The Housekeeping Aid (Specialized Cleaning) is located in the Environmental Management Service at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI. The primary purpose of this position is to provide services including but not limited to impatient and outpatient care areas, clinical laboratories, administration areas or other hospital areas.Learn more about this agency
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The housekeeping aides who maintain VA facilities for Veterans and their families are essential to the patient care experience at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). A VA healthcare career as a housekeeping aide means working alongside other Veterans, who make up 85 percent of the housekeeping staff.
As a Housekeeping Aid, you will perform a full range of light and heavy cleaning duties and routine housekeeping duties. Veterans rely on the skills of these professionals to keep patient areas clean and safe by addressing spills quickly, discarding trash, installing light bulbs in halls and rooms, and vacuuming and polishing floors.
Duties include cleaning wards, patient rooms, storerooms, offices, corridors, restrooms, shower rooms, and other areas. Housekeeping Aids sweep, mop, scrub (machine) floors, vacuum carpets and upholstered furniture, empty waste baskets, clean light globes and Venetian blinds, wash walls, windows and ceilings by climbing small ladders, refill toilet tissue and towel dispensers and move furniture. Housekeeping Aids carry out assignments with minimal supervision.
Work Schedule: 10:30 PM to 7:00 AM Sunday through Thursday, with alternating holidays - OR - 2:30 PM to 11:00 PM/3:30PM to Midnight Monday through Friday - OR - 10:00 AM to 6:30 PM Monday through Friday with weekend duties from 7:00 AM until 3:30 PM when on the rotating schedule. Rotating schedule-of every other weekend, which includes work on alternating holidays.
Recruitment & Relocation Incentive: Recruitment Incentive authorized for highly qualified candidate.
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