Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 1
Housekeeping Specialist usually works in an assigned area and is responsible for keeping the area clean including but limited to vacuuming, wet mopping, damp dusting and spot cleaning, and proper disposal of general trash as well as waste that may be infectious or hazardous. The
Housekeeping Specialist serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team to provide an environment that enables each Resident to reach their highest attainable state of well-being.
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Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 2
Housekeeping Specialist is self-motivated, customer service oriented professional. Housekeeping is responsible for cleanliness in all aspects of the community. Housekeeping provides a pleasant experience for all visitors to the community. Housekeeping takes pride in providing a beautiful, clean, and safe community for residents and guests.
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Clean the bathrooms, windows and blinds of apartments and common areas. Vacuum, dust, mop floors and polish furniture.
Survey and clean high touch areas regularly, sanitizing rooms, spa, and surfaces. Take out trash.
Build a rapport with residents, and respond to their needs.
Wash, dry, fold, and put away laundry.
Adhere to safety regulations regarding safe chemical handling, as well as other cleaning procedures to prevent cross-contamination.
Maintain accurate record keeping of the cleaning and laundry schedules.
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Integrity and Trust – Does what they say they will do, does not take the easy road, and does not misrepresent themselves for personal gain. Always does the right thing, even when it does not benefit themselves.
Detail Oriented – Pays attention to the smallest details in a situation, and truly cares about them. Understands the importance of all aspects of a given task, no matter how trivial they may seem. Values the importance of gathering all relevant information before making a decision.
Work Ethic – Places value on hard work and achieving goals. Takes pride in work related activities, tasks and responsibilities. Acts professionally, respectfully, and is dedicated to work. Takes accountability and responsibility for their work and work related tasks.
Passion for Seniors – Feels strongly about working with the senior population. Has a drive to go above and beyond for seniors. Typically this comes from a personal experience or prior work experience in a senior citizen setting.
Previous professional cleaning experience.
Detail oriented, dependable, and organized.
Independent worker with integrity and good judgement.
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We are looking for a professional
Housekeeping Specialist to tend to our facilities with integrity and attention to detail. Housekeeping Specialist responsibilities include checking private and public areas for tidiness. To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of sanitation regulations and good time management skills. Ultimately, you will ensure our daily housekeeping tasks are completed at a level that leaves all guests satisfied.
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This position ensures daily that highest quality standards of housekeeping are maintained for guests. Ensures cleanliness and efficient service of guest rooms and public areas, including; thorough cleaning of rooms and bathrooms, making beds, dusting, vacuuming, reporting preventative maintenance and handling of guest requests.
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Cleans rooms and bathrooms in assigned workstation performing any combination of the following tasks and duties: strips and remakes beds, rollaways and cribs; sweeps and mops floors, vacuums carpets, dusts and polishes furniture and fixtures, cleans windowsills and porches, brushes curtains, draperies and upholstered furniture; empties and cleans wastebaskets and relines with plastic liner; cleans ashtrays and plastic ice buckets; replenishes towels, bathmats, wash cloths, soap, and amenity and dresser supplies; cleans shower, bathtub, shower curtain and toilet; and restocks tissue.
Does the heavy cleaning in rooms, porches, walkways, and hallways and may be assigned cleaning duties in employee dormitories and recreation rooms and public restrooms.
Performs any combination of tasks to maintain hotel guest accommodations and public areas: picks up used linens and sorts and prepares for linen truck; receives clean linens from linen truck daily and assists in unloading; checks amounts and transfers load per required pars to the various linen closets and central linen room; picks up trash from wastebaskets or receptacles in guestrooms and hauls to trash area for compactor truck pick up; and properly stocks linen closets and housekeeping carts with needed linens, cleaning and room supplies.
Cleans rugs, carpets and upholstered furniture using vacuum cleaner, brushes, and shampooing machines. Washes and polishes floors by hand or machine.
May wash walls, woodwork and windows. May assist porters in sorting, counting, folding and carrying of linen and supplies by hand or housekeeping cart. May replace light bulbs. Leaves matches, advertising matter, glasses, stationery, etc. according to policy.
Checks room and bathroom thoroughly for working lamps, heater, leaking faucets, broken furniture, running toilet or other missing or damaged articles. Makes minor repairs when possible and reports all other findings immediately to Housekeeping Manager.
Upon completion of room, contacts Housekeeping Manager to report room as ready for occupancy. Locks door and returns all keys to Housekeeping Manager or Front Desk.
May assist with set up of rooms for conventions, sales meetings, banquets and social functions inclusive of decorations, amplifying equipment, furniture and other apparatus.
May be required to provide turn down service in the evenings.
Reports any unusual guest conduct.
Adheres to all Company policies and regulations.
Assists in other departments or with other job duties as requested or necessary.
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Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 5
To maintain assigned areas in a clean, sanitary, safe, orderly and attractive manner in accordance with established procedures and as directed by supervisor; assure that the highest degree of cleanliness and sanitation is maintained at all times.
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Follow cleaning schedule and instructions as directed by supervisor, including resident rooms, offices and public areas.
Sweep and vacuum all assigned areas
Clean and/or polish all room furnishings, fixtures, ledges, heating/air conditioning units in resident rooms and all public areas.
Clean windows and mirrors in resident rooms and all public areas.
Clean walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting and deodorizing.
Clean all hallways, stairways and elevators as necessary.
Empty all wastebaskets.
Submit maintenance work orders of general maintenance concerns and/or problems to Maintenance Director or Administrator.
Report to supervisor any unsafe/hazardous conditions within the community and any needed repairs to housekeeping or other facility equipment.
