Full Time - Housekeeping Aide - Monday - Friday

About us: For the past 85 years, Stephens County Hospital has been a trusted name in the community, striving for excellence and delivering professional and compassionate care. Our dedicated staff of approximately 475 employees has a heart for healthcare and realizes how precious the gift of good health can be.

Stephens County Hospital is a 96-bed acute care hospital located in Toccoa, Georgia. We are nestled in the beautiful foothills of Northeast Georgia where our family-oriented community offers many cultural and civic opportunities as well as numerous outdoor activities. Stephens County Hospital is a member of the Georgia Hospital Association, American Hospital Association and Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals. Stephens County Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s premier healthcare monitoring agency.


Full Time - Housekeeping Aide - Monday - Friday


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The Housekeeping Aide is responsible for the cleaning of the hospital off site locations. 



Ability to read and write.



Housekeeping experience preferred.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides for a clean occupied unit:
    • Dust mops and wet mops floor with germicide cleaner.
    • Cleans over-bed table and furniture with germicide cleaner.
    • Cleans walls and pictures.
    • Cleans windows and checks blinds; reports to manager if needs changing.
    • Empties trash and relines trash cans.
  • Provides for a clean discharge patient unit:
    • Removes linen, trash and equipment.
    • Cleans equipment as assigned.
    • Cleans room according to procedure.
    • Remakes bed.
    • Places furniture and supplies in the correct location.
    • Checks for and reports any maintenance needs.
    • Closes door and applies sticker.
  • Provides for clean bathroom:
    • Dust mops floor.
    • Cleans lavatory with germicide cleaner.
    • Cleans mirror with glass cleaner.
    • Cleans tub and shower with germicide cleaner.
    • Spot cleans wall with germicide cleaner.
    • Empties trash and relines cans.
    • Cleans and refills paper and soap dispenser.
    • Wet mops floor with germicide cleaner.
  • Provides for clean nurses station and medication room:
    • Dusts overhead fixtures.
    • Dust mops floors.
    • Empties trash and relines trash cans.
    • Wet mops floor with germicide cleaner.
  • Provides for clean offices:
    • Light dusts office furniture.
    • Empties trash and relines trash cans.
    • Vacuums floors and upholstered furniture weekly.
  • Provides for clean library:
    • Empties trash and relines trash cans.
    • Dusts shelves and lamps weekly.
    • Cleans table as needed.
    • Vacuums floors and upholstered furniture weekly.
    • Cleans walls as needed.
  • Provides for clean conference rooms:
    • Empties trash and relines cans.
    • Cleans tables, wall fixtures and window sills as needed.
    • Cleans chalkboard.
    • Vacuums floors and upholstered furniture weekly and/or as needed.
  • Provides for clean waiting areas:
    • Empties trash and relines trash cans.
    • Spot cleans and vacuums carpet and upholstered chairs.
  • Provides for clean ancillary services:
    • Empties trash and relines trash cans.
    • Dust mops floors.
    • Dusts and cleans all overhead and wall fixtures.
    • Vacuums carpet and upholstered furniture weekly.
    • Cleans bathrooms with germicide cleaner.
    • Wet mops floors that are not carpeted.
  • Provides for terminal cleaning in the OR Areas:
    • Conduct hand hygiene and uses gloves and PPE required
    • Inspects room identifying and reporting any room issues
    • Cleans floors
    • Gather and remove all used and soiled linens
    • Gather and removes all trach and infectious wastes
    • Removes suction containers for cleaning
    • Check sharps boxes and if 2/3 full changes containers
    • Clean and disinfects all operating room surfaces and surgical equipment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situation
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Non-Essential Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Professional Requirements

  • Adhere to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Complete annual education requirements.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Wear identification while on duty.
  • Maintain regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
  • Represent the organization in a positive and professional manner at all times.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
  • Participate in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement activities.
  • Attend regular staff meetings and in-services as needed.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.              

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • May be up walking on feet up to 6-8 hours per day
  • Must be able to lift 10 pounds or more 



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Stephens County Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other legally protected status.