Housekeeper

Asbury Communities

Tulsa,OK

10/16/2019

An Asbury Community, Inverness Village is a leading Continuing Care Retirement Community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Asbury network of residences is a vibrant community that has been creating career opportunities since 1926, and we re always growing stronger. Asbury is committed to enhancing the lives of adults age 55 plus. If a career providing compassionate care and service to older adults, appeals to you, we encourage you to explore employment opportunities with us.

We are currently seeking a dedicated full time Housekeeper in our Housekeeping department. Responsibilities include providing housekeeping services to our residents in a caring and professional manner. Six (6) months experience working in housekeeping is preferred.

Hours for this position are as follows:

  • 7:45am - 4:15pm
  • Must be available to work Tuesday-Saturday

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that work/cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.

  • Cleans and sanitizes public restrooms and residents bathrooms, including cleaning, washing, and sanitizing and/or polishing bathroom fixtures.

  • Cleans/polishes furnishing, fixtures, ledges, room heating/cooling units, etc., in resident rooms, recreational areas, etc., daily as instructed.

  • Cleans windows/mirrors in resident rooms, recreational areas, bathrooms and entrance/exit ways.

  • Cleans floors to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc.

  • Cleans carpets to include vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing and disinfecting.

  • Cleans walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, etc.

  • Removes dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions.

  • Packs and unpacks resident belongings in order to replace carpet, etc.

  • Discards waste/trash into proper containers and relines trash receptacle.

  • Reports all accidents/incidents to supervisor.

  • Ensures that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times.

  • Discards infectious wastes into appropriate containers.

  • Coordinates daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.

  • Performs isolation cleaning procedures in accordance with established infection control procedures.

  • Follows established safety regulations, to include fire protection/prevention, smoking regulations, infection control, use of labels & MSDSs, hand washing procedures, etc.

  • Adheres to Standards of Attendance.

  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Experience:

  • Minimum six (6) months housekeeping experience preferred.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

Specific Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies / personnel and the general public.

  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

  • Must be able to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position, including possible frequent interruptions during the work day.

  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of this facility.

  • Must be able to safely operate equipment necessary for position.

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

  • Must be able to maintain a rapport with the residents and their families.

  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.

  • Must be able to cooperate and work effectively with other team members.

  • Must be able to work on feet throughout the work day, walking and bending.

  • Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift objects repeatedly.

  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 25 lbs. unassisted throughout shift.

Working Conditions:

  • Will work in all areas of the facility.

  • May be occasionally uncomfortable too hot or too cool in residents suites/apartments/rooms. May be required to work in crowded areas in a stooped position and climb ladders, as required.

  • Will perform several tasks at one time during working hours.

  • Is subject to frequent interruptions and may need to reschedule cleaning activities.

  • May be required to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary, on shifts other than the one for which hired, and subject to call-back during emergency conditions (e.g. severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.).

  • May be subject to exposure to infectious waste, disease conditions (e.g. TB, AIDS, Hepatitis B Virus, etc.) and hazardous chemicals

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