Facilities & Maintenance Worcestrer, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 215691

Title: Houseworker 

Department: Housekeeping 
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center

Shift: per diem 

Status: Non-Exempt

Union: non union 

Hours: .01

Shift Length: 8

Position Summary:

Performs standard cleaning procedures in all areas of the hospital and buildings to maintain a clean and healthy environment. Moves furniture and sets up meeting rooms as necessary.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs standard cleaning procedures in all areas of the hospital and buildings, including patient rooms, surgery areas, units, nurseries, nursing stations, auxiliary areas, lounges, isolation areas, emergency room lavatories, bathrooms, stairways, offices, corridors, and apartments.
  • Performs high dusting, spot cleaning of walls, windows, and doors, disinfects horizontal surfaces, mops floors, vacuums carpets, empties trash and cleans and polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms and showers.
  • Burnishes floors with burnishers and cleans floors with automatic floor machines.
  • Performs "check out" cleaning of discharges and transfer units including making of the beds.
  • Picks up trash in any area and transports trash from utility rooms and other collection points to compactor pick up area.

Position Qualifications:





  • Ability to read, write and follow simple English instruction.


  • 3-6 months experience as a houseworker.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Standards of Respect: