Laundry/Housekeeping Assistant P/T
Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Prescott Valley, AZ 86312
Laundry/Housekeeping Assistant P/T
Location: 0440 - GSS Prescott Valley
3380 N Windsong Dr
Prescott Valley, Arizona, 86314-0000
Employment Type: Part-Time
Hourly: 10.00 - 10.77
Is responsible to perform the following according to Good Samaritan mission, location standards and procedures:
Follows routine cleaning schedules: cleans floors of soils, stains and debris, ensuring corners are free of dirt; clean walls and doors; dusts and cleans furniture; cleans bed frames, mattresses, toilets, sinks, bathroom vents and empties and cleans wastebaskets. Ensures drapes and privacy curtains are free of dust, dirt and stains and hung properly. Follows special cleaning procedures as assigned and necessary, including discharge cleaning and isolation cleaning.? Keeps residents' items and call light within reach per residents' preference and location policy. Monitors / reports lingering odors throughout the location; takes appropriate action corrective action to prevent odors from lingering. Offers residents choices / options for times to have room cleaned; respects and reports residents' refusals.? Completes documentation on appropriate forms as assigned; gets to know residents by name and specific communication needs. Utilizes appropriate communication techniques with resident per care plan. Explains procedures to resident's before and during cleaning, unless disruptive for the resident. Completes quality improvement audits and participate in task forces and center/campus care conferences as assigned.? Keep chemicals secured in locked area as per policy.? Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic cleaning techniques, including those that apply to blood borne pathogens.
Prepares and launders soiled linen and clothing; folds and distributes clean linens; labels, cleans, hangs and returns personal clothing to its rightful owner. Inspects mechanical lift slings and sling straps for fraying and wear as directed by the Safe Resident Handling Program. Removes from service as necessary. Safeguards resident's property. Keeps residents' closet / drawer areas orderly; respects residents' storage and laundering decisions. Completes appropriate forms and documentation. Cleans and disinfects folding table / area, linen trucks and personal delivery carts daily; cleans and disinfects washers and dryers at least daily, (more often if needed) including control panels, and doors; dusts and damp mops laundry room area floors daily. Maintains residents' self-esteem, privacy and confidentiality of personal information. Safeguards residents' property. Assists to assure residents' living areas are pleasant and orderly. Observes and reports residents' conditions to appropriate staff. Receives and shares information. Cleans dryer lint screen at least three times daily. Demonstrates adherence to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic techniques including those that apply to blood borne pathogens in sorting and working with laundry, including impervious gowns, clean disposable gloves and sharps disposal.
Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.
Basic ability to communicate and comprehend.
Must have or be able to obtain an AZ Fingerprint Clearance card
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status.