Clean and check model rooms and work in concert with admissions to insure that all incoming residents rooms are cleaned and ready for move-in.
Clean the employee break room when necessary.
Check and refill all paper towel and soap dispensers as necessary.
Assist with laundry duties as directed or as needed including, but not limited to linens, towels, and resident personal laundry.
Follow soiled and clean laundry protocol as directed by supervisor.
Provide inventory of chemicals, supplies, linens as required.
Log water or heat temperatures as required or requested.
Follow infection control and universal precautions policy.
Attend in-services and staff meetings as requested.
janitor closets and housekeeping supply rooms clean and orderly.
Other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor or Administrator.
Clean exterior windows, patios, or other outside areas as requested or assigned.
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Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 6
Responsible for the overall cleaning and appearance of the community models and vacant readies, in addition to the public access areas utilized by current and/or prospective residents.
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High school education or equivalent.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
At least one year of experience of doing similar duties is preferred.
Requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, with frequent interruptions, including reaching, bending, or carrying
Requires manual dexterity with normal hand/finger movement and coordination.
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasks.
Occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
The working environment is typically inside, may occasionally work outside.
Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 7
Housekeeping Specialist is directly responsible for maintaining and ensuring the highest level of facility cleanliness and preform light maintenance applications as needed.
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Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 8
Provides cleaning services to provide a safe sanitary, comfortable and homelike environment for residents, staff and the public. Housekeeping services provided are in accordance with facility policies and procedures and consistent with state and federal laws and regulations to maintain an environment that enhances the quality of life for residents.
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Sweeps, damp mops, and wet mops tile floors. May occasionally be required to spray buff, strip or wax floors, following center procedures, including the use of wet floor signs.
Vacuums carpeted rooms as applicable.
Empties trash cans, cleans exterior, cleans interior, and replaces with a clean can liner
Cleans bathroom sinks, fixtures, and toilets, following center procedures.
Cleans glass surfaces such as mirrors, pictures, and windows.
Cleans behind and underneath furnishings.
Follows infection control standards while performing cleaning.
Prevents/removes wax/dirt buildup in corners, around baseboards, and in doorways.
Changes soiled privacy curtains and draperies for the outside windows as needed.
Removes and re-hangs curtains and draperies for the outside windows, using a ladder.
Dust/damp cleans surfaces in patient/resident rooms (furniture, bed frames, windowsills, etc.) following center procedure, including the use of wet floor signs.
Moves furniture to clean behind/underneath, according to center procedures.
Turns bed mattresses after cleaning.
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Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 9
Housekeeping Specialist will maintain assigned area in a sanitary and orderly condition. Performs a variety of duties such as cleaning and dusting furniture, cleaning/vacuuming floors, shampooing rugs, washing walls and glass, and removing trash to maintain assigned floors in an orderly, sanitary and attractive condition for patients, personnel and visitors. The Housekeeping Specialist is also responsible for the care and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
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Performs general housekeeping responsibilities such as moping, dusting, vacuuming, carpet shampooing and other related duties.
Cleans and polishes sinks, tubs, mirrors and similar equipment; replenishes supplies of soap, towels, toilet paper and other dispensable items.
Strips, buffs and applies wax to floors in designated areas on a routine basis.
Picks up trash and empties wastebaskets from several floors and transports to designated location outside building; cleans waste receptacles.
Cleans and/or chemically disinfects walls, ceilings, windows, radiators and blinds in patient rooms, hallways and other areas.
Moves and arranges furniture/equipment in an orderly fashion. Sets up required meeting and functional rooms.
Maintains outside grounds during summer months and may operate snow plow tractor for snow removal during winter months.
Removes soiled bed linen from assigned areas.
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Housekeeping Specialist Job summary 10
Housekeeping Specialist maintains the cleanliness of the hospital and office buildings in a safe, sanitary, orderly and attractive manner, free from offensive odors. Performs daily cleaning of occupied patient areas, nursing stations, work area, halls, lounges, storage areas, laboratory, bathrooms, offices, and any other assigned areas.
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Ensures all check out and patient area cleaning is complete per all guidelines/procedures. Washes and wipes mattresses down, removes utensils from bedside, and ensures that all areas of bed, furniture, floors, walls, closets, restroom, etc. are cleaned per guidelines. Ensures that clean linens are put on bed, using appropriate bed making procedures. Reports needed repairs to engineering department.
Ensures that all non-patient areas are cleaned as assigned, to include, but not limited to, washing, dusting, mopping, and vacuuming floors, windows, fixtures, furniture, bathrooms, lights, screens, and blinds, etc. Ensures that all dispensers are filled appropriately. Reports all items needing repair or correction to the Engineering Department.
Picks-up soiled linen in all assigned areas in a timely manner. Ensures soiled linen is in securely tied plastic bags and placed in locked storage area to await pick up.
Picks up trash and places in closed covered container in all assigned areas in a timely manner. Cleans and relines trash cans. Disposes of trash in appropriate dumpsters.
Picks up infectious waste in all assigned areas. Ensures that all infections waste is double bagged, and securely tied, in infectious waste labeled bags, and is disposed of in specified Biohazardous bins. Ensures that all glass buckets are securely covered and stored appropriately in infectious waste storage area. Ensures that dumpsters are kept locked and secured.
Takes conscious ownership for work and takes a proactive, deliberate, and thoughtful approach regarding work activities. Demonstrates appropriate use of independent judgement and decision making. Demonstrates excellent customer service at all times. Ensures Infection Control procedures and HIPAA compliance.
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