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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Housekeeper (3rd shift) in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH) under the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is seeking Seasonal Housekeepers to join its Environmental Services team. As a member of the facility team, daily communication and interaction is essential as well as working in a professional and safe manner. The incumbent will complete work from previous shift and report all incomplete assignment and maintenance issues. Please Note: These positions are 3rd shift and the selected candidate will work 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Days off are Sunday/Mondayor Thursday/Friday.. _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ * Performs day-to-day housekeeping services to the main hospital and other buildings on campus to ensure a clean, attractive facility in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards. * Sweeps, vacuums, and washes floors, using appropriate equipment and supplies to maintain the cleanliness and appearance of the hospital. * Dusts, polishes and washes interior surfaces such as windows furniture, walls, ceilings, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain building in a clean and orderly condition. * Prepares beds after washing using appropriate linen supplies and removes/hangs window draperies and bedside curtains as needed. * Cleans toilets, lavatories, washrooms, mop closets, etc., using appropriate supplies and equipment in order to maintain the appearance and cleanliness of such areas. * Empties and relines trash receptacles, paying particular attention to the safe and proper handling of hazardous waste. * Collects soiled linen to aid in the operation of the laundry function. * Assists with shoveling and sweeps snow from walkways and steps using proper equipment, to aid in the safety and maintenance of facility grounds as needed. * Arranges and prepares conference rooms, patient care units and other designated areas as needed. _Required Qualifications:_ * Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English to communicate effectively with a diverse group of employees, supervisors and visitors. * Skilled in the ability to follow oral and written instructions/directions. * Talent for establishing and maintaining harmonious working relationships and deal tactfully with others. * Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in general institution/hospital housekeeping work. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Demonstrated language skills that allow for two-way communication, effective patient service, coordination with other members of the patient care team. * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency. _About Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH):_ Located on over 100 acres in Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH) is part of an integrated network of effective, efficient and culturally competent mental health services. It provides intermediate and long-term inpatient care for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness who live in Massachusetts, as well as individuals requiring specialized court ordered evaluations. WRCH provides inpatient services to 260 inpatient adults, inclusive of a Deaf Inpatient Mental Health Service; 30 inpatient adolescents and 30 residential adolescents, in either an Intensive Residential Treatment Program (IRTP) or a Behavioral Intensive Residential Treatment Program (BIRT). _DMH Mission Statement:_ The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. _Pre-Hire Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Carolyn Burnett in Human Resources at (857) 275-8677. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: None Special Requirements: None An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Seasonal Housekeeper (3rd shift) Location: Massachusetts-Worcester - 309 Belmont Street Requisition ID: 2100032Y