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Peachtree Centre Housekeeping Assistant in Gaffney, South Carolina

Peachtree Centre a skilled nursing facility is seeking a Housekeeping Assistant to clean resident rooms and other interior and exterior facility areas under the supervision of the Environmental Services Supervisor. Assist in maintaining a positive physical and psychosocial environment for the residents.

Essential Job Functions;

This facility expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

  • Assist in maintaining a facility that is neat in appearance and odor free at all times.

  • Follow a regular schedule of all daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal, and annual cleaning requirements.

  • Clean (including vacuuming, wiping, mopping, polishing, etc.) rooms, offices, and common areas; polish and straighten items; confirm residents’ rooms are safe, comfortable, and maintained in an attractive manner and residents’ personal items are safeguarded.

  • Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine cleaning assignments in resident living and/or recreational areas.

  • Dispose of refuse daily in accordance with facility established sanitation procedures.

  • Clean up spills, soiled areas, and other conditions as observed or directed.

  • Follow an uninterrupted work schedule when Supervisor is not available.

  • Follow special cleaning schedule such as windows, walls, curtains, stripping floors, washing beds, etc.

  • Maintain a cleaning cart fully equipped with needed supplies.

  • Assist with transferring resident and belongings, (bed, furniture, etc.) from one room to another.

  • Extensive cleaning of the residents room upon discharge or death of a resident.

  • Report any damage of walls, floors, furniture, equipment etc. to supervisor.

  • Pick up cleaning supplies for next days work at the end of the shift.

  • Follow cleaning schedules as outlined in Housekeeping Policies and Procedures.

  • Maintain work area free of hazardous conditions, i.e., spills, excessive supplies, equipment, etc.

  • Maintain work and storage areas in a clean, neat, sanitary and safe condition. Properly clean and store all equipment and supplies.

  • Attend in-service education programs in order to meet facility educational requirements.

  • Be familiar with Standard Precautions, Exposure Control Plan, Fire Drill & Evacuation Procedures and know how to use the information.

  • Maintain confidentiality of resident and facility records/information.

  • Protect residents from neglect, mistreatment, and abuse.

  • Protect the personal property of the residents of the facility.

  • Others as directed by the supervisor or administrator.

Minimum Qualifications;

  • Willingness to perform a variety of simple repetitive tasks, many of which will involve unpleasant conditions.

  • Practical knowledge of day-to-day cleaning in a nursing facility.

  • Organized and detailed in work performance.

  • Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience.

  • Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility.

  • Comply with the Residents Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures.

Peachtree Centre offers a rich benefits package which includes the following (some benefits may be offered to Full Time staff only).