Forest Hills Care Center - General Description
This position is charged with the responsibility of performing day to day activities of the housekeeping Department in accordance with federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, and/or the Director of Environmental Services to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this in no way implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
Perform day to day housekeeping functions as assigned.
Clean/polish furnishings, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc. in resident rooms, recreational areas, etc., daily as instructed.
Clean wash, sanitize, and/or polish bathroom fixtures. Ensure that watermarks are removed from fixtures.
Clean windows/mirrors in resident room, recreational area, bathrooms and entrance/exit ways.
Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. * (Note: ensure that appropriate caution/safety signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties.)
Clean carpets, to include vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing and disinfecting.
Discard waste/trash into proper containers and reline trash receptacle with plastic liner.
Ensure that work/assignment areas are clean and that the equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are properly stored at all times.
Perform isolation cleaning procedures in accordance with established infection control procedures.
Follow proper techniques while using chemicals, disinfectants, and solutions used for cleaning. Refer to manufacturer instructions and MSDS when necessary.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, to follow instructions, and to accept constructive criticism.
Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, etc. and maintain the appearance of housekeeping areas, must perform regular inspections of the resident rooms/units for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing housekeeping practices.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions concerning the mixing of cleaning compounds, liquids, disinfecting solutions, etx.