Housekeeping

Job Description

St. Ann's Residence
Job Description

Job Title: Housekeeping
Department: Housekeeping
Reports To: Executive Housekeeper
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Summary Cleans rooms, halls, and social areas in St. Ann's Residence by performing the duties listed below and personal laundry of residents.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reports to the Supervisor's office each morning for assignment of the daily duties.

Cleaning of Apartments
General cleaning in assigned East or West Wing apartments, as follows: Monday- 6th floor; Tuesday- 5th floor; Wednesday- 4th floor; Thursday- 3rd floor; and Friday- 2nd and 1st floors. It is expected that Room Cleaners be able to clean at least 15 apartments per day.

Make beds- change linens and make up beds in all assigned apartments. Mattresses are flipped once every month and documented in the record book. Pillow protectors will be changed at this time also. When an incontinence issue is noted, mattress will be cleaned and let to dry. A plastic sheet will be put on the mattress. This is very important to help keep mattresses in a good usable condition. If the plastic sheet is not wanted by the resident, the Executive Housekeeper will explain to the resident that if they ruin the mattress, they will be charged for it.

Clean Bathrooms- wash sink, tub, shower, toilet, mirror, and fixtures. Any spots on the shower doors or tiles should be washed off. Floors should be cleaned.

Vacuuming: vacuum the main room. Once a month, all furniture will be moved and vacuumed under, this includes the bed. This will also be documented in the record book.

Dust or wipe clean all areas of every apartment. Remove any fruit or garbage that is accumulating. Also take out newspapers when they are starting to pile up.

Personal Laundry
Wash, dry and fold resident’s personal laundry per master daily roster. Iron laundry as requested by resident. Retrieve and return laundry promptly. Put away laundry as indicated on daily roster.

The following duties are to be done during the loads of laundry: Trash removal per daily roster (Remove any fruit or garbage that is accumulating. Also take out newspapers when they are starting to pile up. Check refrigerators for expired food). Dusting per daily roster.

Other Duties
Assist other housekeeping staff to prepare rooms for carpet shampooing as needed.

When finished with individual duties will assist team mates or report to supervisor for further instructions.

Documentation and reporting of any changes in either the resident themselves or the apartment condition.

Education and/or Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is required to use both hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, push, pull, carry; and climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the Executive Housekeeper or other management. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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St. Anns Residence

St. Ann's is an assisted living community in Duluth, MN.

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