Regency Care of Arlington
The HOUSEKEEPER performs day-to-day housekeeping services ensuring a clean, attractive facility in accordance with all laws, regulations and Company standards. Reports to Director of Environmental Services.
Works throughout facility (i.e., resident rooms, therapy rooms, dietary)
Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during working hours
Subject to frequent interruptions
Involved with residents, associates, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc. under all conditions and circumstances
Subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, associates, etc.
Works beyond normal working hours, on weekends and in other positions temporarily as necessary
Subject to falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., throughout the work day
Possible exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses
Education and Experience:
High school graduate or equivalent preferred
Prior healthcare experience preferred
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Must be knowledgeable of environmental services practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing environmental services functions in the long-term care facility
Must be willing to work harmoniously with professional and non-professional personnel
Must have the ability to implement the programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the environmental services department
Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and complaint procedures
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
Must be able to move intermittently throughout the work day
Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents
Must be able to perform day-to-day housekeeping duties including dusting, vacuuming, disinfecting, polishing, emptying wastebaskets, cleaning, replenishing and mopping
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. floor to waist; lift 10 lbs. waist to shoulder; lift and carry 30 lbs.; and push/pull 40 lbs.
Must practice dependable, regular attendance
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