Housekeeping Aide

Garnett Place Retirement Community

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare

JOB SUMMARY:
Cleaning of all residents’ apartments, doing laundry, and cleaning all common areas in the Community.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Deliver weekly housekeeping services and any additional services requested on the residents’ ISPs.
  • Be responsible for resident and community laundry.
  • Be responsible for requisition, inventory, and storage of supplies.
  • Use personal protective equipment, as required.
  • Must be able to use housekeeping and laundry chemicals.
  • Maintain building cleanliness in all areas.
  • Be aware of any unsafe conditions and report them to the Manager immediately.
  • Write up work orders when maintenance needs arise.
  • Respond to smoke and fire alarm systems.
  • Answer telephone promptly and courteously.
  • Share ideas and comments you feel would benefit the Community.
  • Follow all Policies & Procedures and the Employee Handbook.
  • Start Blueprint Form, as needed, and give to Marketer for follow up.
  • Be a part of the safety team and committees as requested.
  • Attend bi-weekly in-services and all mandatory meetings.
  • Use proper body mechanics when lifting or pushing.
  • Uphold confidentiality and Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
  • Comply with all state regulations as they apply to Assisted Living.
  • Complete incident report forms as necessary for residents, self, or co-workers.
  • Use OSHA safety precautions.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Able to lift between 40 and 50 lbs up to 40 inches
  • Able to push the housekeeping cart
  • Prolonged standing and walking
  • Good communication skills
  • Listening skills
  • Commitment to the elderly
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Calm, friendly demeanor
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Compassionate
  • Willingness to accept supervision
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING:
  • High school diploma or GED
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience working with the elderly
Job Type: Full-time

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Housekeeping Aide

Garnett Place Retirement Community

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Job ID: 69380

Posted 24 days ago

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