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Residential Housekeeper, Patient Housing - Salt Lake City, UT #3369800

Company: University of Utah Health

Date: 05/19/2017

Category: Healthcare Services

City: Salt Lake City, UT


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for ensuring that the patient and family apartments are cleaned and sanitized. The incumbent deep cleans the entire apartment ensuring that all surfaces, fabrics and ventilation system are disinfected. The incumbent is also responsible for helping with the laundry, reporting maintenance issues, cleaning common areas, and performing apartment inventory.

This position has no responsibility for providing patient care.


  • Cleans all furniture and draperies, including moving and vacuuming under all furniture.

  • Cleans and sanitizes all appliances both inside and out.

  • Cleans kitchen cabinets inside and out and removes all food items as necessary, except for condiments.

  • Changes, cleans, and organizes all linens.

  • Cleans and disinfects the entire bathroom including cabinets, mirrors, fixtures and shower curtain and removes any items that were left behind by previous residents.

  • Dusts all surfaces including heat registers, vents and radiators, then vacuums to remove all dust and debris.

  • Prepares welcome basket of supplies for each new guest.

  • Checks for and reports all maintenance needs.

  • Cleans and disinfects all exterior doors including door frames and door tracks.

  • Tests alarm clocks and remotes to ensure that they are working properly.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to work without direct supervision.




  • One year of experience cleaning apartment buildings, multiple single family homes, or the equivalency.

Qualifications (Preferred):


  • Four years of residential cleaning.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects. This position may be subject to hazards: Including a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, and exposure to chemicals.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

Requisition Number 25269

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Sunday-Thursday 9am-5.30pm

Location Name Off-Campus (Other)

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Custodial Services / Housekeeping

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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