Housekeeper (2405)

US-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2017-2405
Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley
Type
POOL
Category
Housekeeping

Overview

Do you aspire to enhance the lives of others while enjoying a positive work environment?

 

Wesley Enhanced Living (WEL) is dedicated to making a compelling difference in the lives of our residents through providing excellence and innovation in aging services. If you are looking for an inspiring and rewarding workplace, Wesley Enhanced Living is a great place to be!

 

Wesley Enhanced Living is a retirement community providing Independent Living, Personal Care, and Skilled Nursing services to senior adults. We are seeking individuals whose values align with Wesley Enhanced Living’s values of Grace, Honor, and Integrity. Ideal candidates will be:

 

  • Kind and Compassionate
  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • Committed to Moral and Ethical Principles
  • Driven to Provide Enhanced Living to Our Residents

 

Wesley Enhanced Living is working to set a new paradigm in aging services by always doing the right thing and we need YOU to help us discover new ways to achieve this goal.

 

Discover the Art of Living and Working WEL

 

Responsibilities

The Housekeeper must provide a clean, sanitary, comfortable, orderly, and satisfying surroundings for the residents, employees, and public. The housekeeper promotes sanitary conditions which prevent the spread of infection and odors. The Housekeeper may be required to perform tasks, which involve exposure to visible blood contamination or reasonably anticipated blood contamination. The Housekeeper must follow the required procedures for handling, cleaning, disposing, or moving of objects/materials and/or the clean-up of blood, infectious materials, or body fluids containing blood in accordance with the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogen Standard and Wesley Enhanced Living Company’s Exposure Control Plan for Blood-born Pathogens.

 

Housekeeper essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Operates various cleaning equipment including but not limited to vacuums, mops, brooms and dust pans.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the equipment that will be used. This includes but is not limited to rinsing out any type of floor cleaner/extractor at the end of shift and replacing vacuum cleaner bags as needed.
  • Reports any equipment/mechanical problems to manager/supervisor.
  • Restocks housekeeping cart at the end of shift for next day’s shift.
  • Maintains facility in a sanitary and infection-free condition through washing, cleaning and replacement of equipment and furnishings.
  • Requires working in damp, dusty and dirty areas.
  • Will clean up human waste and other body fluids as required and in accordance with the OSHA Blood-borne Pathogen policies and procedures for handling and disposal.
  • Responsible for disposal of trash, waste, and other disposable materials.
  • Will comply with all State and Federal regulations such as OSHA, EPA, when handling various cleaning solvents and chemicals.
  • Damp dust furniture, light fixtures, window sills, etc.
  • Empty trash containers daily.
  • Wet mop floors in all residents’ rooms and bathrooms. Damp mop all corridor floors, lobby, dining areas, and others daily. Clean mirrors, tubs, and showers.
  • Cleaning of Resident and Public bathrooms daily. Restock all bathroom products.
  • Check all vacant rooms daily to keep fresh.
  • Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, beds needing repair, etc.).
  • Check entire area for spills, leaks and water periodically, especially in residents’ bathrooms.
  • Follow procedures on proper use of germicidal solutions to clean, as learned in WEL housekeeper's training program.
  • Use safety precautions and Personal Protective Equipment as needed in all housekeeping services.
  • Maintain cleaning schedule prepared by Housekeeping Supervisor
  • Notify supervisor of any issues or concerns regarding employment, job requirements, safety issues, resident concerns, etc.
  • Housekeepers are Essential Personnel and as such may be required to work in the event of severe weather events as outlined in the Employee hand book.

Qualifications

Related Experience: Previous housekeeping in personal care or hospital experience a plus. Must possess a basic knowledge of housekeeping and cleaning supplies

 

Education or Degree Requirement: High School Diploma

 

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations: Valid Drivers License

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

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