Hospital cleaning jobs include positions that entail cleaning patients' rooms, washing windows, mopping floors and removing garbage. Workers clean private areas and common spaces, including waiting rooms and nurse stations.
Hospitals must be very clean to prevent sickness and disease from spreading. Hospital cleaners are very important to the well-being of patients, staff and visitors. Cleaners typically work 40 hours per week, and working hours usually include days, evenings and weekends.
Employers normally require a high school diploma for those seeking a hospital cleaning job. An associate or bachelor's degree can help people obtain jobs and advance to supervision or administrative roles.