The Housekeeping Associate is responsible for the day-to-day cleaning activities in resident and patient homes, patient rooms, common areas, and administrative offices within the life plan community in accordance with the company standards and current federal, state and local standards, guidelines, and regulations to ensure that patient homes and/or the life plan community are maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.RESPONSIBILITIES
- Dusts furniture, tables, window ledges, lights, beds, high pipes, and other dusting.
- Empties and cleans waste cans and replaces liners in waste cans if present.
- Cleans and polishes tables, fixtures, furnishings, and woodwork.
- Cleans, washes, and disinfects bathroom sinks, toilets, tubs, showers, and floors, and polishes chrome bathroom fixtures.
- Cleans windows and mirrors in bathrooms, entrance/exit ways, patio doors, etc.
- Cleans all floors and baseboards by disinfecting, sweeping, dust mopping, wet mopping, waxing, buffing, etc.
- Vacuums carpets and carpeted stairways.
- Cleans walls and ceilings by wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, etc.
- Ensures that work area are clean (i.e. cart, car, and/or closet for supplies) and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc. are in proper working order.
- Ensures that an adequate supply of housekeeping and cleaning supplies are maintained.
Quality, Compliance, and Risk Management
- Ensures that established quality assurance, infection control, and universal precaution practices are maintained when performing housekeeping procedures.
- For community employees, reports any damage or repairs to facilities, supplies, or equipment needing done to the supervisor.
- Willingly and consistently shares observations and insights of departmental operations that may improve quality and efficiencies of department.
- Attends all-employee and departmental meetings and in-service training as scheduled or as directed.
Customer Relations and Service Delivery
- Listens and responds to resident, patient, and staff member needs.
- Honors resident and patient personal and property rights when performing housekeeping duties.
Administration and Reporting
- Maintains current and accurate records through use of computers and/or other documentation in accordance with company standards and federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations.
All other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS
- High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
- One year of housekeeping experience preferred. On-the-job training provided.
- Knowledge of cleaning and general housekeeping methods and equipment preferred.
- Knowledge with care of various types of floors and the respective appropriate cleaning materials and equipment to use preferred.
- Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber is Central Ohio’s premier life plan community located at the edge of Victorian Village. Services include long-term nursing care, memory care, short-term rehabilitation, outpatient therapy and assisted living. The campus also offers independent living apartments. Most importantly, we’re a company that:
- chooses to operate as a faith-based, not-for-profit organization
- makes its mission the heart of our organization
- has a reputation for consistently exceeding the needs and expectations of those we serve
- provides an engaging, team-oriented workplace dedicated to career, family and faith
- commits to recognizing our employees for a job well done
We’re looking for people who:
- have a passion for helping people, solving problems and contributing to a positive work environment
- are excited about bringing their personal standards and ideals to work each day
- understand that HOW you do your job is just as important as WHAT you do in your job
Why work at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber?
Our residents and employees have access to a fitness center, casual bistro and The Crossings restaurant. Depending on an employee’s status, they may benefit from:
- competitive wages
- affordable medical, dental, and vision insurance
- 403b retirement savings
- paid time off
- training, continuing education, and education assistance
- pay advances up to $500
- free meals/meal allowance
- the latest technology
- unlimited career opportunities
- and much more!
Who is Ohio Living?
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio Living is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit, multi-site senior living organizations. Since its founding in 1922, Ohio Living has defined the highest standards of quality of life for adults through its 12 life plan communities and Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice in 50 Ohio counties.
Our mission is to provide adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of
physical, mental and spiritual well-being consistent with the Christian Gospel.
Our Values:Care Integrity Customer ServiceInnovation Financial Stewardship Leadership