Job Description

Job Title: Custodial Worker - UPMC McKeesport
Job ID: 09492058
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC McKeesport
Department: Environmental Srvs
Location: 1500 Fifth Avenue, Mckeesport PA 15132


Have you always wanted to get your healthcare career started?  Are you interested in a position that offers terrific benefits and opportunities to grow?  Do you enjoy working "hands on" in a team environment?  Then you may be a perfect fit for our role in the Environmental Services Department at UPMC McKeesport.

UPMC McKeesport is currently looking to hire a part time Custodial Worker to work various shifts. This position will also work rotating weekends and holidays.

Clean and service building areas according to established procedures. Move furniture, equipment, and supplies in and around hospital departments and performs a variety of environmental service duties to maintain the hospital in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition.


  • Clean patient rooms, including operating rooms, as assigned daily and performs terminal cleaning of patient rooms at discharge.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.
  • Operate various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical, i.e. buffers, wringers, scrubbers, vacuums.
  • Clean and disinfect equipment including but not limited to bedside commodes, IV standard and pumps, and specialty equipment and wheeled equipment.
  • Clean assigned areas by washing furniture with an EPA approved germicidal solution.
  • Scrub and strip hard floors, and refinish floors using a floor maintenance program, chemicals, and machines.
  • Re-stock unit-specific equipment and supplies as assigned (refer to area signature service sheet).
  • Complete and document daily routine responsibilities on the unit including but not limited to signature service log, designated equipment maintenance checks, etc.
  • Collect soiled linens, trash, and waste (including infectious waste) from all areas of the hospital as assigned, disinfect garbage cans, and disinfect/clean compactor area.
  • Ensure equipment malfunctions are properly tagged, reported, and delivered to the appropriate department.
  • Ensure storerooms and trash chute rooms are clean and organized.
  • Shampoo and extract carpets, furniture and runners, cleans stairways, elevators and baseboards.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year previous job experience required in lieu of High school diploma/equivalent.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete custodial duties and the ability to use custodial equipment required.
  • Prior job experience 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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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