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Providence Health & Services Housekeeping Attendant in Seaside, Oregon


Providence is calling a Housekeeping Attendant (1.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Seaside Hospital in Portland, OR.

In this position you will be responsible on the following responsibilities:

  • Perform cleaning tasks in an assigned area of Providence Health Systems hospitals, medical centers, medical office buildings or satellites to provide a sanitary, orderly and attractive environment.

  • Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, improved patient care, and a high level of satisfaction from patients, families, staff, and physicians.

  • Responsible for cleaning and servicing assigned areas, and willingly performs routine, repetitive tasks on a continuous basis despite frequent interruptions.

  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize workload and follow through appropriately. Completes job duties in a timely manner.

  • Responsible for washing, folding, and maintaining proper inventories of linen in all departments as assigned.

  • Demonstrate awareness of the impact of self on others and the ability to respond appropriately. Interacts effectively and demonstrates positive interpersonal relations with other members of the health care team. Willingly assists others as needed.

  • Take initiative to problem solve in a positive manner. Understands and adheres to proper channels of communication.

  • Participate in actual and mock fire and disaster drills according to hospital plans.

  • Ensure patient identifiers remain out of the regular waste stream.


Required qualification for this position includes:

  • On the job training

  • Ability to learn basic computer skills.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, constant interruptions, high volume urgency or issues, and interactions with a wide variety of professionals and personalities.

  • Must be able to work independently and assume responsibility for job completion in a timely manner.

  • Recognizes situations beyond own knowledge and training and calls for assistance when needed.

  • Ability to operate cleaning equipment and use disinfectants according to department procedures.

  • Must be able to manipulate carts, wheelchairs, beds, and other equipment.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and respond quickly to instructions.

  • Ability to use digital pager system and computer.

  • Knowledge of linen procedures and processing is a plus.

  • Floor care procedures and processing is a plus.

  • Knowledge of floor care equipment a plus.

  • Knowledge of laundry equipment a plus.

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Environmental Services

Location: Oregon-Seaside

Req ID: 241524