Advantage Living Center Armada Village Housekeeping/Aide in Armada, Michigan
The Housekeeper/Aide provides cleaning services to provide a safe, sanitary, comfortable and homelike environment for residents, staff and the public. Housekeeping services provided are maintained in accordance with facility policies and procedures and consistent with state and federal laws and regulations to maintain an environment that enhances the quality of life for residents.
High School diploma or its equivalent required.
Experience working in a healthcare environment in Environmental Services preferred.
Friendly attitude and excellent communication skills required.
Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary care setting with residents, families, and staff members.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Advantage Living Centers expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork, exemplify the values of CARING (Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Nimbleness and Generosity and uphold the pursuit of creating a person-centered culture for Residents and Team Members. To perform this job successfully, an individual must also be able to perform each key function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the key functions.
Cleans (dust, dry mop, wet mop, sanitize, scrub) assigned resident rooms, bathrooms and common areas daily according to facility procedures. Respects resident’s privacy and preferences about room arrangement, personal items. Knocks before entering resident rooms and bathrooms.
Cleans walls ceilings, windows, mirrors, and waxed floors according to department procedures and cleaning schedules.
Takes appropriate actions to secure housekeeping supplies out of reach of residents sat all times.
Disposes of trash and waste, including biohazardous waste and other materials that require special handling, only in accordance with facility policies and procedures.
Posts signs indicating safety hazard any time housekeeping activities pose environmental hazards to staff, residents, visitors or others in the facility.
Uses personal protective equipment when at risk of exposure to blood or other potentially hazardous body fluids and all other times indicated by facility policies and procedures.
Complies with all safety instructions and procedures when using chemical substances. Refers to labels and Material Safety Data Sheets for instructions. Keeps all chemicals and cleaning supplies in their original containers. Asks supervisor for assistance if unsure of proper handling techniques.
Monitors and reports all evidence of rodents or pests to supervisor.
Communicates with Director of Housekeeping & Laundry with preparation for state inspections. Attends survey training and interacts with state surveyors as instructed by immediate supervisor.
Reports injury to self or others to supervisor immediately.
Attends in-service education programs as assigned. Applies information to job tasks.
Monitors workplace for safety and fire hazards and corrects or reports potential problems. Director of Environmental Services promptly.
Participate in fare and disaster drills. In the event of an emergency, carries out assigned duties to assure resident safety.
All other housekeeping duties as assigned.