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Housekeeper

Job ID 6315016 Date posted 11/22/2017

Description

SUMMARY:Cleaning assigned areas as requested and  scheduled through work orders.  Maintains the Erickson Living Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • In residential apartments (IL,and CC) and patient rooms (skilled nursing/post-acute/LTC) as applicable:
  • Clean kitchen, bathroom, living room, bedrooms, including dusting, vacuuming, mopping, removing trash.
  • Ability to be flexible and honor other apartment cleaning requests of the resident that can be completed in the allotted time. 
  • Ability to complete assigned work orders, and follow a detailed schedule.
  • In common areas, clean to meet Erickson standards:
  • Clean public bathrooms including counters,  mirrors, sinks, lavatories, fixtures.
  • Clean lobbies/living rooms including vacuuming, high and low dusting, de-cluttering, removing trash, spot clean walls/windows/switches, baseboards, pictures, lights, HVAC vents.
  • Clean classrooms including dusting, vacuuming, white/chalk boards, tables/chairs.
  • Assist with collection, bagging, and disposal of trash, as well as replacing trashcan liners.
  • Clean offices to standard with little disruption.
  • May be asked to assist with set-ups, requiring movement of furniture.
  • Report any pertinent information to management directly related to the well-being of the resident such as changes in behavior.
  • Maintains resident rights and maintains confidentiality of  information.
  • Follows Erickson policies and best practices, practices safety, infection control, and Universal Precautions..
  • Attends meetings, training sessions, and  in-services, as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Management to ensure efficient and effective operation of the Community.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must have communication skills, problem solving skills, and  be self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Ability to use and operate all required equipment.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional and responsive interactions with residents and their family members, staff, vendors and each other.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and has a general knowledge of the duties of a housekeeper.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Housekeeping experience preferred.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A
LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions in English.  Basic computer skills preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS: N/A
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to lift 35 pounds, over 35 pounds must use the aid of a assistive device or get assistance. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand on ones feet for a long period of time; bending and extensive walking; use hands to grip or feel; reach with hands and arms;  push and pull a housekeeping cart, mop/bucket, use of floor equipment; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:   
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Frequent contact with residents, resident pets, other employees, and visitors.
  • May be exposed to unsanitary conditions, unpleasant odors, and hazardous (concentrated) chemicals.
  • May reasonably anticipate coming into contact with bodily fluids which may be potentially infectious. Individuals in this position are required to exercise standard precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices when necessary, and learn the policies concerning infection control.
  • Works in but not limited to; apartments, offices, bathrooms, common areas, trash rooms, corridors. 
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