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at Westminster Village
JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Housekeeping and Laundry Manager, performs routine manual labor involving janitorial duties.
1. Operates cleaning equipment; sweeps, mops, shampoos, vacuums, scrubs, dusts and waxes floors in halls, restrooms and offices.
2. Empty all trash receptacles, replaces light bulbs, cleans sand urns at entryway and sidewalks adjacent to the assigned building.
3. Unclogs lavatories and toilets, cleans bathroom and restrooms fixtures.
4. Moves office and facility furniture and equipment as required.
5. Reports damage to structure and building equipment requiring repair. Disinfects fixtures and reports an inoperative fixtures.
1. Able to perform janitorial duties in accordance with established routine, work schedules and janitorial standards for resident's apartments, health center and the Westminster facility.
2. Able to perform cleaning procedures in assigned areas as outlined in housekeeping policy and procedures manual.
3. Able to operate janitorial equipment in accordance with safety standards and manufacturer's directives.
4. Able to assure the established infection control and universal precautions, and that practices are maintained when performing janitorial procedures.
5. Able to clean carpet, floors and different areas with proper equipment and using the proper methods.
6. Keeps records of cleaning supplies and equipment. Able to dispense supplies as needed to appropriate personnel.
7. Able to perform all additional janitorial job tasks as required by manager or management.
8. Able to attend in-service training on janitorial techniques, safety practices, fire emergency and simple bacterial instructions as required.
Education and Training
a. Ability to speak, print, read, and understand the English language.
b. Able to follow daily job sequences.
c. High School graduates or equivalent.
d. Able to work and move to different tasks with little supervision and work as a team member.
a. Two or more years of janitorial experience required.
a. Basic knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment.
b. Basic knowledge of the hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary in the use of cleaning chemicals.
c. Basic knowledge of the function of a lifecare facility.
d. Basic knowledge of the infection control procedures.
1. Works in a well lighted/ well ventilated area throughout the facility.
2. Sitting, standing, bending, lifting, and moving intermittently during working hours.
3. Is subjected to frequent interruptions.
. Willingness to work beyond normal working hours, weekends, holidays and in other positions, temporarily when necessary. Rotation of hours.
5. Exposure to chemical and toxic waste; body fluids and body waste; garbage and waste material.
PHYSICAL/SENSORY/ COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
1. Frequently reaches at shoulder heights, frequently reaches below and above shoulder height. Frequently bending, lifts and carries up 50 pounds.
2. Must be able to continuously perform simple manipulative tasks. Occasionally perform difficult manipulative tasks. Must be able to lift equipment and supplies weighing at least 50 pounds. Must be able to kneel, climb stairs, frequently reach above, at or below shoulder height. 98% of the day is spent indoors, 2% or less outdoors must be able to effectively families and public. Must be able to operate all types of janitorial equipment, such as floor cleaner, extractor, vacuums, etc.
3. Coordination: requires good hand eye coordination, steadiness and ability to move about in tight places, between objects, equipment and furniture.
4. Mobility: must be able to continuously stand and walk occasionally squat, climb stairs, bend to floor, reach over the shoulder, kneel, twist, sit, stand, and remain in uncomfortable positions for short periods of time.
5. Speech: must be able to continuously articulate clearly and precisely.
6. Emotionally stability: must be able to continuously deal effectively with stress created by multiple tasks, noises interruptions and work cooperatively as part of the health care team while maintaining a pleasant personality.
7. Vision: ability to focus and read a posted sign, and distinguish colors for warning lights.
8. Hearing: must be able to continuously hear normal sounds and choices patterns with some background noise. Must have adequate hearing to receive verbal instruction. Must also be able to hear audible emergency signals and use a "walkie-talkie" and cell phone.