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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Lutheran Senior Services Jefferson City, MO

Company
Lutheran Senior Services
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4691
AJE Ref #
576161728
Location
Jefferson City, MO
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY:

Provides a variety of housekeeping duties in maintaining the community in an orderly and sanitary condition.

Upholds the LSS mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest , core values and code of conduct.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performs a variety of general cleaning duties to include dusting high and low, scrubbing, wiping, mopping wet and dry floors, vacuuming and any other assigned cleaning duties.

* Performs cleaning in a variety of areas including resident rooms, dining areas, kitchens, living rooms and other general living areas, hallways, stairwells, elevators, bathrooms, recreation areas, nursing stations, medication rooms, clean and soiled utility rooms, break rooms, offices and any other assigned areas.

* Performs carpet care and resilient floor cleaning according to procedure and as assigned.

* Mixes, labels, monitors and properly utilizes a variety of approved cleaning products.

* Conducts specialized clean-up according to procedure and utilizes proper equipment such as blood spill and hazardous material clean-up.

* Follows infection control procedures, including proper hand washing, trash/waste storage and disposal and wearing protective clothing and equipment when handling waste and cleaning agents.

* Follows all safety procedures and protocol as dictated by LSS policy, federal and state regulations and standard housekeeping practice and reports all hazardous conditions, defective equipment and accidents or incidents to the supervisor immediately.

* Respects privacy, follows HIPPA requirements, only shares information on an as needed basis and always knocks on resident s door before entering.

* Friendly and courteous to residents, families and coworkers.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

* High School diploma or GED desirable.

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.

* Prior housekeeping experience desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical requirements and working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

The employee frequently is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

A well lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat).

On occasion, may be subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members.

Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.

Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions.

Employee will demonstrate the ability to lift a 50lbs load from the floor level and place onto a work surface 56 inches off the floor; ability to push a 2-wheel dolly, loaded with 200lbs, generating 50lbs of force, at a distance of 300yds; ability to walk continuously for mile, displaying a good pace; ability to push a 4-wheel cart with 400lbs of load, generating 50lbs of force, 300ft; ability to push a wheelchair with a load of 200lbs, for distance of 100ft; ability to lift/carry 55lbs and the ability to push/pull 50lbs.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and standards.

JOB FAMILY:

Environmental Services

SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS:

40

WORK SHIFT:

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY:

Provides a variety of housekeeping duties in maintaining the community in an orderly and sanitary condition.

Upholds the LSS mission of Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest , core values and code of conduct.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Performs a variety of general cleaning duties to include dusting high and low, scrubbing, wiping, mopping wet and dry floors, vacuuming and any other assigned cleaning duties.

* Performs cleaning in a variety of areas including resident rooms, dining areas, kitchens, living rooms and other general living areas, hallways, stairwells, elevators, bathrooms, recreation areas, nursing stations, medication rooms, clean and soiled utility rooms, break rooms, offices and any other assigned areas.

* Performs carpet care and resilient floor cleaning according to procedure and as assigned.

* Mixes, labels, monitors and properly utilizes a variety of approved cleaning products.

* Conducts specialized clean-up according to procedure and utilizes proper equipment such as blood spill and hazardous material clean-up.

* Follows infection control procedures, including proper hand washing, trash/waste storage and disposal and wearing protective clothing and equipment when handling waste and cleaning agents.

* Follows all safety procedures and protocol as dictated by LSS policy, federal and state regulations and standard housekeeping practice and reports all hazardous conditions, defective equipment and accidents or incidents to the supervisor immediately.

* Respects privacy, follows HIPPA requirements, only shares information on an as needed basis and always knocks on resident s door before entering.

* Friendly and courteous to residents, families and coworkers.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

* High School diploma or GED desirable.

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.

* Prior housekeeping experience desirable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical requirements and working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

The employee frequently is required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

A well lighted and ventilated working area that has its own temperature control system (air conditioning and heat).

On occasion, may be subject to emotionally upset residents, or family members.

Is willing to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.

Is subject to exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including exposure to the AIDS and Hepatitis B virus within guidelines of standard precautions.

Employee will demonstrate the ability to lift a 50lbs load from the floor level and place onto a work surface 56 inches off the floor; ability to push a 2-wheel dolly, loaded with 200lbs, generating 50lbs of force, at a distance of 300yds; ability to walk continuously for mile, displaying a good pace; ability to push a 4-wheel cart with 400lbs of load, generating 50lbs of force, 300ft; ability to push a wheelchair with a load of 200lbs, for distance of 100ft; ability to lift/carry 55lbs and the ability to push/pull 50lbs.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be