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Supervised By: Housekeeping Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt/Regular/Full-time
Effective Date: July 2013
All housekeepers are responsible for the maintenance of a safe and sanitary environment for all patients, visitors, and staff. Must use chemicals safely and properly and work independently after direction from supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Clean assigned area, including any of the following tasks: cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms and kitchens; dusting furniture, fixtures, and equipment; general floor care (e.g., vacuum, sweep, mop), clean windows.
- Keep assigned bathroom, inpatient areas, kitchen, canteen, or similar areas stocked with appropriate paper supplies and soap.
- Deodorize and disinfect assigned areas.
- Replace light bulbs and make minor replacement and/or repairs as needed or assigned.
- Attend staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
- Participate in training activities as assigned or approved.
- Maintain supplies, machines, and equipment in clean, safe, orderly condition.
- Inform supervisor or designees of supply needs or shortages.
- Inform supervisor of facility repair and maintenance needs observed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Basic knowledge and skills in housekeeping and house cleaning methods, cleaning supplies, simple household repair or upkeep methods.
- Oral or written communication skills.
- Willingness to travel in work capacity.
- Prefer experience with floor care equipment, i.e., shampooer, buffers, extractors.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Standing for prolonged periods of time
- Pushing/pulling of equipment used daily
- Lifting up to 25 pounds
- Reaching overhead to complete tasks
- Climbing a ladder when job requires
Daily contact with potentially agitated clients. Clean up of bodily fluids and infectious waste.
Conditions of Employment
- Completion of tuberculin screening no later than three days prior to first day of employment and annually thereafter
- Completion of a pre-employment drug screening and completion of post-employment drug or alcohol tests upon reasonable suspicion of use.
- Completion of Center-wide orientation and ALL required paperwork prior to reporting for work
- Demonstrated computer literacy through successful completion of pre-employment testing may be required.
- Completion of HCI Commitment to Quality training
- Attendance at all mandatory staff development and training
- Successful completion of a six month on the job orientation period
- Participation in payroll electronic deposit
- Adherence to Compliance Program Plan
- Satisfactory reference and background investigation checks.
Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principle job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.