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Housekeeper

Company: Magnolia Ridge
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Overview Provides daily housekeeping services to the residents to ensure a safe, clean and sanitary environment in accordance with laws, regulations and facility guidelines.Basic Qualifications Education & Certification: High school diploma or equivalent. Skills & Requirements: Must possess the ability to read, write and speak the English language, must be patient, friendly, courteous and respectful to residents in any situation, including difficult ones; must be able to make independent decisions when necessary; must have the ability to follow housekeeping guidelines as outlined by the facility; must be able to move frequently throughout the workday; must be able to lift 30 lbs floor to waist; lift 10 lbs waist to shoulder; lift and carry 30 lbs; and push/pull 30 lbs. Experience: Prior experience in housekeeping at a large establishment; health care experience preferred. Working Conditions Primarily works throughout the facility, including resident rooms; bends, lifts, sits, stands and moves frequently throughout the shift; deals with frequent interruptions and possibly upset residents and family members; works regularly scheduled shifts with possible weekends, holidays and other hours based on resident needs; participates in required continuing education programs; subject to odors, falls, burns and exposure to infectious diseases, waste, etc., including AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses. Competencies of Position Professionalism: Reports to work on time and as scheduled; works in unison with all staff; displays a willingness to help others; embraces constructive criticism. Resident Rights: Promptly reports resident grievances to supervisors; treats all resident care information with confidentiality; continuously monitors assigned areas to ensure residents are treated fairly and with dignity and respect at all times. Safety Awareness: Follows safety program guidelines; immediately reports accidents and incidents to supervisors; identifies unsafe working areas and promptly reports to supervisors; promotes safety by working as safely and efficiently as possible; consistently follows infection control and universal precautions and other guidelines; identifies and corrects or reports hazardous conditions to supervisors; understands facility emergency and evacuation protocols; operates equipment with care and safety; maintains clean and safe work areas; properly disposes of trash; follows facility guidelines for safety and sanitation. Customer Service: Treats all residents, families, co-workers and supervisors with dignity and respect and takes initiative to exceed customer expectations; professionally represents the facility, self and position to visitors and residents; demonstrates a positive attitude and willingness to help to all visitors and residents; remains sensitive to all needs through listening, observing and responding appropriately for the position held; respects resident personal items.Essential Job Duties

  • Provides daily housekeeping duties as assigned.
  • Closely follows daily, weekly and monthly cleaning schedules.
  • Cleans floors, including dust mop, wet mop, sweeping, polishing and vacuuming.
  • Cleans furnishings which are moveable or stationary through the facility, including light fixtures, water fountains, etc.
  • Dusts, disinfects, washes and polishes vents, shelves, doorways, corners, etc.
  • Empties, disinfects and places new liners in waste containers or garbage cans.
  • Cleans bathroom fixtures, floors, sinks, tubs, walls mirrors and toilets.
  • Cleans hallway floors, rails and walls, stairways, and elevators. Other Job Duties
  • Monitors inventory of supplies to ensure the adequate quantities are available to perform daily tasks.
  • Reports any repairs needed to the Housekeeping Supervisor.
  • Replenishes bathroom and other supplies, including tissues, toilet paper, soap, paper towels, etc.; changes light bulbs as needed.
  • Cleans curtains in resident rooms based on facility schedule.We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Magnolia Ridge, Gainesville , Housekeeper, Hospitality & Tourism , Gainesville, Florida

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