A housekeeper is responsible for providing and managing a clean environment for the residents and facility. This service includes, but is not limited to, sweeping/ mopping floors, doing laundry, dusting, and cleaning the bathrooms.
Essential Job Duties
Cleaning resident rooms, community areas, and other work areas so that health standards are met. This includes cleaning floor coverings, emptying trash receptacles, and cleaning furniture and equipment.
Use all cleaning chemicals and materials as prescribed and handle in a safe manner.
Complete laundering tasks as needed
Assisting other facility staff with serving and meal delivery
Carry linens, towels, toilet items, and cleaning supplies, using wheeled carts; keeping storage areas and carts clean and tidy; Replenishing cleaning supplies and bathroom items as needed;
Move and arrange furniture and turn mattresses
Observe precautions required to protect residents’ and guests’ property, and report damage, theft, and found articles to Administration.
Prepare rooms for meetings, and arrange decorations, media equipment, and furniture for social or business functions.
Maintain a positive and friendly work environment and respond to resident requests promptly and courteously.
Use various types of cleaning equipment, like vacuum cleaners, washing machines, etc.
Use and comply with standard precautions of safety.
Be sure that all areas of the facility are kept clean and free of lingering odors or trash.
Use proper lifting procedures and safe work practices.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time; therefore, this job description is subject to change at any time. Required Experience:
High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) is preferred.
Must meet all healthcare requirements, including Tuberculosis skin test
Must be in positive standing with all healthcare agencies, including the Direct Services Workers Registry.
Mathematical skills needed to mix cleaning agents appropriately in accordance with the directions of the manufacturer. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information accurately.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
This position is very active and requires frequent standing/walking and repetitive motions, frequent bending/stooping, reaching, lifting/handling, pushing/pulling and occasional carrying. The employee must frequently lift or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds and the frequency of treatments may vary.
From: Fox Ridge
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