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Housekeeper

  • Job ID: 020217448
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Avalon Springs
  • Department: Housekeeping
  • Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.

 

Performs the daily functions of the housekeeping department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations governing the facility and facility procedures to assure that the facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner

Responsibilities:

  • Follows established policies and procedures of the housekeeping department.
  • Collects all trash and refuse from patient/resident areas daily and stores in a manner to make it inaccessible to insects and rodents.
  • Reports all incidents/accidents immediately.
  • Assures that all resident rooms and furnishings are visibly as well as antiseptically clean.
  • Maintains all cleaning supplies and toxic materials in labeled containers under safe and sanitary conditions, out of the reach of residents and visitors.
  • Assists others in lifting heavy equipment, supplies, etc. as directed or requested.
  • Reports any suspected or known resident abuse to Director of Nursing or Administrator immediately.
  • Reports burned-out light bulbs, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, room-call lights, etc., immediately.
  • Cleans and makes sanitary all bathrooms, residents? rooms, public areas, offices and service areas.
  • Maintains carts and cleaning equipment in a clean working condition. Reports any malfunctions immediately.
  • Provides a clean and sanitary environment for the well being of the residents, visitors and staff.
  • Maintains good housekeeping and sanitation standards at all times.
  • Follows established fire safety policies and procedures.
  • Attends departmental and staff meetings and all mandatory inservices.
  • Prevents the development and transmission of infections, by following the infection control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains the facility by assuring its contents are free from dust, dirt, debris and noxious odors.
  • Performs terminal cleaning procedures, as instructed, when residents are discharged and/or transferred.
  • Maintains all floors are clean and free from spillage; and uses non-skid wax on all waxed floors.
  • Maintains all rooms and corridors in a clean, safe and orderly condition. Assures that all rooms are properly ventilated to prevent condensation, mold growth and noxious odors.
  • Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe work environment. Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practices.
  • Cleans walls, ceilings, doors, windows and screens on a rotating schedule.
  • Assures that work/cleaning schedules are followed.
  • Follows established safety precautions when performing tasks and using equipment and supplies. Reports all hazardous conditions or equipment immediately.
  • Assures work/assignment areas free of hazardous objects, such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.

 

Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent preferred

Previous housekeeping experience preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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