Caring people make the difference at American Senior Communities!
American Senior Communities has proudly served customers since the year 2000 with a long history of excellent outcomes. We are Indiana-owned and operated, and we aren't ever going to forget our roots. We take great pride in our Hoosier heritage with Hoosier hospitality ingrained in everything we do. As experts in senior care, we are not just doing a job, but following a calling.
Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellence are the core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only form an acronym for C.A.R.E., they are our guiding principles and create the framework for all of our relationships with customers, staff, family members and the community at large.
We are currently accepting applications for the following position:
Housekeeping/ Laundry Aide
The Housekeeping Aide provides cleaning services for a safe, sanitary, comfortable, and homelike environment for residents, staff, and the public. Housekeeping services provided are in accord with facility policies and procedures and consistent with state and federal laws and regulations.
The Laundry Aide folds, sorts, processes, and transports laundry and linens throughout the facility so that sufficient supplies are available to meet resident needs. Laundry services are provided in accordance with facility policies and procedures and in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations to enhance resident comfort and enhance the quality of life.
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:
Cleans assigned resident rooms, bathrooms, and common areas daily and according to facility policy while maintaining resident's privacy at all times. Employees must knock and announce before entering any resident room.
Washes beds and mattresses and remakes beds after discharge of residents.
Keeps utility and storage rooms in clean and orderly condition.
Replaces soiled drapes and cubicle curtains.
Disinfects and sterilizes equipment and supplies.
Sweeps, scrubs, waxes, and polishes floor.
Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.
Posts signs indicating a safety hazard anytime housekeeping activities pose environmental hazards to staff, residents, visitors, or others in the facility.
Dusts furniture, handrails, and equipment.
Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork.
Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
Empties wastebaskets, including biohazardous waste and other materials that require special handling, only in accord with facility procedures.
Transports trash and waste to disposal area.
Uses personal protective equipment when at risk of exposure to blood or other potentially hazardous body fluids and all other times indicated by facility policies and procedures.
Complies with all safety instructions and procedures when using chemical substances. Refers to labels and Safety Data Sheets for instructions. Keeps all chemicals and cleaning supplies in their original containers. Asks supervisor for assistance if unsure of proper handling techniques.
Monitors and reports evidence of rodents or pests to supervisor.
Attends survey training and interacts with state surveyors as instructed by immediate supervisor.
Monitors workplace for safety and fire hazards and corrects or reports potential problems. Reports housekeeping and maintenance problems including equipment breakdown to immediate supervisor.
Participates in fire and disaster drills. In the event of an emergency, carries out assigned duties to assure resident safety.
Secures housekeeping supplies so that residents are unable to access.
Washes and folds laundry and linens in accordance with facility policy.
Places laundry/linens, cleaning material, and bleach into equipment and sets automatic controls to clean.
Operates laundry equipment according to manufacturer's instructions.
Removes laundry/linens from equipment.
Hangs, bags, folds, and bundles laundry/linens for delivery to unit/resident knocking and announcing before entering resident rooms.
Inspects laundry item-by-item and reports wear and damage to supervisor.
Maintains proper separation between soiled and clean laundry.
Returns clean laundry and linens to units promptly.
Stocks linen carts and closets as scheduled.
Notifies supervisor of any difficulty in meeting unit needs for laundry
Places laundry carts in proper positions within unit.
We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefits package including:
Group medical/dental/ vision/life insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
Professional Career Growth
Referral Bonuses up to $1000
Demonstrates C.A.R.E. values to our residents, family members, customers and staff.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
American Senior Communities