Clinical Housekeeper

Posted Date 4 months ago(1/26/2022 2:11 PM)
Requisition ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
OPS Campus Clinical Housekeeping
Post End Date


***This job posting is being used to fill multiple positions.***

***This position is considered Essential Personnel***

Will work rotational weekends

1st Shift: 7am-330pm


2nd Shift: 3pm-1130pm

3rd Shift: 9pm-530am

Overnight: 11pm-730am


The Housekeeper / Customer Care Representative is responsible for general cleaning areas in academic, research, and patient care (in-patient and out-patient) within a footprint of 5 million square feet. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.  Under supervision and in accordance with established schedules, procedures and safety standards, performs housekeeping and service duties necessary to maintain the facility buildings in an orderly, safe, sanitary and attractive condition. 


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


The safety of our team members at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is our top priority.  For this reason, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption on file with our Student & Employee Health Services dept.  UAMS will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.



UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary $29,120 annually ($14.00 hourly)


  • Empties waste baskets, dumps trash, and replaces trash bags.
  • Wipes and cleans furniture, such as desk tops, tables, and other surfaces.
  • Cleans walls, windows, and windowsills.
  • Sweeps, mops, and buffs floors, vacuums and shampoos rugs, cleans baseboards, dusts furniture and fixtures, washes windows and blinds, and empties trash.
  • Strips and waxes floors, as needed.
  • Cleans bathroom fixtures and stocks bathroom with soap, toilet tissue, and paper towels.
  • Clean areas requiring special cleaning methods, by use of specific cleansers, sterilized equipment, and/or disposing of contaminated wastes. Issues towels and bed linens to members/students.
  • Collects and sends dirty linens and towels to laundry.
  • Loads soiled articles into washing machine, loads chemicals, sets controls, removes and transfers articles to dryer, sets controls, and removes articles when dry.
  • Operates steam press to iron articles and fold articles for delivery.
  • Sorts, counts, loads, and delivers finished items to user.
  • May mend damaged articles by machine or by hand sewing 
  • Conducts specialty cleanings may be required. (i.e. Covid Cleaning)
  • May perform other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2+ years of housekeeping/janitorial experience 

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Requirements

Stand: Continuously
Sit: Occasionally
Walk: Continuously
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
Talk: Continuously
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Loud
Visual Requirements: Far visual acuity
Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Sharp objects/tools


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