02 Jun
Housekeeper
Iowa, Perry

Job Description

KEY POSITION SPECIFIC ROLES & RESPONSIBILTIES  Dusts furniture, woodwork and equipment and dust-mops floors. Polishes and cleans fixtures in rooms and bathrooms.  Operates mechanical floor cleaners, buffers, vacuums, shampooers and related environmental service equipment.  Wet-mops rooms, halls and other areas; shampoos rugs and furniture.  Cleans vents, fan fixtures, top of windows, doorframes and other areas.  Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials using specified bags or containers.  Buffs, strips, waxes and polishes floors.  Moves furniture and other objects as required.  Performs cleaning procedures of resident rooms and prepares rooms for new occupants; follows isolation procedures in isolation rooms.  Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors and walls.  Makes supply packs for departments and puts linen stacks in carts for distribution. Takes supply requests and delivers them.  Delivers linens to areas according to pre-established par levels and schedules. Distributes emergency supplies as needed.  Keeps records of linen distribution; checks floor linens supplies and lists linen use by department.  Keeps work areas neat and orderly, cleans equipment and assists with other cleaning duties as assigned.  Shovels snow at all exits and ramps if / when directed.  Assists with evacuations, when needed.  Ensures equipment and supplies are properly stored and not in corridors.  Properly handle spills and may clean floors and chairs after each meal.  May be responsible for collecting solid linens, washing, drying, and folding of linen.  Discard infected/contaminated linens or waste in appropriate containers.  Follows proper safety procedures with all hazardous materials, chemicals, etc.- always seeks clarification from manager if unsure of proper processes, procedures, or if help is needed.  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES  Language / Communication Skills o Ability to read, write, speak, listen and understand the English language. o Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. o Ability to effectively present and communicate information and respond to questions.  Reasoning Ability o Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Housekeeper Page 3This job profile is designed to summarize certain essential information about a job or job category. It is not designed to be a comprehensive or detailed task list for any particular job or job category. This job/job category may have individual or multiple incumbents, each of whom may perform somewhat different specific job duties or tasks consistent with the general function of the job. Incumbents may be required to perform duties or support functions other than those listed on the job description as needed. The Community may amend a job description at any time with or without notice.o Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.  Computer Skills o Computer proficiency with software programs and the ability to learn new computer technology and programs.  Mathematical Skills o Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.  Psychology o Basic knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.  Social Perceptiveness o Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. o Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS  Education o High school diploma or equivalent.  Experience o One to two (1-2) years of experience as a housekeeper or equivalent position. o Experience in cleaning and maintaining sanitary environments.  Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations o N/A  Availability & Attendance o Flexible work schedule (mornings, afternoons, nights, weekends, holidays, etc.) o Follows all attendance policies and procedures, including proper timeclock usage.  Other o Compliance with infectious disease policies and procedures.

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