Kennel Attendant / Housekeeper

Other Seattle, Washington


Position at Lien Animal Clinic

Lien Animal Clinic is looking for a Veterinary Housekeeper to join their team!

Lien Animal Clinic is looking for a Veterinary Housekeeper to join their team! Those who have the ability to perform custodial, janitorial or housekeeping work would be a good fit for this role.

The Housekeeper continually demonstrates a strong ability to work cohesively with all team members in a fast paced setting, paying strict attention to detail. They will be supportive, enthusiastic, self-motivated and work well both independently and with supervision. Daily checklists will be provided, and the ideal candidate will have an ability to not only work within these guidelines, but will also be flexible and willing to take on additional tasks at any given time. The Housekeeper is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of our hospital and the surrounding outside area. The Housekeeper is responsible for the overall comfort & cleanliness of our clinic. Having a clean clinic is not only important because it provides a safe and pleasant atmosphere for our clients and staff but also because it is essential to the health and welfare of our patients. Because our clinic focuses on the health and well-being of our staff, clients and patients, it is imperative that the Hospital Housekeeper be on time to work and attend to his or her duties in a regular, orderly manner.

Wash and dry towels and blankets, including keeping the machine in proper working order and the laundry area clean, organized, and stocked.
Perform general cleaning in treatment, reception, and surgery rooms.
Empty trash and recycling for all areas.
Patrol hospital grounds daily, picking up any trash.
Vacuuming and mopping, including stairs.
Dusting, cleaning windows, cabinets, doors, and handles.
Scrub sinks, toilets, counters, and clean mirrors.
Restock TP, paper towels, and soap.
Wipe stalls in lobby restrooms.
Clean counters and table surfaces in all lunch areas.
Wipe off cabinets and keep the refrigerators clean.
Set up meeting spaces per the needs of the meeting.
Perform work according to established methods or following special instructions.
Follow the hospital policies and procedures.
Other duties assigned as required.

Must have basic knowledge of general cleaning and sanitary procedures.
Must have basic knowledge of maintaining clean, odor-free and attractive environments.
Must be able to lift and carry materials of up to forty pounds, multiple times per day.
Must be able to walk and or stand for long periods of time, frequent time spent in a bent position.
Must be able to use cleaning materials and equipment with skill and efficiency.
Must be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Must be able to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Work is normally performed inside; some outside work is required.
Exposure to unpleasant odors and noises.
Exposure to animal wastes.
Possible exposure to contagious diseases.

Interested? Email your resume to [email protected] looking forward to showing you how we thrive!