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Housekeeper

Applewood Place Applewood, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Role: To perform the day-to-day activities related to housekeeping and laundry services to ensure that the community is maintained in a clean, safe and comfortable manner

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance to Juniper Village philosophy and hallmarks as well as all written policies and procedures that govern the Environmental Services Department.
  • Follow specific cleaning and laundry procedures as outlined in the Environmental Services Manual.
  • Clean public areas, rest rooms, offices, corridors, and other communal areas as directed.
  • Clean floors utilizing proper operation of floor cleaning equipment.
  • Ensure that established infection control and standard precaution practices are maintained when performing housekeeping and laundry procedures.
  • Ensure that proper procedures are followed for the disposal of all personal protective equipment.
  • Follow established safety precautions when performing tasks and when using equipment and supplies.
  • Keep work/assignment areas free of hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, unnecessary equipment, supplies, etc.
  • Dispose of trash and bio-hazardous waste daily and in accordance with established sanitation procedures.
  • Ensure that all equipment is cleaned and stored properly.
  • Report any broken or damaged equipment to your supervisor.
  • Distributes needed supplies.
  • Conducts inventory of supplies as directed.
  • Performs set-up and takedown functions of meetings and special events.

Educational/Vocational Requirements:

  • A High School Diploma.
  • Knowledge of the physiology and psychology of the older adult.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Embraces and exhibits the Juniper Mindset, Values and Behaviors
    • Deliver a Personalized Experience
    • Share a Passion for Wellbeing
    • Collaborate for the Common Good
    • Lead by Example
    • Be Accountable for Results

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals within the community.
  • Attends and participates in mandated yearly training programs and all required meetings.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently so as to achieve goals.
  • Adheres to all Human Resources policies, procedures, and code of conduct.
  • Respects confidentiality of information and Resident’s rights.
  • Performs job in a safe manner, using proper body mechanics, ergonomics, repetitive tasks, infection control, etc.
  • Responsible for proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Works in an office as well as throughout the community and its premises.
  • Moves intermittently during working hours. Movement includes, but is not limited to standing, walking, sitting, pulling, lifting, reaching, carrying, pushing, climbing, kneeling, stooping, and twisting.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move, and carry such weight.
  • Is subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Must possess sight/hearing senses or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function so that the requirements of the position can be met.
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Able to communicate intentions and directions to residents, staff, families and others as needed.
  • May be subject to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, staff and visitors.
  • Works beyond normal working hours and on weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Is subject to call back during emergency conditions.
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals.
  • Is subject to exposure to infectious waste, disease, conditions, etc. including tuberculosis, the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses.
  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc. throughout the workday as well as reactions from duct, disinfectants, and other air contaminants.

Applewood Place

Why Work Here?

People; good, values-driven people, are the key to Juniper’s unique culture and our long standing success.

Juniper Communities a female founded, owned and operated Senior Living Company. Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community, provides assisted living and award winning Wellspring Memory Care. Applewood Place Assisted Living, located in a charming neighborhood just south of Golden and ten minutes from downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountain foothills, is a community where older adults enjoy an active lifestyle with just the right amount of individualized support. Beautifully appointed, Applewood Place offers both standard assisted living for those needing a little help with activities of daily life and a secure environment designed exclusively for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and other memory disorders

Address

2800 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
Applewood, CO
USA

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