, empty and clean trash containers throughout the center.
  • Pick up residents' soiled linen from outside areas and deliver to central laundry.
  • Unpack and store stock supplies (paper products, chemicals, etc.).
  • Wet mop and scrub tile floors, hallways, and stairwells. Strip, wax, and re-apply according to standards for all tiled flooring.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • General knowledge of housekeeping/laundry preferred
  • May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Union Position: Yes

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