Mount Sinai Careers

Per Diem Housekeeping Aide

Astoria, New York
Support Services

Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Careers

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?


At the Mount Sinai Health System, patient care takes many forms. Our support services team members are responsible for creating a safe and welcoming environment for our patients so they can focus on what truly matters - healing. Every day brings new challenges—and each day offers the opportunity to improve the lives of patients and families in every community we serve.


Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!

What You’ll Do:
  • Under close supervision and in accordance with defined procedures and established schedules and assignments, performs a variety of comprehensive housekeeping cleaning duties throughout the entire hospital complex on a daily basis. Interact with all patients, visitors and staff in a pleasant, customer friendly manner, assisting them when possible, or referring them to someone who can.

    ·        Thoroughly clean, and make up beds in patient rooms after patient discharge. 

    ·        Clean sinks, toilets, showers, tubs, mirrors, wall & floor vents, and wall mounted light fixtures. 

    ·        Dust, damp wipe, and polish furniture, telephone, TV sets, etc. 

    ·        Collect regulated and non-regulated medical waste from work assignment areas and deposit in designated pickup areas 

    ·        Sweep and mop floors. 

    ·        Spray, buff floors with low and high speed floor machines.  

    ·        Scrub, strip and apply finishing products (wax) to floors using floor scrubbing machine and low speed floor machines.

    ·        Any other related duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring:
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent GED
    • Must be able to read, write and understand instructions in English
    • Must be able to climb and lift least 50 lbs.

Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!


Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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