Housekeeper

Location: Montgomery Place
Job Code: 25
# of Openings: 1

Description

HOUSEKEEPER

Position Summary

The Housekeeper is responsible for the cleanliness and neatness of the residential rooms and common areas assigned by the Environmental Services Supervisor.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Overall responsibilities                                                                                                                                                                

  • Perform general housekeeping duties in resident rooms including, but not limited to, cleaning bathrooms, bedrooms, and dusting of all surfaces, moving furniture as needed , to clean under/behind

  • Perform general housekeeping duties of common areas such as tub-rooms, hallways, entrances, corridors, and lounges, moving furniture as needed, to clean under/behind

  • Perform housekeeping procedures involving substantial risk of direct exposure to body fluids and must us proper precaution when cleaning rooms, blood spills, or common areas

  • Maintain all equipment and supplies in proper condition. Is also responsible for keeping work carts organized, locked, and stocked at all times

  • Responsible for the clean up and decontamination of blood spills or other potentially infectious waste spills in the Health Center and common areas

  • Participate in all drills and in-service meetings when assigned

  • Accomplish all work in the order of priority set by the Environmental Services Supervisor

 

General Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the business with the highest practical standards

  • Participate in and maintain current status on all training and education required by the company

  • Communicate effectively with all members of the staff, residents and business partners

  • Provide feedback to others for continuous quality improvement of the entire organization

  • Openly accept feedback from others for the continuous quality improvement of the entire organization

  • Escalate issues when there is appearance that business standards of quality are not present

  • Comply with all rules and regulations of the organization, including HIPAA and safety

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements/Specifications

 

Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

Required:

  • GED or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to interact with residents, family members, visitors and associates frequently
  • Basic understanding of sanitation procedures, cleaning chemicals and safety requirements
  • Flexibility to work evening and/or weekend hours

 

Preferred:

  • H.S. diploma
  • Previous Housekeeping experience

 

Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Detail orientation

     

    Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

Physical Demands:  The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms

  • Regularly lift 30 pounds

     

    Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Entire building, including resident rooms and common areas

  • Exposure to chemicals, unsanitary conditions, unpleasant odors and weather conditions

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low

     

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

     

     

     

     

     

    Job Title:  Housekeeper

    Department:  Environmental Services

    Reports to:  Environmental Services Manager

    FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

     

     

     

     

     





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