Duke University and Duke University Health System - Raleigh, NC

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Occupational Summary

Performs routine manual housekeeping work cleaning areas within a DUHS
Work Performed

Empty trash.

Clean, mop, scrub, sweep or vacuum floors, stairways, and halls.

Clean, wash, dust, or polish hardware, brass, furniture, mirrors,
bedside lighting fixtures, vents, radiators, and exteriors of cabinets
and equipment.

Clean patient rooms and/or offices thoroughly by mopping floors, washing
furniture, scrubbing plastic cushions, frames and cleaning and washing
bathroom fixtures and walls.

Clean drinking fountains, ice-making machines and sand urns; clean
blinds with damp cloth or vacuum.

Report repairs needed to supervisors including broken or cracked window
panes, leaky faucets, toilets, loose tiles, broken blinds and damaged

Follow all universal precautions, blood borne pathogen procedures and
use personal protective equipment as needed while cleaning patient care

May dust mop, wax and buff floors and shampoos carpets.

May be required to perform 'Seven Step' cleaning of all surgical areas,
wall cleaning, machine scrubbing of floors (no finish) and related tasks
with particular attention to specialized needs in the surgical area.

Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of basic housekeeping and cleaning procedures

Ability to maintain a high standard of cleanliness and odor control in
work area

Ability to read, write and follow direct written and oral instructions

Ability to integrate age-appropriate response to the specific needs of
the patient and visitor

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees
Level Characteristics


Minimum Qualifications


Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

If required to drive a DUHS vehicle, must have a valid N.C. driver's
license in their possession and a good driving record.

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About this company
Duke University Health System is a world-class health care network dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's...