PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The primary purpose of your job position is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, Birchaven Retirement Village policy and procedure, Birchaven ethical statement and resident rights .
-Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
-Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
-Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. -
-Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at items hostile people within the facility.
This position requires a full range of body motions with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, and standing. The associate will be required to walk for up to one hour a day, sit for four to six hours a day and stand for one hour a day. The individual must be able to lift twenty to fifty pounds and reach work above the shoulders. The individual must have good eye-hand coordination and fine finger dexterity for simple grasping tasks. The individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range.
Duty 1: Ensure that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift. This includes cleaning of carpet machines, buffers, and pads.
Duty 2: Follow safety precautions, including the use of personal protective equipment when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies especially the machines.
Duty 3: Keep work areas free of hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, and supplies etc. Using the wet floor signs when needed.
Duty 4: Coordinate the floor and carpet cleaning schedules with appropriate departments when performing routine floor care assignments in resident living and recreational areas.
Duty 5: Keep updated records of all floor care work in log book.
Duty 6: Ensure that established infection control and universal precautions are maintained when performing floor care procedures.
Duty 7: Displays service excellence and standards of behavior as evidenced by practicing the mission, vision, and values of the organization to promote resident satisfaction.
Duty 8: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and regulatory compliance.
Duty 9: Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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