Housekeeper

  • 142013 Westminster Village Inc
  • Bloomington, Illinois
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Description:

SUMMARY

Provides a sanitary, safe and comfortable environment in which health care is given. To maintain standards which will prevent the development and transmission of infection and contain safety preventive practices.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Empty and clean trash.
  • Clean and fill soap dispensers.
  • Clean countertops, mirrors, sinks, toilet bowls and tanks.
  • Clean up spills in refrigerator.
  • Clean all tabletops, sides and legs.
  • Clean all chairs.
  • Spot clean walls.
  • Feather dust vents, fans, and ceiling corners.
  • Dust lights, windows sills, chests of drawers, tables, heat pump cabinet, baseboard heaters, chair's, fixtures, blinds and any other surface needing dusting.
  • Vacuum carpet in rooms, lounges, entry ways, hallways and offices.
  • Disinfect handrails in hallways.
  • Disinfect beds, bed rails, tub and shower walls.
  • Water plants and throw away dead flowers and stems.
  • Familiarize oneself with location and use of firefighting equipment, alarms and disaster procedures.
  • Attend educational meetings planned for this position.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to comply with HIPPA guidelines and regulations.
  • Possess a positive attitude when dealing with all personality types.
  • Ability to professionally interact and work well with residents, family members of residents and fellow employees.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Must be sensitive to residents needs and must be able to cope with changes in work routine.


Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred. Housekeeping experience preferred.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with stead force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive Motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

VISUAL DEMANDS

  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general labor, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures ( i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

  • The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
  • The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
  • The worker is subject to atmosphere conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • The worker is exposed to infectious diseases.


PHYSICAL STRENGTH

  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


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