Housekeeping Aide-MSQ

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Perform comprehensive cleaning in all areas of the hospital such as patient’s rooms (including isolation); nurses’ stations; operation rooms; laboratory; radiology; various administrative offices; public lavatory; radiology; various administrative offices; elevators; cafeteria; stairwells; hallways and corridors throughout the hospital, etc.
2. Collect regulated and non-regulated medical waste from work assignment areas and deposit in designated pickup areas.
3. Must observe “Universal Precautions” and all infection control techniques employed by housekeepers in a hospital environment.
4. Interact with all patients, visitors and staff in a pleasant, customer friendly manner, assisting them when possible, or referring them to someone who can.
5. Always be in proper uniform and wearing employee ID when on duty.
6. Vacuum and spot shampoo carpets, rugs, and runners, as well as cloth covered furniture. Clean sinks, toilets, showers, tubs, mirrors, wall & floor vents, and wall mounted light fixtures. Dust, damp wipe, and polish furniture, telephone, TV sets, etc. Spot wash walls, doors, and kick plates on doors.
7. Thoroughly clean, and make up beds in patient rooms after patient discharge. High & low dusting and damp wiping of all horizontal and vertical surfaces, including walls, ceilings and other appurtenances. Clean and replenish hand soap dispensers. Clean, polish & replenish toilet tissue & paper towel dispensers. Clean and polish elevator cabs, their floors, ceilings, walls, tracks, and external doors & metal facings.


    • 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.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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