FT Housekeeper

Under the direction and supervision of the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Housekeeping Aide performs
scheduled housekeeping tasks according to regulations, policy and procedure with the purpose of
maintaining the facility and furnishings in clean serviceable condition. Functions within strictly
defined practices and procedures, with little latitude for variation or change.

The primary functions and responsibilities of this position are as follows. Additional duties may be
added as necessary to meet the needs of the facility. You will be evaluated on your ability to
perform these functions competently with minimal supervision and/or reminders.
1) Perform general cleaning tasks such as sweeping, dusting, washing windows,
vacuuming and shampooing carpets, cleaning upholstery, cleaning light fixtures,
cleaning bathroom fixtures.
2) Perform floor care such as dust-mop, wet-mop, spot-mop, and strip/seal/wax/buff.
3) Empty trash containers, replace liners as appropriate and dispose of trash in proper
4) Dispense soap, paper towels, tissue and other supplies to resident rooms and general
use areas.
5) Follow material safety data sheets (MSDS).
6) Use chemicals and supplies according to instructions and with proper protective
equipment; report any problems immediately.
7) Operate housekeeping equipment safely, according to instructions and with proper
8) Perform cleaning procedures in accordance with facility policy.
9) Observe waste disposal procedures in accordance with facility policy; follow directions.
10) Assist in proper care of housekeeping equipment.
11) Identify and report any equipment malfunction to supervisor or maintenance department
as appropriate.
12) Report any observed area in poor repair to supervisor.
13) Use housekeeping supplies efficiently.
14) Perform related duties or projects as assigned by supervisor.
15) To assure resident safety
16) Recognize your role as part of the QAPI efforts of your organization
17) Attend trainings to build understanding and capacity to undertake QAPI work
18) Carry out QAPI roles and responsibilities as assigned
19) Follow established policies and procedures in support of QAPI efforts
20) Look for and share with leadership ideas for improvement in the organization
21) Communicate to leadership upon witnessing a positive outcome of a QAPI project or detecting
barriers preventing project success
22) Support QAPI efforts both verbally and non-verbally (i.e., via actions and attitude), including
adjusting performance and practice in accordance with QAPI initatives and findings.

1) Observe and abide by all HIPAA rules and regulations to ensure that personal health
information is protected during its collection, use, disclosure, storage and destruction
within Prairie View; and to ensure only the minimum necessary information is known to
function in this position.
2) Assume accountability for compliance with Federal, State and other regulations within
scope of control and of which informed.
3) Observe safety hazards and emergency situations, and reports to appropriate person or
takes corrective action according to established procedures; works safely without danger
to self or others.
4) Attend in-service training programs for housekeeping employees.
5) Maintain confidentiality or resident, employee and other facility business information.
6) Assume accountability for using, maintaining and storing facility property according to
established procedures.
7) Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality
and comply with attendance policy.
8) Accept assigned duties, instructions, or correction in a cooperative manner, voicing
concerns or disagreement in a professional manner through established chain of authority
according to established procedures.
9) Perform all duties assigned in an effective, timely and professional manner.
10) Assume accountability for data contained in the employees’ handbook.
11) Practice infection control, universal precautions, and other preventive/protective and
safety procedures as instructed.
12) Follow Residents’ Rights policies at all times.
13) Be responsible for the safety of residents related to housekeeping duties.
14) Observe all facility policies and procedures.
15) Come to work in neat, clean attire and consistently present an appropriate professional
16) Consistently work cooperatively with residents, residents’ representatives, facility staff,
physicians, consultants and ancillary service providers.

Company Info

Company Name
Prairie View Campus

Company URL

Contact Name
Wendy Nelson




610 N. Eastern St.
Sanborn, IA 51248