Hospital Cleaner

Clean hospital patient rooms, baths, laboratories, offices and other areas.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $30,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hospital Cleaners do?

Cleans hospital patient rooms, baths, laboratories, offices, halls, and other areas: Washes beds and mattresses, and remakes beds after dismissal of patients. Keeps utility and storage rooms in clean and orderly condition. Distributes laundered articles and linens. Replaces soiled drapes and cubicle curtains. Performs other duties as described under CLEANER I Master Title. May disinfect and sterilize equipment and supplies, using germicides and sterilizing equipment.

Should I be a Hospital Cleaner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Beauty Parlor Cleaner, Cabin Cleaner, Motel Cleaner, Room Cleaner, Service Cleaner

    How to become a Hospital Cleaner

    Most Hospital Cleaners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Doctorate degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9laaac&chl=no+college+%2882%25%29|certificate+%2815%25%29||||doctorate+%283%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,82,82
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