Trinity Health Porter - Providence Place in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Cleans and services the facility building areas, moves furniture, equipment and supplies in and around facility departments, and performs a variety of heavy cleaning duties in order to maintain facility in an orderly and sanitary condition. Dry and wet mops floors, strips and buffs floors, shampoos carpets and removes stains from floors, walls, furniture and the like.

Empty and clean all wastebaskets in the soiled utility rooms, and various other areas throughout facility, and transport to the dumpster.

Cleans assigned areas by washing furnishings with appropriate cleaning solutions. Cleans, sanitizes and maintains bathroom sinks, tubes, toilets, brass, mirrors, and the like.

  1. Dry and wet mop all bathroom floors and landings and operates buffing equipment.

Perform heavy duty cleaning of floors and carpets. In doing so, removes soil and finish of floors by using mechanical stripping equipment, stripping solution, and shampoos carpeted floors by operating mechanical shampooing equipment.

Washes, scrubs and disinfects walls, windows and doors and, when necessary, determines method of removing stains using a variety of cleaning equipment and supplies.

Clean and maintain front of building, outside and smoking areas. Empty trash receptacles and pick up trash. Keep areas free from snow & ice in winter season.

Moves furniture and equipment (such as mattresses, beds and bedside stands) by use of handcarts or dollies.

Will perform the duties of housekeeping and laundry according to workload demands and staffing shortages and as scheduled.

Cleans and performs routine maintenance on equipment and reports equipment needing further repair. Returns unused supplies to utility room, cleans cart and equipment.

Demonstrates promotes and integrates the mission of the Sisters of Providence Health Systems and its core values in daily work activities.

Promotes and participates in educational programs, both formally and informally to include outside educational programs. Annually attends all required educational programs including (but not limited to) at least one session each year of the following : fire safety, infection control, disaster response, hazard communication, resident rights/abuse, blood borne pathogens, corporate compliance and annual PPD requirements.


Work requires the ability to read, write and understand English. Six to twelve months of previous work related experience is needed. Three months of on-the-job training and orientation will be given.

No certification, registration or licensure required.

Work requires the analytical ability to read and understand instructions and add and subtract numbers.

Work requires the ability to understand and respond to written and verbal instructions. Occasionally requires contact with patients and/or visitors, which involves ordinary courtesy.


Work requires lifting objects weighing up to 100 pounds on a daily basis.

Work requires standing for up to two hours at a time on an hourly basis.

Work requires climbing, ascending or descending ladders, scaffolding or ramps.

Work requires stooping and bending.

Work requires ability to reach and grasp objects.

Work requires pushing or pulling supply carts on a daily basis.


Requires working with equipment or performing procedures where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises or muscle pulls.

Position requires working some weekends and holidays.


Reports to the Supervisor, Housekeeping and Laundry.

Has no responsibility for leading or supervising the work of other employees


Job Number: 00124518

Location: Holyoke, MA

Organization Name: Trinity Health Senior Communities

Facility: THSC - Providence Place

Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 0