Homewood at Spring House Estates 150 Victoria Avenue
Feb 28, 2019
Variable days and evenings. Homewood, a leader since 1932 in providing care and services within a continuing care retirement community, is looking for individuals who wish to exhibit compassion and kindness in their daily work, and are ready to serve. We embrace a fun, team-oriented atmosphere. Through teamwork, we become more creative, find solutions, enjoy our work and build relationships. It all adds up to exceptional job satisfaction and stability. You too can discover the satisfaction of knowing that your work can make a difference in your life and in the lives of people around you. JOB SUMMARY:: Provides a clean, orderly and safe living environment throughout the facility. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:: * Treats all information about residents, their condition, and family as confidential information. * Complies with established Corporate and Departmental policies and procedures, and maintains established standards and practices. * Responsible for proper operations and cleaning of housekeeping equipment in a safe manner. * Performs housekeeping functions in accordance with the Infection Control Program and understands the Right To Know Program. * Performs general daily cleaning (dusting, mopping, sterilizing, disinfecting, sweeping, etc.) in assigned work areas. * Keeps assigned areas furnished with supplies. * Assists in moving resident’s furniture and personal belongings. * Keeps furniture in an orderly and neat arrangement. * Performs other functions as directed by the supervisor QUALIFICATIONS:: * High school diploma or equivalent preferred. * Ability to understand and follow oral and printed instructions. * High degree of personal hygiene and cleanliness. * Ability to do repeated pushing and pulling of sweepers and housekeeping carts, and lifting or carrying a minimum of 40 pounds throughout an eight hour shift. * Ability to stand, walk, stoop, twist and turn frequently throughout the course of an eight hour shift * Operates housekeeping and laundry machines, i.e., floor machines, wet vacs, washer, dryer, etc. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:: Must be able to constantly work on their feet during an 8 hour shift, bend, stoop, twist and turn constantly throughout the shift in performing regular duties. Must be able to lift buckets of water, full trash bags, boxes of cleaning supplies and the like. Must be able to handle the frequent motions and repeated pushing and pulling involved in using electric floor equipment, wet mops, large brooms, cleaning carts with buckets of water on them, etc. Must be able to lift and transfer a minimum of 40 pounds to do these functions.