Glenview Wellness and Rehabilitation Center -
Healthcare, Dental, Vision
The housekeeping staff will Perform day-to-day activities of the
housekeeping and maintenance department in accordance with current
Federal, State, and Local standards, guidelines and regulations
governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator
and/or supervisor. Responsible for facility maintenance to ensure a
clean, safe and comfortable environment.
Performs a variety of general housekeeping/cleaning duties in
various areas to maintain the center in a sanitary, safe,
attractive, and orderly condition.
Receives assignments from supervisor and follows cleaning
schedule as outlined for housekeeping department to clean offices,
handicap and visitors restrooms, activity room, kitchen restroom,
service entrance and therapy room, entrances and exits, utility
areas, closets, lounges, lobbies, halls, etc.; Performs emergency
Follows work assignments from supervisor and performs
assignments from supervisor, not limited to, checking and replacing
light bulbs, cleaning lint from dryers, vents and registers in
resident rooms and other areas; Keeps grounds cleared of debris.
Sweeps front entrance and patio areas, cleans ash trays, and ensure
outside furniture is clean and usable; Hoses out garbage cans;
Washes windows and screens outside the building as assigned.
Cleans, dusts, washes, and disinfects all fixtures, floors,
walls, doors, and ceilings, as required; Scours and polishes water
fountains, sinks, mirrors, glass panels in doors and partitions,
brass and movable and stationary furnishings and fixtures; Changes
slip covers, scarves, doilies, etc. when soiled and arranges
furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion; Cleans ledges,
shelves, vents, windows, window sills, etc.; Removes and re- hangs
curtains, drapes, and dividers for cleaning when needed;
Replenishes soap and towels in appropriate receptacles.
Works jointly with maintenance department personnel to service
floors, all resident rooms, baths, lounges, nurses stations, and
offices, as assigned.
Clean furnishings and horizontal surfaces to remove dust and
Works with residents, nurses, physicians, department leaders and
other staff members regarding environmental services requests,
infection prevention, service resolution opportunities, and other
interdepartmental matters. Provides timely follow-up for
information to requesting departments. Communicates and consults
with management on best practices.
Performs housekeeping/cleaning duties and maintenance tasks as
defined in the environmental program.
Obtains list of rooms and areas to be cleaned immediately and
list of prospective admissions and/or discharges to maintain room
Clean floors, to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping,
disinfecting, etc.; Ensures that appropriate caution/safety signs
are properly set up prior to performing such duties.
Ensure that work/assignment areas are clean and that equipment,
tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times, as well as
before leaving such areas for breaks, meal times, and end of the
Clean carpets with appropriate machine and chemicals; Perform
floor care on tile floor using appropriate machine and chemicals;
Follows procedures for stripping and waxing floors.
Monitors and replenishes cleaning products as required;
Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies; Uses industrial
cleaning equipment and products; Utilizes supplies and equipment
properly and without waste; Returns any unused supplies to proper
area; Leaves soiled materials and trash in designated areas, and
cleans carts and equipment.
Performs terminal cleaning duties according to established
procedure in resident rooms when resident has been discharged or
transferred and prepare rooms for new occupants.
Performs cleaning duties in isolation units when resident is
transferred according to established procedures (see Nursing
Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or
assigned at any time with or without notice.
Highschool diploma or equivalency preferred.
One years work experience in a commercial establishment with
knowledge of laundry/housekeeping procedures.