Housekeeper

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Albany , NY 12201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Housekeeper to join our team!

Responsibilities

  • Performs housekeeping duties in the resident apartments and common areas of the community.

  • Cleans (dust, dry mop, wet mop, sanitize, scrub) assigned resident apartments and common areas daily according to facility procedures.

  • Disposes of trash and waste, other materials in a safe manner.

  • Maintains par levels of supplies and assists with ordering of products.

  • Washes and folds laundry. Distributes clean linens and towels. Maintains a stocked cleaning cart with needed items.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and respect for the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions.

  • Appreciates the importance of maintaining confidentiality of resident and facility information.

  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of resident and facility property.

  • Able to understand and to follow written and verbal directions.

  • Understand proper use of community equipment.

  • Able effectively to communicate with the staff members and residents through verbal and/or written means.

  • Sufficient mobility and strength to move freely through the building and to assist transfer or otherwise move residents of facility.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma/GED preferred.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively (written and oral form) in a care setting with residents, families, staff.

  • Must be able to climb, bend, lift, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, reach and carry, stand for extended periods of time and may be required to move furniture.

  • Able to respond productively and to handle additional tasks/projects as assigned.

  • Ability to detect odors and see spots and spills.

  • Ability to move housekeeping cart with cleaning equipment.

  • Passion for caring for elderly.

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Housekeeper

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