Housekeeper

JEA Senior Living East Amherst , NY 14051

Posted 2 weeks ago

Purpose:

To maintain assigned areas in a clean, sanitary, safe, orderly and attractive manner in accordance with established procedures and as directed by supervisor; assure that the highest degree of cleanliness and sanitation is maintained at all times.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write and follow verbal and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.

  • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions and make decisions

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials, State officials, and general public.

  • Must have compassion for, and desire to work with, the elderly and understand their needs

  • Must be able to work full or part time on a regular schedule, and on-call as needed.

  • Must meet all state health requirements

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow cleaning schedule and instructions as directed by supervisor, including resident rooms, offices and public areas.

  • Sweep and vacuum all assigned areas

  • Clean and/or polish all room furnishings, fixtures, ledges, heating/air conditioning units in resident rooms and all public areas.

  • Clean windows and mirrors in resident rooms and all public areas.

  • Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing.

  • Clean all hallways, stairways and elevators as necessary.

  • Empty all wastebaskets.

  • Submit maintenance work orders of general maintenance concerns and/or problems to Maintenance Director or Administrator.

  • Report to supervisor any unsafe/hazardous conditions within the community and any needed repairs to housekeeping or other facility equipment.

  • Clean and check model rooms and work in concert with admissions to insure that all incoming residents' rooms are cleaned and ready for move-in.

  • Clean the employee break room when necessary.

  • Check and refill all paper towel and soap dispensers as necessary.

  • Assist with laundry duties as directed or as needed including, but not limited to linens, towels, and resident personal laundry.

  • Follow soiled and clean laundry protocol as directed by supervisor.

  • Provide inventory of chemicals, supplies, linens as required.

  • Log water or heat temperatures as required or requested.

  • Follow infection control and universal precautions policy.

  • Attend in-services and staff meetings as requested.

  • Keep janitor closets and housekeeping supply rooms clean and orderly.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor or Administrator.

  • Clean exterior windows, patios, or other outside areas as requested or assigned.

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