Housekeeper JobEffingham, IL Effingham Rehabilitation & Health Care Center

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Why You'll Love This Job

Housekeepers are responsible for maintaining the facility in a clean, orderly and sanitary manner.

Responsibilities

  • Clean, organize and sanitize each resident room, all hallways, congregate areas, nursing station and offices at least once each day.
  • Deep clean assigned bath/shower rooms, each resident room and all other rooms or areas at least once each month or per the cleaning schedule or as directed.
  • Vacuums carpeted floor areas daily and carpeted walls monthly or more often as required.
  • Bath/shower rooms are monitored for cleanliness and sanitation and the need for soap and paper products at least 4 times each shift.
  • All floor surfaces are continually monitored for wet, dirty spots debris and other safety hazards. Unsafe and unsanitary conditions are corrected immediately.
  • Dusts high and low areas and wipes marks and spots from walls, woodwork, furniture, doors etc. daily.
  • Cleans windows (interior and exterior) at least monthly.
  • Mirrors are cleaned daily.
  • Dining Rooms and other areas used for eating will be cleaned after each meal including wiping tables and chairs with a sanitizing solution. After breakfast floors in eating areas will be wet mopped completely; after other meals floors may be dry mopped completely and wet mopped where necessary.
  • Resident room floors are buffed as needed. All other areas are buffed at least once each week.
  • Sweeps and wet mops every room in the facility every day (including weekends and holidays) using a cleaning/sanitizing solution.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Be of legal working age
  • Be able to read and follow written directions
  • Be able to communicate with residents and co-workers in English
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Work overtime as necessary
  • Must possess a general knowledge and understanding of state and federal laws as they pertain to long term care
  • Must have the current federally required vaccines or proof of a valid exemption.
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