Housekeeping Assistant - Christopher House
POSITION TITLE: Housekeeping Assistant
REPORTS TO: Environmental Services or Housekeeping Supervisor
The primary responsibility of your job position is to perform day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department following the current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern long term care and assisted living facilities. You are entrusted to follow established policies and procedures as directed by the Administrator, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.
Ensure that work and cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.
Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.
Guarantee that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable, and attractive manner.
Sweep, buff and mop all area floors.
Dust and polish furniture or equipment.
Vacuum carpets and drapery.
Sanitize sinks, toilets, tubs and shower areas.
Clean mirrors, lighting fixtures, doors, walls.
Replenish paper products, hand soap products, and wastebasket liners.
Remove trash/wash out trash receptacles on a regular basis.
Maintain housekeeping cart and utility closets in sanitary and orderly condition.
Replenish cart supplies at end of shift in preparation for next day’s use.
Inform supervisor of supply or equipment needs.
Keeps storage areas locked with supplies properly stored according to established procedures.
Report any damaged or loose fixtures, flooring, or tiling requiring replacement or repair, any unsafe or malfunctioning equipment, any conditions conducive to breeding insects, rodents or other vermin.
Wash and sanitize resident room after resident discharge.
May be required to strip beds and linens for washing.
Wear and/or use safety equipment and supplies (e.g., back brace, mechanical lifts, etc.) when lifting or moving heavy objects.
Follow proper techniques when mixing chemicals, disinfectants, and solutions used for cleaning.
Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident care information including protected health information.
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc., and maintain the appearance of housekeeping areas
Must be able to follow oral and written instructions concerning the mixing of cleaning compounds, liquids, disinfectant solutions, etc
Perform all other duties, as assigned.
Vivage is an Equal Opportunity Employer
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Regular
- Min Hiring Rate $14.77
- Max Hiring Rate $21.69