Job Housekeeping Aide Denison, TX 75020

Full Time

Homestead of Denison

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for cleaning and servicing assigned areas. Willing to perform routine, repetitive tasks on a continuous basis as assigned by the Housekeeping/Laundry Supervisor.

Physical ability to lift/carry equipment, supplies, etc., is necessary.

Previous cleaning experience in a long-term care, skilled nursing facility or healthcare setting preferred.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.


Utilizes protective gear in all appropriate functions

Effectively cleans and sanitizes resident rooms and other areas of the community utilizing the proper cleaning methods, equipment, and chemicals. Includes cleaning of bathrooms, walls, windows, doors, floors, and carpets.

Performs housekeeping and cleaning activities within established guidelines and assigned areas and shift(s) to meet quality standards, safety guidelines and customer service expectations.

Responsible for timely completion of assigned cleaning area according to schedule.

Reports equipment/cleaning product needs and or malfunctions to supervisor in a timely fashion.

Cleans/disinfects assigned areas including dusting, washing furnishings/equipment, and mopping floors with cleaning solutions and/or disinfectants to prevent the spread of disease.

Responsible for the daily cleaning and sanitizing of patient rooms, furniture, as well as common areas including sitting areas, conference rooms and dining rooms.

Assembles materials and supplies from the supply room and appropriately transports items to the assigned work area.

Uses damp, disinfectant-treated cloths and vacuum cleaner to dust windowsills, blinds, floors, furniture, and equipment in an orderly fashion.

Scours, sanitizes, and/or polishes bathrooms including s sinks, tubs, commodes, floors mirrors, and other equipment.

Use water, cleaning solutions, sponge, and cloth to clean walls and ceilings.

Replenish soap, towels, and other dispensable items.

Responsible for safely and properly mixing and using cleaning solutions following all precautions

Gather and dispose of trash in designated areas. Relines with trash liner.

Cleans and organizes environmental services closet per department and regulatory standards; ensures closet is locked and always secured.

Uses chemicals in a safe manner; uses dispensers correctly to always fill labeled bottles and containers with correct chemicals as trained.

Relieves laundry staff as needed, and performs all other related duties as assigned.

Responds to customer preferences, complies with industry and federal and state guidelines, and meets the needs of residents.

Follows infection control and universal precautions policies and procedures to ensure that a sanitary environment is always maintained.

Follow proper reporting, isolation, and handwashing procedures/techniques.

Requests assistance for moving heavy furniture and in turning mattresses.

Reports observed mechanical failures, safety concerns or negative conditions to supervisor.

Adhere to dress code.

Perform other duties/tasks as may be assigned.

Complete and/or attend required in-service training.

Communicate in a professional and courteous manner using effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills with residents, their families, and team members.

Maintain confidentiality of department, resident, employee information, communication, and documentation as well as compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.

Clock in and out for all working/training hours. Working off the clock is not permitted at any time or for any reason.

Maintain compliance with company’s Compliance program and plan.

Adhere to the Abri Code of Conduct

These duties are not all-inclusive but provide minimum performance expectations and are reviewed in the performance process.

WORK CONDITIONS: As assigned; including some weekends, evenings, and holidays. Non – Exempt Position. Exposure to dust, fumes, odors, gases, chemical substances, and electric currents. Possible exposure to body fluids such as saliva, vomit, urine, blood, and semen during waste disposal and other routine activities.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to withstand long periods of standing, walking, bending, and/or stooping. Lifting, pushing, and/or pulling of objects from 10 to 50 pounds. Ability to vacuum and use other cleaning appliances. Visual acumen required for inspections and recognition of hazards.

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