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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

11122 Housekeeping Aide II

Performs special cleaning projects as well as daily cleaning duties in accordance with standard procedures of the Housekeeping Department and with hospital objectives. Uses cleaning equipment, including automatic floor machines, commercial vacuums, wet mops, large wringers and other necessary equipment, tools, chemicals and supplies. Dry- and wet-mops floors. Scrubs and buffs floors with roto and other machines. Vacuums carpets to clean and control bacteria. Transports trash from utility rooms and other collection points to incinerator, compactor, or pick-up area. Performs special cleaning of induction units, walls, lighting fixtures, and windows both inside and outside. Moves furniture and sets up meeting rooms. Collects soiled linen. Assists in cleaning emergency spills that are observed or as requested. Maintains assigned equipment for cleanliness and requests repairs when needed. Reports need for repairs to hospital equipment, furniture, building and fixtures. Assists in moving patients in case of fire, disaster or emergency evacuation. Assists security personnel in restraining disturbed patients in psychiatric wards.