Glenwood - Dublin, OH - Dublin, OH (30+ days ago)2.8

Are you looking for a rewarding career as a Housekeeper with an amazing Senior Living Community? Are you a dedicated, caring healthcare professional who's ready to take your career to new heights? At Glenwood Alzheimers Special Care Center, compassion is our #1 commitment. If you're ready to join a bright team of professionals who enjoy helping others achieve more out of their daily lives, we look forward to hearing from you. At Glenwood Alzheimers Special Care Center, we offer a creative, collaborative environment in which you can grow your skill set while you build meaningful relationships with your patients and teammates alike.

The Housekeeper is responsible for maintaining assigned areas in a clean, sanditary, safe, orderly and attractive manner in accordance with established procedures and as directed by thier 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
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.
Clean exterior windows, patios, or other outside areas as requested or assigned.
Assists in maintaining a safe, neat and clean environment; reports environmental deficiencies to the charge nurse or other management such as lighting or equipment problems.
Protects the personal belongings of each resident, including eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, furnishings, jewelry, clothing and memorabilia. Promptly reports missing items according to established policy and participates in efforts to locate missing items.
Makes resident beds, empties resident garbage, and tidies resident rooms daily and as needed.
Changes resident bed linens according to facility schedule and as needed.
Changes resident towels on bath days and as needed if soiled.
Assists with resident laundry per shift guidelines and as requested.
Maintains resident clothing and clothing closet in a clean, neat and orderly manner
Cleans dining room tables and chairs after meals and snacks.
Assists with the clean-up of spills and soiled areas immediately.
Straightens chairs, pillows and decorative items in common areas as needed, and returns items to appropriate location when found out of place.
Assists in cleaning wheelchairs, walkers, and other resident equipment per facility cleaning schedule and as needed.
Assists with dusting, vacuuming, and other housekeeping duties as assigned.
Communicates and interacts effectively and professionally with the residents, visitors, families, coworkers and supervisors.
Other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor or Administrator.

Working Conditions (travel, hours, and environment):
Must be able to work full-time or part-time as agreed upon, on assigned shift, including weekend and holiday rotations.
Regular, reliable attendance required.

Physical/Sensory Requirements (with or without the aid of mechanical devices):
Medium work - Ability to exert 25-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Must be able to see well enough to write and read, and to visually interact with residents, families, and staff.
Must be able to speak and hear well enough to verbally interact with residents, families and staff.

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