To assure the highest degree of cleanliness and sanitation by maintaining assigned areas in a clean, sanitary, safe, orderly, and attractive manner, in accordance with established procedures
Make beds and straighten resident’s rooms 1 time per day.
Clean/polish furnishings, fixtures, appliances (refrigerators, cabinets, stoves) and heating/cooling units in resident rooms, living/recreational areas, offices, and entrance/exit areas as instructed.
Clean, wash, sanitize and/or polish bathroom fixtures. Assure that watermarks are removed from fixtures.
Clean windows/mirrors in resident rooms, living/recreational areas, bathrooms, offices, and entrance/exit areas.
Clean floors to include: sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, and disinfecting. Ensure that CAUTION/SAFETY signs are properly set up prior to performing such duties.
Clean carpets to include vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting.
Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, and deodorizing as instructed.
Remove dirt, dust, grease from all surfaces, using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions.
Clean hallways, stairways, and elevators as instructed.
Dispose of waste/trash (recyclables, regulated medical, and regular) into proper containers. Reline containers as appropriate with plastic liners.
Report all unsafe/hazardous conditions, defective equipment, etc to the Housekeeping Manager.
Ensure that supplies (toilet tissues, paper towels, soap, can liners) have been replenished in assigned work areas on a regular basis.
Perform terminal cleaning procedures as instructed when a resident is discharged, transferred, etc to assure that the room is ready for the new occupant. Assist new residents in arranging items and hanging clothes.
Assure that work/cleaning schedules are followed as outlined for the respective shift/area.
Assure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and orderly manner for patient comfort and convenience.
Perform cleaning/sanitation procedures in isolation rooms/areas, as instructed and in accordance with established infection control procedures.
Assure that work areas are clean and free of equipment and supplies before leaving such areas on breaks and at the end of the workday.
Keep work areas free of hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, and assure that all cleaning supplies and equipment is store in a safe manner as instructed. Observe all safety precautions as instructed (universal precautions, isolation procedures, chemical labeling, etc).
High School or GED
Must be able to read, write, and comprehend the English language; follow simple oral and written instructions
Must be able to walk 1 ½ miles without fatigue
Must possess good sight and hearing senses
Ability to work scheduled days, evenings, or weekends, as required by the Housekeeping Manager
Must be approved by NYS DOH Criminal History Records Check
Ability to exert up to thirty pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 15 pounds of force frequently to move objects.
Ability to bend, stretch, stand, walk, push, pull, grasp, lift and perform repetitive motions. This may include moving light furniture.