Clean and sanitize rooms and furnishings in assigned work area, following established policies and procedures, to maintain high standards of cleanliness and sanitation throughout the organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Reviews and prioritizes cleaning schedule for the day.
Cleans assigned area daily according to policies and procedures.
Mops, vacuums and burnish floors.
Wash mirrors, windows and ledges.
Wash walls, ceilings, doors, mopboards and light fixtures.
Clean TV's, clocks, pictures, phones, vents, registers, all furniture.
Clean stairways, elevators, refrigerators.
Clean beds, closets, over-bed tables and bedside units.
Remove soiled drapes, and hang clean drapes.
Clean toilets, bedpans, sinks and tubs.
Handles and transports garbage and linen (soiled and clean) to designated area according to policy and procedures.
Knows, understands and follows the established cleaning procedures.
Completes and documents assigned daily and annual housekeeping tasks.
Recommends equipment maintenance when needed.
Participates in and contributes to monthly department meetings.
Demonstrates organizational values in daily work.
Supports the policies and procedures of the organization and the standards of the Joint Commission as required for full accreditation.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position, as the employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.
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.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb a ladder to clean surfaces at ceiling level or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, 4’ 6” high. Occasionally pull and/or push heavy equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.