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Housekeeping / Catering Attendant

  • Location: UPMC Aut Even Hospital
  • Job ID: HKA001
  • Hours/Shift: Flexible working pattern over a 7 day rota
  • Department: Housekeeping
  • Job Post Close Date: 18 September, 2022


To ensure all waste, both domestic and clinical, is removed, processed and stored using the standard agreed under the waste management policy. Cleaning must be carried out to hospital infection and prevention standards at all times. To ensure all surfaces and equipment are cleaned to the standard agreed in the hospital. 

Flexible working pattern over a 7 day rota.


.  To provide a high-quality service in line with infection control standards and protocols throughout the organisation.
. To clean assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with cleaning schedules using recommended detergents.

Catering Attendant:
. To maintain the correct standard as per HACCP guidelines.
. Tray setting, cleaning trays and contents.
. Serving meals and to communicate with nursing staff regarding patient dietary requirements.

This job description is intended to be an outline of the areas of responsibility. As UPMC Auteven Hospital and the post holder develop, this job description may be subject to review in light of the changing needs of the hospital.

Qualifications and Experience:

Essential Requirements:

. Must have good interpersonal skills.
. The provision of customer service is paramount and customer care is a key element of the role.
. High level attention to detail, efficiency and accuracy in all duties.

A $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. 
Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC’s operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane and UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. Outpatient care is available at the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at WIT Arena and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA. 

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