University of Maryland Medical SystemUniversity of Maryland Medical System

Baltimore ,MD ,US
Job Description
Job Description

Under direct supervision, performs cleaning and disinfecting services within an area, location or building. Takes appropriate and necessary precautions to ensure the safety of patients, visitors and other associates in accordance with standards set forth by The Joint Commission, OSHA and other regulatory agencies. Fulfillment of the job duties requires the employee to have access to medication storage areas. Fulfillment of the job duties requires the employee to have access to medication storage areas.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  • Performs cleaning and disinfecting of patient rooms that may include vacuuming, high and low dusting, bed making and stripping, and removal of general and hazardous waste.
  • Cleans discharge areas, medical wards, utility rooms, galleys, treatment rooms, operating rooms, offices, medical supply rooms and restrooms in patient care areas following proper infection control procedures.
  • Cleans and disinfects isolation rooms according to hospital policy.
  • Performs general cleaning in public areas such as hallways, offices, elevators and stairwells.
  • Adheres to all departmental sanitation procedures.
  • Adheres to all established systems and training programs to provide a safe working environment. Maintains knowledge and complies with all The Joint Commission, OSHA and other local, state and federal government regulations.
  • Provides hospitable service and follows service recovery principles daily and consistently.
  • Must adhere to the policies and procedures regarding confidentiality and other HIPPA requirements.
  • Recognizes and adopts activities appropriate to the specific needs of the patient/resident population and demonstrates knowledge of specific issues directly related to age of patient/resident population.
Company Description

Renowned as the academic flagship of the University of Maryland Medical System, our Magnet®-designated facility is a nationally recognized, academic medical center with opportunities across the continuum of care.  Come join UMMC and discover the atmosphere where talents and ideas come together to enhance patient care and advance the science of nursing.  Located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards, you won’t find a more vibrant place to work! 


Previous experience in Housekeeping or other service industry preferred.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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