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Trinity Health Housekeeping Aide Contingent in Muskegon, Michigan

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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission, Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity Health and Trinity Senior Living Communities in behaviors, practices, and decisions. Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) Sanctuary Values to all internal and external customers (residents, visitors, volunteers, and associates.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, propagating a calm environment throughout the community. Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within TSLC. Follow established safety precautions, including fire safety, when performing tasks, using equipment and supplies. Ensure assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable, sanitary and attractive manner. Ensure established infection control and universal precautions practices are maintained when performing environmental services procedures. Ensure adequate supplies are available and maintained in order to perform daily tasks. Ensure equipment and supplies are cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift. Report extinguished light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, room call lights, malfunctions, breakdowns, etc., to your supervisor/designee as soon as practical. Change and install light bulbs as needed. Clean and polish the community including windows and mirrors, walls and ceilings, furnishings, fixtures, ledges, room heating and cooling units and floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping. Floor care including stripping, waxing, buffing, vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing and disinfecting, etc., daily. May be required to paint and refinish the community and its furnishings and fixtures as assigned. Respect resident rights, including maintaining the confidentiality of all resident care information, knocking before entering a resident's room, honoring the residents' personal and property rights, informing the resident when it is necessary to move his/her personal possessions during cleaning procedures and reporting complaints of missing property to your Director. Complete deep thorough clean of entire room as needed including prior to admission or after discharge, Attend and participate in scheduled training, in-service training, mandatory annual in-service training and educational classes as required/needed. Report occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, and hazardous chemicals in accordance with the community policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFACTIONS

High School Diploma or equivalent. Previous experience working in long-term care or with the geriatric population preferred. Must possess superior customer service skills and professionalism. Must possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt to ongoing change and work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment. Possesses interpersonal and relationship building skills to work in a cross-functional team as well as the ability to work with residents based on their cognitive ability. Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level. Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision making abilities. Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures of the organization.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIRMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work parameters. Must be able to see, hear and smell or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Primarily works inside with frequent kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, sitting, walking, bending and lifting. Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift a minimum of 25 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet and be able to push, pull, move and or carry such weight a minimum distance of 10 feet. May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents in emergency situations.

  • Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place.

  • Physical agility, that includes ability to maneuver body while in place.

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers.

  • Coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot.

Must possess the above ability with or without the use of prosthetics that will enable adequate functionality so that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Subject to exposure to noise, infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc. including TB, HIV, HEP B viruses. May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals. Must be able to speak, read and write the English language in an understandable manner. Must be able to relate to and work with ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset and at times hostile individuals within the community. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the work place. Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position. Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this community, which include a medical and physical examination. May be required to work beyond normal working hours, on weekends and other positions temporarily when necessary and may be subject to call back during emergency conditions. May be required to work on shifts other then those which originally hired.

I have read this job description and fully understand the requirements set forth therein. I hereby accept the position of Environmental Support Assistant and agree to perform the identified essential functions in a safe manner and in accordance with the community’s established policy and procedures. I understand as a result of my employment, I may be exposed to blood, body fluids, infectious diseases, air contaminants, and hazardous chemicals and the community will provide me instruction on how to prevent and control such exposures. I further understand I may also be exposed to Hepatitis B Virus and that the community will make available to me, free of charge, the Hepatitis B Vaccination.


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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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