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Company: Country Manor La Mesa Healthcare Center
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY The purpose of your job position is to maintain a clean and safe environment in accordance with current federal, state and local standards and regulations governing the facility and as directed by housekeeping department and/or the Administrator. The Housekeeper will treat each resident with kindness, dignity and respect. They will knock before entering a resident's room. They will honor the residents personal and property rights. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult or in discomfort. They will be committed to always doing the right thing. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Cleaning/polishing of furniture, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units in residents rooms and throughout the facility Cleaning, washing, sanitizing, and/or polishing bathroom fixtures Maintaining spotless windows/mirrors in resident rooms, bathrooms, recreational areas, and entrance/exit ways Cleaning floors, including sweeping, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing and disinfecting Vacuuming, shampooing, and deodorizing carpets Dusting walls and ceilings, removing spots Daily disposing of refuse in accordance with sanitation procedures Daily emptying and sanitizing of trash cans Keeping areas free of hazardous objects, unnecessary supplies or equipment, etc. Keeping hallways and stairways clean and safe to walk Maintaining a clean and stocked supply cart Following proper techniques when mixing chemicals, disinfectants, and solutions for cleaning Cleaning vacant rooms when assigned Performing tasks with precaution and using safety equipment as required Coordinating routine/terminal isolation procedures with nursing department Following policies governing the use of labels and MSDSs Following established handwashing procedures Reporting all accidents/incidents (hazardous or not) to the supervisor immediately Keeping supervisor informed of burned out light bulbs, exit lights, room call lights, etc. Following infection control policies and procedures Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including fire safety Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. 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. REQUIREMENTS Education / Licensure High school diploma or GED preferred Qualifications / Experience Minimum 6 months experience in healthcare setting preferred Must be able to understand English language Must be to follow directions Working Conditions May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminants May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses Physical Requirements Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day through all areas of the facility Must be able to stand, bend, twist and reach throughout the day Repetitive hand motion Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift up to 25 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 15 feet

Keywords: Country Manor La Mesa Healthcare Center, La Mesa , Housekeeper, Other , La Mesa, California

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