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Housekeeping Aide - Full Time in Hollywood, FL at Avante

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

To perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards as may be directed by the Housekeeping/Laundry Services Supervisor and/or the Administrator to ensure the facility is maintained in a clean, safe and comfortable manner.

Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions and specific tasks as assigned; clean, wash, polish, sanitize, deodorize and disinfect all areas and items in the facility including furnishings, fixtures, ashtrays, trash bins, windows, mirrors, floors, carpets, walls, ceilings, that work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable and attractive manner, clearly marked with caution or safety signs as required; ensure work areas are free of all hazardous objects and that all equipment, tools and supplies are properly stored at all times; ensure all established Universal Precautions and infection control, isolation, fire, safety and sanitation practices and procedures are maintained and followed when performing housekeeping duties; and, promptly report all hazardous conditions and equipment to the Housekeeping/Laundry Services Supervisor and/or the Administrator.

Maintain resident confidentiality; treat residents with kindness, dignity and respect; and, know and comply with Residents’ Rights rules. Ability to communicate with residents and personnel and ability to remain calm under stress.

Ensure that work and cleaning schedules are followed; report all incidents and accidents to the Director of Housekeeping and Laundry Services; and, coordinate daily housekeeping services with other departments when performing routine laundry assignments.

Attend and participate in orientation, training, in-service educational activities and staff meetings and participate and assist in departmental studies and projects as assigned.

Ensure that equipment, work and supply carts are properly cleaned and stored; ensure that an adequate level of housekeeping and linen supplies is maintained at all times and advise the Director of Housekeeping and Laundry Services of supply needs; ensure that all lighting is in proper working order at all times; and, assist others in lifting heavy equipment, supplies or articles as requested.

This opening is for Mon - Fri and Weekends, shift Varies. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Must speak and understand English;
  • Positive attitude toward the elderly.
  • Must be a High School Graduate.
  • Previous experience in Long Term Care preferred.
  • Ability to read and write in English, ability to communicate with personnel and ability to understand and follow training and in-service education.