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Housekeeping / Environmental Services Tech II - Registry / Nights

Req #:  188541
Facility:  South Suburban Hospital
Department:  Housekeeping
City:  Hazel Crest
Posting Budget Status:  Night
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

South Suburban is a 260 bed hospital with a level 2+ nursery and 24 bed Emergency Room. We also have a 5 star skilled nursing facility on site and 2 Davinci Robots in our surgical services area.

South Suburban Hospital is part of Advocate Aurora Health, the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest that is committed to advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an integrated approach to care and wellness.

It’s More Than a Job, it’s a calling! 

Environmental Services Tech II (Housekeeper) – Environmental Services Department - #188541

  • Night Shift: 11:00 PM – 7:30 AM
  • Registry Status:  There are no guaranteed hours, no benefits, and you will be scheduled as needed.
  • Rotating weekends and holidays


JOB SUMMARY: To provide a clean and safe environment which meets the expectations of all customer groups and operational needs. Performance measurement is utilized to identify, assess and evaluate performance monitor to improve key processes and key result areas.



  • Provides support for the following services.
  • Cross-trained on discharge room cleans and Operating Room (OR) cleaning to accommodate Hospital needs during peak periods or staffing needs, and complete Housekeeping Aide duties as needed.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence:
  • Maintains responsibility for attendance and punctuality
  • Scrub, strips, polishes and refinishes floors using appropriate equipment and/or supplies.
  • Operates various types of cleaning equipment, both mechanical and electrical, i.e. ringers, vacuum, electric floor machines, sweepers, etc.
  • Waste must be disposed of in a timely manner to assure hospital cleanliness.
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Demonstrates a commitment to satisfying customer needs and exceeding customer expectations.



  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
  • 1-2 years’ experience with prior housekeeping experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Able to operate small electrical equipment i.e., vacuum cleaners.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English as related to the performance of the essential job activities outlined (including reading and comprehending chemical labels and other safety materials)
  • Job responsibilities involve walking, standing, bending, climbing and lifting throughout the work day. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis.




About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.