Housekeeper (Per Diem)

St. Tammany Parish Hospital

Job Description

Environmental Services (EVS) is accepting applications for Housekeeper (no EVS experience required) and Housekeeper II (one year of experience in hospital EVS required). Employees are assigned to various areas of the hospital and off campus sites depending on skill set. Areas include: Offices (non-clinical); Clinics (off campus); Hospital (patient rooms, operating rooms, laboratory, etc.). Duties may include but are not limited to: trash & linen; supply; general cleaning & disinfecting; etc.

Cleans, disinfects and maintains assigned areas. Maintains inventory levels of clean linen and housekeeping supplies for assigned areas. Provides a sanitary and aesthetically pleasing environment for patients, staff and guest. Performs discharge / transfer cleaning of patients rooms. Removes all infectious, non-infectious waste and contaminated linen from the building.

Minimum Qualifications: Qualified applicants must be self-starters, possess the ability to communicate effectively with others and have the strength to meet the physical demands of this position. Have experience in a medical setting.

This position requires driving a hospital-owned vehicle and/or a personally owned vehicle to perform the essential job duties. In order to be considered, the candidate:

Must have a valid and current state issued driver's license

Must maintain and provide proof of automobile insurance (at his/her own expense) in amounts which meet at least the minimum liability coverage limits required by the state of their residence.

Clearance of driving record check; Driving records shall not contain any of the following: a suspended or revoked driver's license, 3 or more moving violations in the past 36 months, 2 or more accidents in the past 36 months, 1 or more instances of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) within the past 24 months, at fault in a fatal accident within the past 5 years, leaving the scene of an accident within the past 36 months, and/or reckless driving within the past 12 months.

Preferred Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Physical Demands:

Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 99 pounds is required.

Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) hearing and seeing

Frequently (34%-66%) - NONE

Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing (stairs, ladders, etc.), balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling/feeling, talking

Employment Type

Per Diem


6:30a-3:00p; as needed