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Mariposa Community Health Center, Inc. Housekeeping/Maintenance in Nogales, Arizona

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Purpose of Job:

To assist in providing high quality housekeeping and maintenance service to all areas, ensuring standards of cleanliness are achieved.

Exxential Functions:

+ Meets with Director of Facilities/Facilities Team Lead to confer on special cleaning needs or problems.

+ Follow established cleaning schedules and methods to sanitize and sterilize all areas:

+ Cleans ceilings, walls, lights, windows, fixtures, mirrors, office equipment and vents.

+ Dusts surfaces, damp wipes furniture, and cleans polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms.

+ Shampoos and vacuums carpets for cleaning and bacteria control and removes spots from carpets and seating.

+ Dry and wet mops floors in uncarpeted offices and rooms, strips, waxes and buffs floor with rotary/automatic machines.

+ Assists in cleaning emergency spills as observed or requested.

+ Transports trash from collection points to designated area.

+ Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly manner, and restocks supplies as needed.

+ Identifies and reports any unsafe/unsanitary conditions to Supervisor.

+ Transports furniture/equipment across all locations, completing furniture/equipment installs as needed.

+ Repairs office furniture or equipment

+ Texture and paints interior/exterior areas as needed

+ Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested

+ Enhances professional growth and development though in-service meetings and educational programs

+ Demonstrate excellent patient relations skills, e.g.

+ smile and greet patients immediately;

+ engage all patients in a genuine, warm and caring manner;

+ Respond to requests for assistance from colleagues at Mariposa in a positive, helpful manner

+ Performs related work as required

Supervision Exercised:

+ None

Typical Physical Requirements:

+ Requires frequent walking, standing, stooping and bending

+ Requires lifting up to 50-75 pounds.

+ Requires exposure to harsh cleaning agents and toxic chemicals

+ Requires exposure to contaminated wastes and bodily fluids

+ Requires use of mechanical equipment requiring full manual dexterity, eye-hand coordination and alertness.

Typical Working Conditions:

+ Combination of office and outside workplace environment

+ Frequent exposure to dirty and unsanitary conditions

+ Frequent exposure to cleaning fluids and toxic materials.

+ Occasional evening or weekend work

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

+ Knowledge of relevant housekeeping policies and procedures

+ Knowledge of housekeeping functions and standards, including safety and sanitation

+ Knowledge of cleaning materials and methods

+ Knowledge of common safety hazards to identify potential safety problems

+ Knowledge and skill related to texturing, patching and painting

+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and patients

+ Good verbal communication skills

+ Bilingual; English/Spanish.

+ Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times

Educational Requirements:

+ High School Diploma or GED required


+ Two years of housekeeping experience in a health car e institution preferred

+ Experience operating housekeeping/maintenance tools, equipment and machines to include vacuums, polishers, buffers, etc.

+ Experience with minor plumbing and electrical related functions

+ Understanding of confidentiality according to policy and HIPAA regulations.

+ Health and safety training preferred

Alternative To Minimum Qualifications:

+ Additional appropriate education may be substituted for two years of experience.


+ Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing.

This job description reflects management’s expectations of the essential functions of this position. It is not intended to be comprehensive of the duties performed and does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.