Housekeeping Associate - ALF

US-PA-Pittsburgh
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1631
# of Openings
2
Category
Other
Type
PT (Part-Time) = Eligible for Dental and Voluntary products (employee works between 15-29 hours per week)

Overview

Juniper Village is dedicated to nurturing the spirit of life in each individual whose life we touch so that we may all live fully throughout all seasons of life.  We do this by encouraging an active body, an engaged mind and a fulfilled spirit.

 

Juniper Village owns and operates assisted living and skilled care communities in four regions across the country.  The company’s operations are designed and managed to provide the finest quality personal service and exceptional care to foster healthy and independent lives for those who live and work in our communities. The company’s team of experienced committed individuals is deeply committed to achieving the company’s mission and balancing quality in service, program and environment with financial stability and prosperity.         Together, we nurture the spirit of life.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance to Juniper Village philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the Environmental Services Department.
  • Follow specific cleaning and laundry procedures as outlined in the Environmental Services Manual.
  • Clean public areas, rest rooms, offices, corridors, and other communal areas as directed.
  • Clean floors utilizing proper operation of floor cleaning equipment.
  • Ensure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when performing housekeeping and laundry procedures.
  • Ensure that proper procedures are followed for the disposal of all personal protective equipment.
  • Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
  • Keep work/assignment areas free of hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Dispose of trash and bio-hazardous waste daily and in accordance with established sanitation procedures.
  • Ensure that all equipment is cleaned and stored properly.
  • Report any broken or damaged equipment to your supervisor.
  • Distributes needed supplies.
  • Conducts inventory of supplies as directed.
  • Performs set-up and takedown functions of meetings and special events.

Qualifications

  • A High School Diploma.
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community.
  • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs and all required meetings.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
  • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
  • Performs job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, ergonomics, repetitive tasks, infection control, etc.
  • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Performs other duties as required.

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