The Housekeeper is responsible for the cleanliness and neatness of skilled nursing patient rooms, assigned apartments and common areas.
Performs general housekeeping duties in apartments and skilled nursing patient rooms, such as: vacuuming, cleaning bathrooms and kitchens, and dusting of all cleared flat surfaces.
Performs general housekeeping duties of hallways and common areas as directed by supervisor.
Maintains all equipment and supplies in proper condition
At least one year previous housekeeping experience, preferably in a hotel, resort, or retirement community.
Ability to understand and follow instructions in English, communicate effectively with Residents, and perform simple arithmetic.
Performs other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Moderate to heavy physical effort 95% of the work day. Must be able to stand and walk long distances up to 8 hours per day. Must be able to stoop and work from a kneeling position, perform repetitive bending, reaching and stretching. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50+ lbs. independently. Must be able to push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment weighing up to 100 lbs. over tiled and carpeted surfaces over long distances. Must be able to operate a vacuum, work in confined spaces around furniture and breakable objects, and have constant contact with residents. May be exposed to communicable diseases including influenza, HIV and Hepatitis. May be exposed to unpleasant odors, high heat levels, and institutional cleaning chemicals.
Creekview Health Center