Virginia Health Services
  • Newport News, VA, USA
  • Full Time Day

James River Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center with Virginia Health Services is hiring a Custodian for our Long Term Care and Rehab Center located in Newport News, VA. This position is Full Time, Days working 6:30 am - 3 pm and every other weekend.

The custodian performs a variety of duties in the facility and surrounding grounds under the supervision of the Administrator/designee.


• Repairs and maintains facility equipment
• Maintains facility floors
• Installs new equipment
• Maintain facilities lighting
• Drives company van when assigned
• Collects, transports and disposes of linen and trash, ensuring proper handling and disposal (excluding regulated medical waste)
• Maintains equipment and equipment storage closets in a clean, safe, and orderly manner
• Ensures all chemicals are stored/disposed of and/or used safely
• Performs preventive maintenance.
• Complies with all established policies and procedures.
• Promote and demonstrate positive customer service towards VHS, co-workers, residents, family members and visitors.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Must be able to perform the above stated essential duties and responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


• Knowledge of operation of various machines and equipment and general maintenance procedures.
• Valid Driver's license in good standing.
• Computer knowledge preferred.
• Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret information.
• Ability to effectively respond to questions.
• While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, turn, bend, stoop, lift, push, pull, reach, talk, hear, taste and smell.
• Must be able to lift, push, pull and move up to 100 pounds.
• Must be able to perform tasks in inclement weather when needed.
• Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials.
• 2 weeks working notice is required for voluntary termination of employment.

• Hourly (Non-exempt)
• Not eligible for shift differential.
• Eligible for weekend differential.

Why join Virginia Health Services?

Locally owned and operated for over 50 years, Virginia Health Services seeks kind and compassionate employees to join our family-like team. We take pride in delivering outstanding long-term care nursing services to our friends and neighbors in this community, just as we would want for our own family members. Likewise, we believe in supporting our staff with opportunities for personal growth and professional advancement, as well as providing excellent benefits!

Recognizing you have many options; VHS offers many perks to being part of our team!

  • Rewarding & meaningful relationships with our residents and other mission-minded coworkers.
  • Competitive pay rates including higher entry-level salaries among major local health care providers.
  • Most full and part time employees are eligible for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Group Health and Dental Insurance Programs.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days to eligible full and part-time employees.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with an employee contribution annual basis.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available to qualified staff who further their job-related education.
  • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!

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Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.

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