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Providence Health & Services Housekeeper in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Housekeeper (1.0 FTE,Variable Shift) to work in Environmental Services Patient Care at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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Housekeepers perform a variety of cleaning duties in support of maintaining a sanitary, safe, attractive hospital environment. Duties focus on cleaning equipment, fixtures, furnishings, and removal of trash and/or medical waste to designated areas, and stocking of expendable sanitary supplies for patient and public areas. Housekeepers also provide moving assistance to hospital departments, and conference room setups as requested by Conference Services.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability of sweeping, mopping, scrubbing, wiping, vacuuming, buffing, and disinfecting duties to facilitate a sanitary, safe, and attractive hospital environment.

  • Prepare cleaning solutions in accordance with the dilution instructions of posted labels and other written documentation.

  • Provide cleaning assistance to other Environmental Services personnel if required or directed.

  • Demonstrate ability to operate mechanical and electrical machinery and equipment and other cleaning tools and accessories as required.

  • Participate in scheduled meetings and educational in-service sessions as required.

  • Attend at least one continuing education experience during the appraisal year, either in-house or an outside offering.

  • Communicate in a courteous manner during all contacts with patients, visitors, and hospital staff.


Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Some positions may require a driver's abstract indicating a valid Washington State Driver's license in good standing

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 316180