Orchard at Brookhaven
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Vacation, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Schedule


POSITION: Housekeeper

TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Maintenance Director

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance

STATUS: Non-Exempt/Hourly

SUMMARY

The Housekeeper is responsible to provide a clean, organized and sanitary environment for the residents. Housekeeping tasks are completed in both the resident's private apartments and in the general common areas of the building.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Must successfully clear a background check, TB skin test or x-ray, and health screening
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current certificate of training for successful completion of the five (5) hour initial fire safety training provided by the Rules and Regulations of the Georgia Safety Fire Commissioner

 

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clean rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and/or draperies, using vacuum cleaners and/or shampooers
  • Empty wastebaskets, clean, and transport other trash and waste to disposal areas
  • Sweep, scrub, wax, and/or polish floors, using brooms, mops, and/or powered scrubbing and waxing machines
  • Dust and polish furniture, fitting and equipment
  • Keep storage areas and carts well-stocked, clean, and tidy
  • Polish silver accessories and metalwork such as fixtures and fittings
  • Wash windows, walls, ceilings, and woodwork, waxing and polishing as scheduled or necessary
  • Clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, lounges, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, locker rooms and other work areas so that health standards are met
  • Clean metal fixtures and fittings
  • Dispose of trash in a sanitary manner
  • Clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers
  • Wipe down glass surfaces
  • Make up beds and change linens as required
  • Tidy up rooms
  • Operate mechanized cleaning equipment
  • Maintain all cleaning equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition
  • Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Works with integrity; upholds organizational values
  • Must be able to work semi-independently
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, policies and employee manuals
  • Ability to speak effectively in front of others
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations
  • Attention to detail

 

ORCHARD EXPECTATIONS:

  • Adheres to all Orchard policies and procedures
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of all information pertaining to residents, families, and staff and adhere to all HIPAA rules
  • Displays a positive and professional image and attitude in all relationships with residents, families, peers and in the community- Outlined in detail in the employee handbook
  • Maintains positive communication and team collaboration
  • Serves as an ambassador for Orchard at all times
  • Demonstrates ongoing responsibility for self-education
  • Maintains resident and personal safety regarding occupational health and safety
  • Attends regularly scheduled department meetings
  • Responsible for maintaining all continuing education and training requirements for position
  • Attends and participates in onsite training and continuing education as required
  • Responsible for maintaining all continuing education and training requirements for position
  • Attends and participates in onsite training and continuing education as required
  • Participates in safety program, as requested
  • Cooperates to investigate employee injuries
  • Promotes and supports safety awareness and implements safety operations
  • Participates in orientation of new employees
  • Participates in volunteer orientations, training and education as requested
  • Remains updated on all state regulations related to position
  • Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations (i.e. OSHA)
  • Participates in the risk management programs
  • Demonstrates the ability to be innovative and creative and have patience, high energy and resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends and flexible hours when necessary to meet the needs of our residents
  • Follows Business Casual Dress Code policies as outlined in the employee handbook for community and department specific standards
  • Adheres to Orchard's No Cell Phone policy as outlined in the employee handbook at all times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

ORCHARD STANDARDS

All employees are expected to uphold the Orchard F-A-M-I-L-Y mission and vision.

 

Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Gentleness, and Self-Control

These are the fruits of the spirit you can expect from the Orchard F-A-M-I-L-Y values and best practices.

F-A-M-I-L-Y

First Impressions

All are welcomed with an authentic and inviting experience into the beautiful, well organized, and relaxing home we share.

 

Accountability and Integrity

We value the ability of our team to be reliable, personally responsible, and to honor their commitment to residents, families, leadership and one another. Accountability involves a process of seeing the need, owning the next step, and staying solution focused.

 

Meaningful Moments

When it comes to creating a life worth living, each person has unique and individual needs. We are dedicated to creating purpose and wellbeing through connection with our team, local affiliates and organizations, and previous community relationships whenever possible.

 

Information and Communication

We believe knowledge is power and communication is the lifeline to effective collaboration.

 

Learning and Leading

Curiosity, willingness, and personal action create the professional path to achieving the orchard FAMILY of excellence.

 

Yes "we can" Attitude

With a can-do character we are committed to creative solution focused problem solving.

 

 

 

ADA Requirements (essential functions)

Physical Requirements

Lifting

More than 25 lbs, routinely

 
 

More than 50 lbs, occasionally

 

Transfer

150 lb. or greater resident weight

 

Sitting

1 - 3 hours/day

 

Standing

4 - 5 hour/day

 

Walking

2 - 4 hours/day

 

Bend, stoop, squat, and/or twist

Repeatedly throughout day

 

Climbing stairs

Repeatedly throughout day

 

Reaching

3 4 hours/day arms shoulder level

 

Use of telephone

1 - 2 hours/day

 

Working under pressure

3 4 hours/day

 

Working rapidly for long periods

2 - 3 hours/day

 

Use of keyboard/computer, printer, fax, copier

0 - 1 hours/day

 
     

Position requires close work; finger dexterity; adequate hearing and vision (with or without correction).

May occasionally work longer than 8 hours/day.

   

Cognitive or Mental Requirements

The following cognitive or mental requirements are necessary on a daily basis:

  • Critical thinking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Drawing conclusions from written or computer-generated materials
  • Clear verbal articulation of the English language

Working Environment

  • Indoors
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases
  • Skin contact with solvents or other chemicals such as alcohol, acetone, detergents, bleach, and latex gloves
  • Exposure to medical equipment with the risk of lacerations or punctures

This job description is only a summary and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee.  This document is subject to change at any time.

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