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The Loomis Communities Housekeeping Associate in Amherst, Massachusetts

AMHERST Housekeeping Associate Housekeeping Associate ( 1 Full Time; 1 Part Time positions) Must have some weekend availability SUMMARY: First impressions are everything. As a Housekeeping Associate you will have the opportunity to create lasting memories for residents, guests and staff. Housekeeping Associates may work in any location within the Loomis Communities. They provide a clean safe and healthy environment while providing excellent customer service. Promotes teamwork with a positive attitude. This individual strives to provide the highest quality of services. The position maintains and keeps an orderly condition by following the established policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ? Performs job functions in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of the Loomis Communities. Adheres to The Loomis Communities Compliance and Ethics Program. ? Demonstrates an awareness of, a respect for and attention to the diversity of the people with whom they interact (persons served, personnel, families/caregivers, and other stakeholders) that is reflected in attitudes, behavior and services. ? Performs housekeeping functions in accordance with the seven step cleaning process to provide the highest quality cleaning services in all areas. This position may require floor, carpet, and upholstery cleaning in hallways or common areas, as well as room set ups, laundry services and any other assigned tasks. ? Maintains housekeeping equipment and storage rooms in a safe, clean, orderly manner. Manage Loomis Community?s equipment resources in a responsible manner, reports any equipment concerns to supervisor. Required to properly and safely use cleaning chemicals per manufacturer and Loomis standards. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, always striving to exceed resident * expectations while following current policies and procedures. ? Attends department and mandatory community meetings and completes required training. ? Complies with all CARF/CCAC guidelines and standards. Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work. QUALIFICATIONS: Preferred Education: ? High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred Experience: ? 1 year of housekeeping experience Skills/Competencies: ? Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. ? Ability to read, write, and speak English. ? Ability to relate well to all residents, including the emotionally upset, those with impaired communication ability and those dealing with emergency situations. ? Ability to utilize excellent critical thinking and decision making skills. ? Ability to deal effectively with personnel, residents, family members, visitors and the public. ? Ability to report to work regularly and promptly. ? Ability to work beyond normal hours when necessary.