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POST DATE 8/8/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Lutheran Senior Services Columbia, MO

Company
Lutheran Senior Services
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
4428
AJE Ref #
575812272
Location
Columbia, MO
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY:

The Lead 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. In a lead position, this role involves training and oversight of Housekeeping Associates under the direction of the Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Delegates and monitors work assignments for Housekeeping Associates.

* Assists in training and acclimating new employees and models and provides feedback on the standards of performance and work practices in the housekeeping department.

* Assists Housekeeping Supervisor with employee evaluation and counseling.

* 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.

* Provides excellent customer service and is courteous to residents, families and coworkers.

* Other duties as assigned.

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.

* 2 4 years of housekeeping experience in a long term care setting.

* Ability to train other employees and perform in a lead role.

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

* High School diploma or GED 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.

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:

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SCHEDULED WEEKLY HOURS:

40

WORK SHIFT:

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY:

The Lead 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. In a lead position, this role involves training and oversight of Housekeeping Associates under the direction of the Supervisor.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Delegates and monitors work assignments for Housekeeping Associates.

* Assists in training and acclimating new employees and models and provides feedback on the standards of performance and work practices in the housekeeping department.

* Assists Housekeeping Supervisor with employee evaluation and counseling.

* 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.

* Provides excellent customer service and is courteous to residents, families and coworkers.

* Other duties as assigned.

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.

* 2 4 years of housekeeping experience in a long term care setting.

* Ability to train other employees and perform in a lead role.

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

* High School diploma or GED 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