Housekeeping Area Technician - Outer Banks

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The Outer Banks Hospital

Full Time



About the Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital, located in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a full service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital opened in March 2002 and is one of the newest hospitals in eastern North Carolina. The hospital's 21 private rooms are designed to meet the needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 250,000 in the summer season. The labor and delivery area consists of two labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms, a five-bed nursery, a dedicated caesarean-section operating room and a triage room.

Position Summary

  • To clean and sanitize areas of responsibility including furnishings, following established policies and procedures to maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the hospital.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School graduate or the equivalent required.   Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions. At least one year of experience is preferred.


  • Patient rooms: Performs terminal cleaning procedures and prepares room for a new occupant, or concurrent cleaning for long tem patients. Follows isolation procedures for isolation rooms.

  • Floors: Sweep, dry/wet mop, and sanitize/disinfect. Carpet/rugs: Vacuum.

  • Walls, windows, doors, and ceilings: Spot clean surfaces between washings, wash and sanitize as scheduled.

  • Fixtures, furnishings, and furniture: Dust, damp wipe, spot clean, wash, sanitize/disinfect, and polish. Change drapes, dividers, etc. Clean/sanitize shelves, ledges, vents, woodwork, window frames. Empty, clean, reline wastebaskets and empty and clean ashtrays. Straighten and rearrange furniture as needed. Clean light fixtures as needed.

  • Waste and soiled linens:  Remove waste and soiled linens from work area. Handle carefully. Place in specified bags or containers. Take linens to place of pickup. Take waste and trash to place of pickup.

  • Stairways, elevators entrances and exits: Spot clean walls daily and wash as scheduled. Scrub floors and sanitize.

  • Horizontal surfaces: Remove dust, dirt, greasy film, wash if necessary and sanitize daily in patient rooms and patient care areas.

  • Bathroom: Clean and disinfect daily all fixtures, floors, mirror, windows, doors; walls as far as can be reached. Clean higher areas as scheduled. Replenish bathroom supplies.

  • Utility rooms, kitchens, (nursing floors), closets, etc.: Clean floors, ceilings, furnishings, fixtures, etc.

  • Dining Room and Kitchen: Clean as listed above except that which is normally cleaned by dietary personnel.

Other Information

  • Several full-time (40 hours/week) positions are available.  Eligible for benefits as full-time employee.

  • Shifts available are (2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) and (5:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.)   

  • Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tammy Davenport, Human Resources Specialist


Tel: (252) 449-4545

Erin Forrest, Human Resources Technician


Tel: (252) 449-4544

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