720 Housekeeping Aide Ft Knox
Professional Contract Services Inc

Fort Knox, Kentucky

Posted in Recruitment Consultancy
about 1 month ago


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Job Info


This position will report to the:

Supervisor

located in:

Ireland, KY-Site 720

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Perform a variety of routine, unskilled and semi-skilled housekeeping work while maintaining the assigned location(s) clean.
  • Perform all duties assigned in accordance with standard cleaning procedures of the American Hospital Association and the Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations.
  • Mix water and chemicals to create solutions used for daily cleaning according to Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
  • Clean rooms, hallways, walls, floors, stairways and landings of hallways in assigned areas.
  • Sweep and mop floors using mopping procedures; may occasionally operate a buffer and blower fans.
  • Clean rugs and/or vacuums carpets, upholstered furniture and draperies. May be required to use wet vacuums.
  • Move and dust furniture and equipment as needed such as chairs, knee wells, picture frames, mirrors, filing cabinets, desktops, handrails, etc.
  • Dust and wash walls, ceilings, sills, woodwork, partitions, windows, baseboards, Porcelain and stainless-steel fixtures as needed.
  • Clean (wipe down) doors, furniture, and equipment as needed to established process and procedures.
  • Stock and clean all dispensers as needed (soap, air freshener, paper towels and toilet paper).
  • Remove and transport trash, waste and recyclables to disposal areas from assigned location(s).
  • Clean blinds and hang privacy drapes or cubical curtains as required.
  • Service, clean and replenish patient rooms and restrooms as needed (occupied and unoccupied).
  • Clean wheelchairs, carts, racks, and nursing stations as assigned.

Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Prior experience working as a housekeeper or relative experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand the English Language.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to use general cleaning equipment such as a mop, broom, vacuum, duster, pail, buffer etc.
  • Ability to use general cleaning equipment as outlined in procedures to ensure proper usage and safety.
  • Must be able to read and follow proper dilution rates for cleaning chemicals provided to ensure there is no excessive use of supplies; will be required to only use what is needed and conserve cleaning supplies as appropriate.
  • Must be able to maintain assigned equipment in satisfactory and working condition.
  • Ability to climb, bend, squat, lift and carry objects ranging from 10-60 pounds. Occasionally push objects up to 100 pounds; Prolong walking up to 90%.
  • Ability to read and understand the "Safety Data Sheets" (SDS) for all chemicals and solutions used during working hours.


  • Ability to follow policies and procedures in place to perform duties assigned.
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently to complete daily tasks.
  • Ability to assist and communicate with others as needed and establish effective working relationships.
  • Ability to comply with Medicare, City, State, and Federal regulatory agency requirements.


Working Condition
  • Ability to pass criminal, drug, and driving screening.
  • Ability to work in aseptic areas as needed and be exposed to various dirt, debris, odors, chemicals, and infectious disease(s).
  • Ability to work any time or day of the week, including weekends and holidays.
  • Possess valid driver's license and maintain good driving record.
  • If required, ability to obtain and maintain security clearance and base access to assigned site(s).


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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