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Campus Housekeeper/ Custodial*

Location: Kansas City, Kansas US


Requisition Number: R-20041

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External Description:


Performs job specific responsibilities; consistently supports patient centered environment. Demonstrates accountability for own actions and decisions. Follows policies, procedures, and standards; complies with Corporate Compliance Program. Assumes responsibility for risk and safety issues associated with position. Participates in performance improvement activities. Utilizes resources efficiently and effectively. Takes responsibility for own learning needs. Participates as a member of a team to achieve organizational goals. Brings ideas/concerns to supervisor; participates in department decision-making.



  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.
  • Performs cleaning procedures according to cleaning schedule meeting department quality standards.

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the cleaning procedures utilized in all facility spaces.  Examples of areas to clean include, but are not limited to the following: patient rooms, isolation rooms, utility rooms, surgery, labor and delivery, exam rooms, public areas, restrooms, labs, offices, classrooms, auditoriums, corridors, escalators, elevators, stairwells, morgue, surgical procedure areas, ICU, Burn Unit, Bone Marrow Unit, ancillary areas, outer buildings, storerooms, equipment rooms, housekeeping closets, dock areas, trash areas, and outside entrance areas.
  • Follows all hospital and department Infection Prevention and Control, Human Resources, and Safety policies and procedures.  Reports all infection prevention and control and safety incidents to supervisor.  Assist with completion of incident report.  
  • May be trained to complete the following project cleaning if required in work assignment: Scrub, strip, spray buff and burnish hard surface floors using floor care equipment according to established procedures. Shampoos carpet, furniture and mats using floor care & upholstery equipment. Moves equipment and/or furniture. Washes walls, ceilings, doors, floors, windows, vents, lights, trashcans, trash dumpsters, equipment, and furniture as directed.  Replaces curtains, blinds, draperies, and shower curtains as assigned.   
  • Delivers clean linen, stocking linen carts to established par levels.
  • Removes soiled linen and trash, transporting it to the appropriate soiled linen storage rooms, dumpsters or recycle containers.
  • Keeps housekeeping cart and closet clean, safe and orderly.  Collects equipment and/or supplies for daily use. Re-stocks housekeeping cart and closet daily to ensure correct and adequate supply of chemicals and cleaning supplies. Uses cleaning chemicals safely and efficiently according to established procedures. 
  • Operates and maintains housekeeping equipment safely and efficiently in accordance with established procedures.  Cleans equipment before returning it to storage area.  Reports equipment in need of repair to supervisor.  Reports safety hazards. 
  • May be required to carry a pager or radio for communication purposes.  Responds to pages, radio, and telephone communications promptly and professionally. 
  • Shows consideration when interacting with co-workers and customers.
  • Demonstrates ability to follow directions and provide dependable service.
  • Participates in team meetings, in-service training and special programs.  Accepts constructive correction as a means for growth and development. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assists supervisor with on-the-job training of new employees.


*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.






  • Ability to perform operations with units such as: cup, pint, quart and ounce; inch, foot and yard



  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Custodial experience and a stable work history of at least 2 years with one employer


City: Kansas City

State: Kansas

Community / Marketing Title: Campus Housekeeper/ Custodial*

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EEO Employer Verbiage:

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Kansas City, Kansas US

Job Number: 59404