Environmental Services

Christian Care Center of Memphis Memphis, TN

Floor SpecialistFull and Part Time Available - Weekdays and Weekends

JOB SUMMARY:

Assist in maintaining a clean, sanitary and orderly facility through the routine performance of a variety of environmental services tasks.

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

* Some knowledge of housekeeping methods, supplies and equipment.

* Follows verbal and written instructions.

* Sincere desire to work with elders and others who have a limited capacity for self-care.

* Mental and physical capacity to perform the essential job functions with or without accommodations.

* Work with and provide care to individuals of a wide range of personality types and maturity levels.

* Willing to address each Resident by his/her preferred name and to learn and enforce the Residents' Rights, rules and regulations.

* Demonstrate creative initiative and mature judgment in making competent decisions.

* Consistently maintain courteous, empathic, and professional attitude.

* Maintains confidentiality of all activities and persons.

* Maintain a professional appearance at all times.

* Communicate and comprehend orally and in writing to effectively receive and share information as necessary to perform job duties.

* Transportation accessible to enable flexibility of work schedule.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Perform routine tasks such as, clean and service Residents' rooms, baths, lavatories, offices and other general use areas, according to Policy and Procedures.

* Arrange or re-arrange furniture and equipment as required.

* Accept change in a positive and productive manner.

* Ability to commute to and from work on a regular, dependable basis.

* Maintain clean attractive floors: mop, dust mop, scrub, strip, wax, buff or vacuum as indicated or instructed.

* Maintain adequate hand-washing and toilet supplies in all assigned areas.

* Ability to be economical with use of supplies and equipment in the housekeeping department.

* Monitor, restock and maintain housekeeping supplies and equipment as needed.

* Maintain equipment in a clean and well-functioning manner, and stored in secure area.

* Minimizes liability concerns by following standardized work methods, and be particularly attentive to safety precautions.

* Adhere to departmental policies and procedures.

* Perform daily assignments correctly and completely to meet established standards.

* Report or correct all unsafe/hazardous conditions by cleaning puddles expediently, using signs and verbal cautions to help Residents avoid accidental falls.

* Replace light bulbs as necessary to maintain visibility in all Resident areas.

* Report malfunctioning equipment, broken furniture, etc. to supervisor.

* Keep corridors clear of items that obstruct flow of traffic.

* Keep electrical cords and other obstacles out of traffic mainstream.

* Preserve dignity and individuality and independence by always referring to Resident by his/her preferred title.

* Knock before entering Resident room and do not interrupt Resident unnecessarily.

* Allows verbalization of complaints or dissatisfaction within the housekeeping department.

* Report any situations or individuals not respecting Residents' Rights to the Administrator, or Director of Nursing.

* Comply and maintain correct isolation procedures as ordered by physician.

* Follow disease specific techniques as posted on Residents' door.

* Especially ascertain that contaminated waste and linens are bagged and labeled properly.

* Perform terminal cleaning when isolation is ended.

* Adjusts workload to accommodate unscheduled requests expediently.

* Demonstrate ability to effectively resume routine tasks after unscheduled interruptions.

* Place priority on common resident areas and situations that could jeopardize the safety of others.

This facility is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.