Veterinary Housekeeper/Custodian - Pay Starting $15/hour

Other Santa Fe,, New Mexico


Position at Smith Veterinary Hospital

Smith Veterinary Hospital is looking for a full-time Housekeeper to join the team! 

Pay: from $15/hr
Schedule: Mon-Friday 9am-6pm NO Weekends! 

We offer: 
-Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
-401k Match
-Paid Parental Leave
-Purrental leave 
-Pet Benefits and so much more! 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating excellent and compassionate relations with clients/patients in waiting area, exam rooms, and on the treatment floor
  • Ensuring the veterinary facility is kept clean and orderly at all times
  • Conducting one’s self in a professional, and team-oriented manner
Providing general housekeeping duties which include:
  • Sweeping/mopping of the entire hospital, especially in high traffic areas such as lobby, exam rooms, treatment area, hallways, and radiology. This needs to be done a MINIMUM twice per shift.
  • Sanitizing high traffic areas every two hours: door handles, keyboards, phones, railings, bathrooms, lobbies
  • Areas that clients are able to see need to have priority. The lobby, exam rooms, and treatment area, need to be cleaned as needed, which may include: frequent sweeping/mopping, cleaning of tables and seating areas, and emptying of trash
  • Cleaning of feces in the outdoor runs must be done as least once per shift
  • Washing, folding, and stocking all the bedding used in the hospital, a good rule of thumb is to have the washer and dryer going at all times, as the hospital tends to have a constant need for bedding changes
  • Washing all soiled dishes, litter boxes, and other various items used in a veterinary facility, and storing them in their proper place
  • Emptying trash from all the trash bins located within the hospital, some may require more frequent changes
  • Cleaning of all bathrooms, includes emptying the trash, and sweeping/mopping
  • Performing more “Deep cleaning” on a monthly basis-See cleaning checklist for details
  • Stocking of supplies such as paper products throughout the hospital, gauze/cotton balls in all the exam rooms and on the treatment floor, changing out soap/hand sanitizer dispensers as needed, and if necessary, various medical supplies used

Why work at Smith Veterinary Hospital?

Smith Veterinary Hospital has been serving the animals of Santa Fe and the surrounding areas for more than 70(!) years. Through the dedication and support of animal lovers, the hospital will continue to provide excellent animal care well into the future.

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