On Call Housekeeper

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. Tallahassee, FL
Key Responsibilities

At this time, we are seeking a Housekeeper to join our team!

Responsibilities

* Performs housekeeping duties in the resident apartments and common areas of the community.

* Cleans (dust, dry mop, wet mop, sanitize, scrub) assigned resident apartments and common areas daily according to facility procedures.

* Disposes of trash and waste, other materials in a safe manner.

* Maintains par levels of supplies and assists with ordering of products.

* Washes and folds laundry. Distributes clean linens and towels. Maintains a stocked cleaning cart with needed items.

* Demonstrates knowledge of and respect for the rights, dignity and individuality of each resident in all interactions.

* Appreciates the importance of maintaining confidentiality of resident and facility information.

* Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times in the care and use of resident and facility property.

* Able to understand and to follow written and verbal directions.

* Understand proper use of community equipment.

* Able effectively to communicate with the staff members and residents through verbal and/or written means.

* Sufficient mobility and strength to move freely through the building and to assist transfer or otherwise move residents of facility.

Qualifications

* High school diploma/GED preferred.

* Must be able to communicate effectively (written and oral form) in a care setting with residents, families, staff.

* Must be able to climb, bend, lift, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, reach and carry, stand for extended periods of time and may be required to move furniture.

* Able to respond productively and to handle additional tasks/projects as assigned.

* Ability to detect odors and see spots and spills.

* Ability to move housekeeping cart with cleaning equipment.

* Passion for caring for elderly.

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