Bourne Manor Extended Care Facility Housekepper in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
The primary purpose of this position is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Director of Environmental Services. Responsibilities: Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned. Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments. Clean/polish furnishings, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc., in resident and recreational areas, etc., as instructed. Clean, wash, sanitize, and/or polish bathroom fixtures. Ensure that water marks are removed from fixtures. Clean windows/mirrors in resident rooms, recreational areas, bathrooms, and entrance/exit ways. Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. Clean carpets, to include vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting. Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, deodorizing, etc. Remove dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions. Clean hallways, stairways, and elevators. Discard waste/trash into proper containers and reline trash receptacle with plastic liner. Clean vacant rooms as assigned. Ensure that areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times. Assure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner. JOB REQUIREMENTS Must possess, as a minimum, a high school education. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public. Must be willing to work harmoniously with other personnel as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions concerning the mixing of cleaning compounds, liquids, disinfecting solutions, etc.