Housekeeper, Hospital Salary
|Salary||$14,352 - $35,358|
|Bonus||$9.00 - $2,000|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$17,466 - $31,771|
|Hourly Rate||$8.41 - $14.99|
|Overtime||$3.70 - $26.20|
|Bonus||$9.00 - $2,000|
|Total Pay (||$17,466 - $31,771|
Job Description for Housekeeper, Hospital
Housekeeper jobs are available in many hospitals, with a varying level of requirements based on the size of the hospital and pay for the position. Generally, the minimum education requirement for a hospital housekeeper is a high school diploma or equivalent, and the minimum experience requirement is at least one year in a hospital or housekeeping environment. However, as with many positions, additional experience may sometimes replace educational requirements for promising candidates. Other necessary skills for hospital housekeepers include reading and communication skills, basic mathematical skills, and strong reasoning skills. Some openings also require a driver’s license for specific tasks.Read More...
Daily duties for the hospital housekeeper revolve around maintaining patient and non-patient areas, following strict standards for safety, cleanliness, and overall appeal. This includes tasks such as cleaning and disinfecting, but also scheduling and coordinating with colleagues throughout the hospital. Many hospitals also require regular participation in meetings and other forums for feedback about policies and procedures. Work may be done independently or in a team depending on the size of the hospital and staff. Hospital housekeepers should expect minimal contact with patients and regular updates and reports with supervising staff.
Work is indoors in a hospital environment and physical requirements are relatively minimal, but pushing a cart and using equipment such as vacuum cleaners or dusters are generally required regularly. Exposure to bodily fluids may occur, but this risk should be relatively minimal due to safety protocols and procedures. Work hours vary based on available shifts and hospital policies, but overnight shifts or weekend work hours may be required.
Housekeeper, Hospital Tasks
- Clean rooms on a daily basis.
- Clean accidental spills and carries out cleaning tasks other than daily routine.
- Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.
- Disinfect and wash beds and trash cans as scheduled.
- Perform deep cleaning of rooms as assigned.
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Pay by Experience Level for Housekeeper, Hospital
Pay by Experience for a Housekeeper, Hospital has a positive trend. An entry-level Housekeeper, Hospital with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 504 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Housekeeper, Hospital with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 214 salaries. An experienced Housekeeper, Hospital which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 170 salaries. A Housekeeper, Hospital with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 61 salaries.
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