JEA Senior Living Housekeeper - Full-Time in Dardenne Prairie, Missouri

Purpose::

To maintain assigned areas in a clean, sanitary, safe, orderly and attractive manner in accordance with established procedures and as directed by supervisor; assure that the highest degree of cleanliness and sanitation is maintained at all times.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements::

  • Must be able to read, write and follow verbal and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job.
  • Ability to remain calm under stressful conditions and make decisions
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, community officials, State officials, and general public.
  • Must have compassion for, and desire to work with, the elderly and understand their needs
  • Must be able to work full or part time on a regular schedule, and on-call as needed.
  • Must meet all state health requirements
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation. Essential Functions::

  • Follow cleaning schedule and instructions as directed by supervisor, including resident rooms, offices and public areas.

  • Sweep and vacuum all assigned areas
  • Clean and/or polish all room furnishings, fixtures, ledges, heating/air conditioning units in resident rooms and all public areas.
  • Clean windows and mirrors in resident rooms and all public areas.
  • Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing.
  • Clean all hallways, stairways and elevators as necessary.
  • Empty all wastebaskets.
  • Submit maintenance work orders of general maintenance concerns and/or problems to Maintenance Director or Administrator.
  • Report to supervisor any unsafe/hazardous conditions within the community and any needed repairs to housekeeping or other facility equipment.
  • Clean and check model rooms and work in concert with admissions to insure that all incoming residents’ rooms are cleaned and ready for move-in.
  • Clean the employee break room when necessary.
  • Check and refill all paper towel and soap dispensers as necessary.
  • Assist with laundry duties as directed or as needed including, but not limited to linens, towels, and resident personal laundry.
  • Follow soiled and clean laundry protocol as directed by supervisor.
  • Provide inventory of chemicals, supplies, linens as required.
  • Log water or heat temperatures as required or requested.
  • Follow infection control and universal precautions policy.
  • Attend in-services and staff meetings as requested.
  • Keep janitor closets and housekeeping supply rooms clean and orderly.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor or Administrator.
  • Clean exterior windows, patios, or other outside areas as requested or assigned.