Tabitha offers Nebraska’s first and only comprehensive line of Elder Care services. Through advanced in-home support, innovative living communities, exceptional rehabilitation services, experienced skilled nursing care and compassionate hospice support, Tabitha is your answer for Elder Care in southeast Nebraska.
This position is responsible for cleaning residents' rooms, baths, nurses’ stations, shower rooms, med rooms, dining rooms, and other areas, keeping them in clean and orderly condition.
This position is responsible for delivery of quality service, promoting good public relations, and for upholding the mission and standards of the facility.
This position is responsible for supporting Tabitha’s philosophy of L.I.V.E: Love your job, Invite optimism, Vision success, Embrace the Mission.
Demonstrates commitment to Tabitha’s Crew Code of conduct.
Dusts and polishes furniture, sweeps and mops floors and/or vacuums.
Cleans and disinfects cleaning areas using disinfectant cleaner and cleaning equipment.
Visually inspects cleaning areas for needed repairs and reports to supervisor or nursing staff.
Cleans beds and mattresses monthly.
Adheres to policies and procedures for cleaning a unit when room is vacated.
Ensures labels on chemical dispensers and equipment are legible.
Communicates with residents and staff regarding cleaning schedule to ensure efficient service to residents.
Participates as a team member to ensure that the department workloads and facility goals are met.
Performs tasks according to established time measures and standards.
Follows all safety and infection control policies and practices of the facility and regulatory agencies.
Assures delivery of optimum service by reporting to work on time, as scheduled and/or providing appropriate advance notification.
Participates in performance improvement/quality assurance activities.
Participates in personal and professional growth by attending mandatory in-services and scheduled department meetings.
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the supervisor.
Assists peers as requested by supervisor.
Answers and directs telephone calls in the department.
EDUCATION/TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Eighth grade or equivalent preferred.
Housekeeping work experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand label instructions as well as read and understand safety regulations. Ability to cope with repetitive tasks and to be flexible in order to coordinate housekeeping duties with staff schedules. Simple organizational skills required.
Indoor work. Direct contact with chemicals may cause skin or eye irritation. May be exposed to blood and body fluids including urine and feces. Must be knowledgeable of, and follow, all safety procedures for position in order to prevent injury to self and others.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB
This position requires physical stamina involving walking, stooping, climbing, crouching, crawling and standing for long periods. Required to lift 50 pounds.
Continuous use of: housekeeping cart, brooms, mop bucket and mop, caution signs, vacuum cleaner.
Occasional use of: telephone, step ladder, safety ladder.
STATEMENT OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Tabitha Health Care Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment practices and decisions including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and the termination of employment.
Furthermore, Tabitha Health Care Services will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, safety, and/or health risk. Please contact Tabitha Health Care Services Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.
As a government contractor, the organization has adopted written Affirmative Action Plans for women and minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. These plans will be revised on an annual basis. Tabitha Health Care Services is committed to making a good-faith effort toward achieving the objectives of the Plans. Any employee who would like to review the Plans may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Human Resources Department during normal business hours.