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Housekeeping Aide

Lakeshore Heartland Nashville, TN
  • Expired: 25 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.



Classification: Non-Exempt Department: Housekeeping Reports to: Director of Housekeeping

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for being familiar with and carrying out housekeeping policies and procedures. An in – service training program will be a part of this position.

Essential Functions / Areas of Responsibility:

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; this position must also perform other job responsibilities as assigned.

  1. Have a positive attitude. You’re making a difference in the resident’s lives every day.
  2. Love what you do.
  3. Withstand extreme temperatures for 10 – 15 minutes at a time. ( 20 to 100 degrees


  1. Lift minimum of 20 pounds.
  2. Walk/stand for 7 hours in a daily shift.
  3. Read (must be able to read labels and follow policy and procedures).
  4. Stoop/bend for up to 25% of work day.
  5. Push/pull to guide and control housekeeping cart (weighing up to 200 pounds).
  6. Tolerate dust, odors, body fluids, etc.
  7. Must be able to walk up and down stairs.
  8. Must be able to climb a ladder up to 6 feet.
  9. Come to work neat and well groomed.
  10. Treat residents and visitors in a tactful and courteous manner.
  11. Thoroughly clean assigned resident rooms daily.
  12. Clean public restrooms daily or as often as necessary.
  13. Clean water fountains daily or as often as necessary.
  14. Clean utility rooms daily.
  15. Clean medicine rooms and nursing stations daily as directed by housekeeping supervisor.
  16. Check all rooms before leaving to insure maximum cleanliness.
  17. Mop areas throughout the building according to scheduled floor maintenance program.
  18. Clean and sanitize individual rooms after resident dismissals.
  19. Take out trash from all areas daily or as needed.
  20. Provide laundry services on a rotating schedule.

Experience / Skills needed:

Must have a sense of smell. Must be able to distinguish odors, chemicals, fire, smoke, etc. Must be able to distinguish colors. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read and write. Must be in good physical health. Standing, stooping, bending, and lifting are requirements of this job. Previous housekeeping experience in an institutional or healthcare environment preferred.

This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. By signing below I am stating that I understand and agree.

Lakeshore Heartland

Why Work Here?

A committed team of professionals who passionately cares about each patient and their well-being.

Caring in a Better Way, Day by Day! Tucked away in Donelson, a suburb of Nashville, Heartland Senior Community distinguishes itself by providing residents of any age, independent living, assisted living, and continuing care. Our community serves residents' changing health needs comprehensively and compassionately. We enable residents to maintain their independence and good health for as long as possible, allowing them to age gracefully and with dignity. Heartland is a 5-star CMS center. Heartland, a Lakeshore Senior Community, has a rich history of service in caring for senior adults. Started in 1952, with the assistance of local Churches of Christ, Lakeshore Senior Communities has grown to include two retirement communities with long-term care facilities in the Nashville area, Heartland and The Meadows. Both properties are now affiliates of and managed by NHC, National HealthCare Corporation. With over 150 centers in 10 states, NHC is delivering the highest level of care, pioneering new approaches and celebrating achievements from the commitment that has guided us throughout our more than 45 years and continue to lead us forward.


3025 Fernbrook Ln., Nashville, Tn.37214
Nashville, TN