• University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

Day Shift (6:00am-2:30pm)Shifts may Vary, Position is considered Essential Personnel The Housekeeper is responsible for general cleaning areas in office buildings, resident halls, or other areas and operating laundry machines and training others in laundry operations. This position is classified as essential personnel and may require overtime based on departmental needs. The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.   UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and familyHoliday, Vacation and Sick LeaveEducation discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMSBasic Life Insurance up to $50,000Career Training and Educational OpportunitiesMerchant DiscountsConcierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacySalary: $29,120 annually ($14.00 hourly) Empties waste baskets, dumps trash, and replaces trash bags.Wipes and cleans furniture, such as desktops, tables, and other surfaces.Cleans walls, windows, and windowsills.Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums and shampoos rugs, cleans baseboards, dusts furniture and fixtures, washes windows and blinds, and empties trash.Strips and waxes floors, as needed.Cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks bathroom with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.Clean areas requiring special cleaning methods, by use of specific cleansers, sterilized equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes. Issues towels and bed linens to members/students.Collects and sends dirty linens and towels to laundry.Loads soiled articles into washing machine, loads chemicals, sets controls, removes and transfers articles to dryer, sets controls, and removes articles when dry.Operates steam press to iron articles and fold articles for delivery.Sorts, counts, loads, and delivers finished items to user.May mend damaged articles by machine or by hand sewing May perform other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma/GED Preferred Qualifications:                                       Two (2) years of professional cleaning experienceThis position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Stand: ContinuouslySit: NeverWalk: ContinuouslyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: FrequentlyLift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbsUse hands to touch, handle, or feel: ContinuouslyTalk: ContinuouslyHear: ContinuouslyTaste or smell: OccasionallyRead, concentrate, think analytically: ContinuouslyPhysical Environment: Inside Medical Facility EnvironmentNoise Level: ModerateVisual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perceptionHazards: Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools



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