Housekeeper

US-MI-Livonia
Job ID
2017-2796
Category
Maintenance/Housekeeping/Laundry
Type
Full-Time
Shift
1st
Travel
None
Schedule
Varied Days, Including Every Other Weekend and Holiday

Overview

Provide service excellence to the residents and staff by maintaining a clean, neat and safe environment

Responsibilities

* Indicates that this task is considered high risk for exposure to bio-hazardous materials.  Standard Precautions must be followed in all job duties.

  • Stock cart with cleaning equipment, supplies, and trash receptacle ensuring that all chemicals are labeled and supplies are replenished according to job assignment guidelines
  • Keep cleaning solutions changed according to job assignment
  • Follow cleaning schedule abiding by Standard Precautions, hazardous waste handling and cleaning agent use policies and procedures
  • Follow cleaning schedule as outlined for the department (subject to change)
  • Clean assigned areas, furnishings, and fixtures including furniture, floors, walls, sills, closets, and doors according to established housekeeping procedures
  • Floors:  Dry mops, wet mops, disinfect where and when necessary
  • Clean movable and stationary furnishings and fixtures:  Dust, spot clean or wash, disinfect when necessary, polish where required; this includes the cleaning of ledges, shelves, vents, etc.; empty, clean and reline wastebaskets; straighten or rearrange furniture as directed; inspect furnishings for wear and defects and report to Supervisor
  • Spot clean carpeting and rugs:  Vacuum, carpeting and rugs; has small rugs laundered
  • Wash and remake beds as scheduled
  • Straighten resident belongings and remove unwanted items as directed by the resident
  • *Clean resident toilets (inside and out), sinks (inside and out), mirrors and soap dispensers 
  • Dining Rooms: Wash tables, chairs, mop floor, and clear tables after meals when needed
  • Bathrooms (resident, private, public):  Clean and disinfect all fixtures, floors, and walls as directed; wash windows and mirrors; replenish bathroom supplies including, but not limited to, refill soap dispensers, towel dispensers and replenishes toilet paper
  • Clean walls, windows, and doors; spot clean between washings, wash, disinfect when necessary; walls and ceilings and ceiling fixtures are cleaned as scheduled
  • Clean all handrails, window ledges, and all horizontal surfaces daily or as required, removing dust, dirt, or greasy film, using disinfectants where necessary such as in patient care areas
  • Perform terminal cleaning duties according to established procedure in resident rooms when patient has been discharged or transferred, and prepare room for new occupant
  • Chang light bulbs, remove waste and dispose of waste and trash, water flowers in resident rooms and throughout Ministry Site
  • *Empty wastebaskets from both bathrooms and resident rooms, and common places as directed; replacing with clean plastic bag and one extra bag at the bottom of the wastebasket
  • Report observations concerning structural and equipment wear, defects and malfunctioning to Supervisor including inspecting for and reporting soiled curtains or drapes
  • Report supply and equipment needs to Supervisor for replenishing
  • Inspect hallway floors, walls, ceilings, waste containers and laundry containers and clean as needed
  • Defrost and clean refrigerators according to assignment schedule
  • Clean general common areas, dining, office, and employee areas according to assignment schedule
  • Assist with laundry duties as necessary
  • Perform emergency housekeeping where accidents occur
  • Maintain equipment used in performing duties

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Prior housekeeping experience is helpful, but not essential

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