Housekeeper

at AristaCare at Meadow Springs
Location Plymouth Meeting
Date Posted May 11, 2021
Category Engineering
Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Purpose of Your Job Position

The primary purpose of your job position is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, and/or the Director of Housekeeping, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.

Duties And Responsibilities

Housekeeping Services

  • Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned.
  • Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments.
  • Clean/polish furnishings, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc., in resident rooms, recreational areas, etc., daily as instructed.
  • Clean, wash, sanitize, and/or polish bathroom fixtures. Ensure that water marks are removed from fixtures.
  • Clean windows/mirrors in resident rooms, recreational areas, bathrooms, and entrance/exit ways.
  • Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. (NOTE: Ensure that appropriate caution/safety signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties.)
  • Clean carpets, to include vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting.
  • Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing, etc.
  • Remove dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from corners/edges, baseboards and surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions and scraper.
  • Clean hallways, stairways, and elevators; behind fire doors.
  • Discard waste/trash into proper containers and reline trash receptacle with plastic liner.
  • Clean vacant rooms as assigned.
  • Ensure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times, as well as before leaving such areas for breaks, meal times, and end of the work day.
  • Perform isolation cleaning procedures in accordance with established infection control procedures.
  • Discard infectious wastes into appropriate containers.
  • Job duties as assigned

Resident Rights

  • Maintain the confidentiality of resident information.
  • Knock before entering a resident's room.
  • Honor the residents' personal and property rights.
  • Inform resident when it is necessary to move his/her personal possessions during cleaning procedures.

Education

Must possess, as a minimum, a High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Experience

None required. On-the-job training provided.

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