UPMC Custodial Worker-UPMC McKeesport in McKeesport, Pennsylvania



Clean and service building areas according to established procedures. Move furniture, equipment, and supplies in and around hospital departments and performs a variety of environmental service duties to maintain the hospital in a neat, orderly, and sanitary condition.


  • Clean and disinfect equipment including but not limited to bedside commodes, IV standard and pumps, and specialty equipment and wheeled equipment.

  • Clean assigned areas by washing furniture with an EPA approved germicidal solution.

  • Clean patient rooms, including operating rooms, as assigned daily and performs terminal cleaning of patient rooms at discharge.

  • Collect soiled linens, trash, and waste (including infectious waste) from all areas of the hospital as assigned, disinfect garbage cans, and disinfect/clean compactor area.

  • Complete and document daily routine responsibilities on the unit including but not limited to signature service log, designated equipment maintenance checks, etc.

  • Ensure equipment malfunctions are properly tagged, reported, and delivered to the appropriate department.

  • Ensure storerooms and trash chute rooms are clean and organized.

  • Operate various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical, i.e. buffers, wringers, scrubbers, vacuums.

  • Re-stock unit-specific equipment and supplies as assigned (refer to area signature service sheet).

  • Scrub and strip hard floors, and refinish floors using a floor maintenance program, chemicals, and machines.

  • Shampoo and extract carpets, furniture and runners, cleans stairways, elevators and baseboards.

  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.


High school diploma or equivalent.

1 year previous job experience required in lieu of High school diploma/equivalent.

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in order to successfully complete custodial duties and the ability to use custodial equipment required.

Prior job experience preferred.

May in the course of duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities REQNUMBER: 745564