Environmental Health Worker Clinical - Housekeeping-Hospital

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:   First, second and third shifts available     
Hours:  Varied






Are you looking for an opportunity to be a part of a dedicated, hardworking group of essential employees? The Environmental Health Worker Clinical position is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced department while making a positive impact on the lives of others. Our Housekeeping staff provides critical support to the clinical staff who save lives each day.

The Housekeeping associate is responsible for daily cleaning of inpatient units; patient room discharges and frequent interaction with patients, visitors and staff members. This position not only requires a skillset in sanitation and infection control, but also customer service experience to ensure that our patients and visitors have an exceptional experience during their time at Penn State Health.

Penn State Health offers exceptional benefits beginning day one, paid time off programs to ensure that our employees have time to enjoy strong life/work balance, and tuition programs to ensure that our staff have the resources needed to grow professionally. 

If you are an individual who has been seeking an opportunity to develop within a growing and innovative organization, connect with us today!



High School Diploma or GED preferred.
1 month job related experience preferred.
Ability to read, comprehend and follow simple verbal and written instructions, add and subtract required.



Able to stand constantly; walk frequently; sit occasionally.
Able to lift/carry 0-10 frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-35 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach frequently.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.





If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report.  This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.


Union: Teamsters