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Housekeeping Aide I - Lifespan

Skills for Rhode Island's Future, Providence RI

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Lifespan.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

JOB TITLE:   Housekeeping Aide I
LOCATION: Providence, RI

Key Responsibilities:
  • Dust mop and damp mop all hard floor surfaces.  Vacuums all carpets, runners, rugs and chairs.
  • Dusts, clean disinfect from top to bottom all patient room furniture including chairs and television sets.  Also cleans all other furniture chairs, etc., throughout the hospital complex.
  • Dusts and washes, disinfects, window sills, blinds, shades, counter tops, doors, lights, vents, wall, hung items, mirrors, glass, wastebaskets and vinyl chairs.
  • Washes disinfects all sinks, toilets, urinals, bedpan racks, bathtubs, showers, service and refill all soap and paper dispensers.
  • Cleans dust, washes, disinfects from top to bottom all beds, mattresses, sleeping carts throughout the hospital complex.
  • Picks up and disposes of rubbish and soiled linen and deposit down chute or rubbish truck.
  • Wash or spot wash walls and polish woodwork, all furniture, brass fittings and stainless steel elevator doors, kick plates, etc.
  • Removes spots from carpets and furniture by using the Host dry system or other easy user friendly spotting systems that are safe to use for both employee and materials that spots are to be removed.
  • May buff and polish floors in rooms and corridors using both manual and motorized devices.
  • Takes laundry linen inventory by physically counting pieces of linen and documenting results on forms.
  • May be required to carry and use a beeper or a two-way radio upon request.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor or group leader.

Successful candidates will have:
  • Ability to follow instruction and observe safety precautions.
  • Ability to prepare solutions according to procedure, assembles other necessary cleaning equipment such as mops, dusters, vacuum cleaners, mop buckets and ringers.
  • Ability to read, write, understand and speak English, as well as ability to count numbers
  • Ability to follow instruction and observe safety precautions.

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Lifespan will make the final hiring decisions. 
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.
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