Housekeeping Attendant/Unit Technician

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Housekeeping Attendant/Unit Technician
Department Health Services
Position Number 1011340
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Position Purpose

The Unit Technician is responsible for cleaning restricted and clinical areas, and other duties commonly associated with housekeeping attendants in a hospital setting.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Ability to operate equipment such as floor polisher/buffer.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
Minimum Experience
  • Experience in housekeeping, preferably in health care/ hospital setting.
  • Experience in commercial floor care.
Minimum Education
  • High school graduate.
SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Non-Exempt
Employment Category Regular Part Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Carlene Eitapence, Unit Tech Supervisor
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

schedule: M-F 6am – 10am.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities


  • Perform floor care maintenance (including dust mopping, mopping, polishing/buffing) being aware of optimal times in the day to cause least disruption for inpatients, outpatients, and their treating providers.
  • On a daily basis, clean inpatient infirmary rooms and outpatient examining rooms, maintaining at hospital level of cleanliness.
  • Clean restricted access rooms, adhering strictly to infection control standards and confidentiality policy. Stock supplies. Remove used linens and red bagged medical waste. Clean up patient spills. Maintain hospital cleaning supplies.
  • Shred confidential patient materials from provider rooms, inpatient unit, medical records, and pharmacy.
  • Maintain the staff lounge/kitchen area.
  • Perform the opening/unlocking and closing/locking of offices and patient rooms in assigned areas. Assist with antique inventory and security checks.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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