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Environmental Services Worker/Housekeeper - (7160)

Facility Name
Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35212 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
House Keeping
Job Description

Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services is the only freestanding, full-service psychiatric hospital in the Birmingham Area.  It draws on a rich tradition while staying on the cutting edge of new developments in treating psychiatric illness and enhancing mental health.  We treat mental illness, emotional problems, and adults with chemical dependency.

Hill Crest BHS currently has a Housekeeper position open.  The primary responsibility of the Housekeeper is to provide the highest quality housekeeping services to the facility, staff, and patients at all times and to ensure comfort and safety. 



  • Performs cleaning functions in assigned areas following established schedules and using prescribed methods.
  • Cleans and disinfects all horizontal and vertical surfaces in accordance with department daily work schedules and in accordance with hospital procedures and infection control guidelines using only hospital approved cleaning chemicals and disinfectants.
  • Collects and disposes of trash and soiled linen in accordance with hospital procedures and infection control guidelines.

  • Cleans and maintains restrooms in accordance with department daily work schedules.
  • Operates and maintains equipment including but not limited to wet vacuums, carpet vacuums, mops, buckets, service carts and other floor care and cleaning equipment in compliance with departmental and hospital safety guidelines.

  • Maintains items and supplies in assigned area in accordance with department policies.

  • Inspects equipment, structures, or materials to identify problems or defects. Reports any irregularities to supervisor.

  • Participates in departmental in-service training and meetings.

  • Exhibits Service Excellence such as being helpful, works with a positive, courteous attitude, and communicates effectively with other staff, patients, and visitors.

  • Consistently demonstrates competence in day to day scheduling of duties by completing tasks on time with little assistance from others required.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work long hours.

  • Ability to remain focused and alert.

  • Ability to write clearly.

  • Ability to effectively communicate.

  • Ability to see (sufficient to read documentation and instructions, handwritten and typewritten material).

  • Ability to detect signaling of alarm system (fire alarms, etc.).

  • Ability to detect potential or actual safety hazards (smoke, chemicals and other environmental threats).

  • Ability to stoop and bend body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • New hires are required to attend 1 full week of New Employee Orientation on day shift, normally 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

  • Must successfully pass background check and drug screen.
  • Required to rotate weekends.

Hill Crest BHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Hill Crest BHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Hill Crest BHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Hill Crest BHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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