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Housekeeping Staff (Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19)

Company: Peak Healthcare at Fox Chase
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Department: Environmental ServicesReports to: Environmental Services DirectorFLSA Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Summary:Clean resident rooms and other interior and exterior facility areas under the supervision of the Environmental Services Director. Assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.
Environment:Work will be performed primarily indoors at a long-term healthcare facility, throughout all areas, including in resident rooms, and on carpeted and/or tiled floors. Work will also be performed routinely around other co-workers, healthcare staff, residents, and guests. Due to the nature of facility's business, worker may be exposed to occasional slippery floors, object on floors, chemicals, sharp objects, hazardous materials and waste (including human), blood borne pathogens, and communicable diseases, as well as high-stress medical and/or life threatening situations.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below, and be able to work in the described environment.
  • Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.
  • Assist in maintaining a facility that is neat in appearance and odor free at all times.
  • Follow a regular schedule of all daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal, and annual cleaning requirements.
  • Clean (including vacuuming, wiping, mopping, polishing, etc.) rooms, offices, and common areas; polish and straighten items; confirm residents' rooms are safe, comfortable, and maintained in an attractive manner and residents' personal items are safeguarded.
    • Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.
    • Dispose of garbage daily in accordance with facility established sanitation procedures.
    • Clean up spills, soiled areas, and other conditions as observed or directed.
    • Follow special cleaning schedule such as windows, walls, curtains, stripping floors, washing beds, etc.
    • Maintain a cleaning cart fully equipped with needed supplies.
      • Assist with transferring residents' belongings, (bed, furniture, etc.) from one room to another.
      • Extensive cleaning of the resident's room upon discharge or death of a resident.
      • Report any damage of walls, floors, furniture, equipment etc. to supervisor.
      • Pick up cleaning supplies for next day's work at the end of the shift.
      • Follow cleaning schedules as outlined in Housekeeping Policies and Procedures.
        • Maintain work area free of hazardous conditions, i.e., spills, excessive supplies, equipment, etc.
        • Maintain work and storage areas in a clean, neat, sanitary and safe condition.
        • Properly clean and store all equipment and supplies.
        • Other special projects and duties, as assigned.
          Job Requirements:
          • High school diploma or GED required or equivalent related work experience.

Keywords: Peak Healthcare at Fox Chase, Silver Spring , Housekeeping Staff (Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19), Hospitality & Tourism , Silver Spring, Maryland

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