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Housekeeping Associate (Full Time - Evenings) 9/1/2016

Lutheran Senior Services Chesterfield, MO

Company
Lutheran Senior Services
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4577
AJE Ref #
576051799
Location
Chesterfield, 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

The Housekeeping Associate upholds the LSS mission of "Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest" by providing excellent housekeeping service to our residents and maintaining the community in an orderly and sanitary condition.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

* Ability to interact with residents and provide excellent customer service.

* Prior housekeeping experience desirable.

* High School diploma or GED desirable.

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITION

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; and talk to hear. 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 and taste or smell.

* Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs.

* Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.

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.

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:

80

WORK SHIFT:

Evening Shift (United States of America)","value":"

JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY

The Housekeeping Associate upholds the LSS mission of "Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest" by providing excellent housekeeping service to our residents and maintaining the community in an orderly and sanitary condition.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities.

* Ability to interact with residents and provide excellent customer service.

* Prior housekeeping experience desirable.

* High School diploma or GED desirable.

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITION

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; and talk to hear. 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 and taste or smell.

* Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs.

* Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.

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.

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:

80

WORK SHIFT:

Evening Shift (United States of America)