Housekeeper

Position Title:  Housekeeper

Schedule Available:  Full Time – 37.5 hrs/week including every other weekend

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receives daily assignment and instructions, assembles the necessary cleaning supplies and equipment and transports them to the assigned area.
  • Sweeps, mops, vacuums all floors in the assigned area(s).
  • Cleans and/or dusts walls, doors, window ledges, lights and resident belongings.
  • Cleans, disinfects and restocks bathrooms and tub rooms.
  • Empties trash receptacles.
  • Performs deep cleaning of resident rooms on discharge or prior to new admission.
  • Cleans beds on a regular schedule and as needed.
  • Cleans up accidental spills made by residents, staff and/or visitors as requested.
  • Removes privacy curtains and transports them to laundry on a regular schedule then re-hangs them when clean.
  • Moves small furniture to facilitate cleaning behind and under on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Cleans hallways, stairwells and elevators as directed by supervisor or Plant Manager.
  • Stocks cart and janitorial closets with necessary supplies as needed.
  • Follows all established cleaning and safety, infection control and universal precaution regulations at all times.
  • Follows facility policies and procedures when cleaning isolation rooms or handling isolation waste.
  • Completes all training required to be able to read and follow labels and MSDS sheets.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and understand the English language.
  • Must have general knowledge of cleaning and housekeeping methods and / or equipment used in a long-term care facility.
  • Must possess the ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Must have patience, tact, enthusiasm and a cheerful disposition when dealing with residents, visitors, family members and other staff members.