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General Cleaner

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

General Cleaner

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. Its a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all-and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet - an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston the healthiest urban population in the world.

Position: General Cleaner

Department: Environmental Services

Schedule: Full Time, Evenings


  • Performs a range of housekeeping duties to maintain a clean and sanitized environment throughout the hospital. May operate machines in order to perform duties.
  • Maintains daily cleaning of assigned areas, by following the approved hospital Cleaning Procedures.
  • Basic housekeeping tasks include, but are not limited to: sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, scrubbing, polishing, dusting, and the cleansing of any and all designated objects/areas.
  • Operate vacuum cleaners, floor scrubbers, buffers and wall washing equipment including any other power machinery as instructed.
  • Maintains stock of all housekeeping supplies in assigned areas and maintains housekeeping closets and equipment.
  • Prepares patient rooms for occupancy upon patient discharge or transfer including, but not limited to the sanitation of patient beds, furniture and equipment.
  • Performs daily floor care maintenance.
  • Moves furniture, boxes, etc.
  • Cleans and maintains refrigerators, stoves, ovens, and other patient and non-patient care equipment.
  • Sets up and cleans meeting rooms per specifications of department requester.
  • Collects and disposes of trash and waste (both infectious and non-infectious) as needed.
  • Cleans, disinfects and sanitizes items such as bathroom sinks, floor, and shower (if applicable); fill soap dispenser, and paper towel and tissue dispensers.
  • Communicates to supervisor or Control Center the need for repairs, etc.
  • Utilizes hospital's Values as the basis for decision making and to facilitate the division's hospital mission.
  • Follows established hospital infection control and safety procedures.


  • Performs other duties as needed.
  • Work requires the ability to read, follow oral and written instructions in English at a level acquired through the completion of elementary school.


Work requires ability to learn and perform basic housekeeping practices and understands the policies and procedures of the hospital.

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Boston , General Cleaner, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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