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Trinity Health Housekeeper (Per Diem) in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

According to established procedures, performs repetitive cleaning tasks and maintains assigned facility area in an orderly and sanitary condition. In doing so, moves furniture, equipment and supplies in and around facility departments and performs a variety of light housekeeping duties.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Demonstrates, promotes and integrates the Trinity Health Senior Communities Mission and core values by completing the following:

  1. Follows cleaning assignments, fills housekeeping carts with materials and supplies, mixes cleaning solutions and transports same to work areas. Maintains all chemicals in their proper containers with the appropriate labels.

  2. Cleans assigned areas by washing furnishings, tile fixtures and equipment with germicidal cleaning solutions. Cleans, sanitizes and maintains all resident rooms, bathrooms and offices within specific schedules. Sanitizes and polishes sinks, tubes, toilets, brass, mirrors and the like.

  3. Removes soiled bed linens from residents rooms, makes beds with fresh linens in prescribed manner if so assigned. Upon discharge of residents, strips, cleans, sanitizes and makes beds, and cleans other furniture if so assigned.

  4. Sweeps and mops all floor areas. Vacuums carpets using light vacuum, spot cleans carpets using appropriate solutions and arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly manner after cleaning assigned areas. Disposes of trash by empting wastebaskets and bringing trash to the dumpster.

  5. Brings resident or facility laundry to laundry room and launders properly if so assigned. Returns clean laundry to resident’s room or to laundry storage areas.

  6. Visually inspects area upon completion of cleaning to ensure appropriate levels of cleanliness and neatness have been achieved. Customer satisfaction and a focus on quality improvement are evident in all aspects of work.

  7. Cleans and performs routine maintenance on sanitation equipment and notifies supervisor of equipment needing further repair. Returns unused supplies to utility room, cleans cart and equipment.

  8. Follows all safety and infection control procedures according to Federal, State and Facility policies. Ensures that all tasks are performed to assure resident and personal safety and protection of co-workers and (facility) property

  9. Demonstrates, promotes, and integrates the mission of the Sisters of Providence Health System and its core values in daily work activities.

  10. Promotes and participates in educational programs, both formally and informally to include outside educational programs. Annually attends all required educational programs including (but not limited to) at least one session each year of the following: fire safety, infection control, disaster response, hazard communication, resident rights/abuse, blood borne pathogens, corporate compliance and annual PPD requirements.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  1. Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions and some experience in a long-term care setting preferred.

  2. Work requires the analytical ability to read and understand instructions.

  3. Work requires the ability to understand and respond to simple written or verbal instructions. Occasionally requires contact with residents and or visitors, which involves ordinary courtesy.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  1. Work requires prolonged standing, stooping and bending.

  2. Work requires lifting objects weighing up to 20 pounds and frequent pushing and pulling on a daily basis.

  3. Requires working with equipment or performing procedures where carelessness would probably result in minor cuts, bruises or muscle pulls.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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