Laundry/ Housekeeping Assistant

Location
Brainerd, Minnesota
Salary
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Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Ref
req51834
Location: Good Samaritan Society Bethany

Address: 804 Wright St, Brainerd, MN 56401-4498 USA

Employment Type: Part-Time

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Summary

See yourself at the Good Samaritan Society Bethany!

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our company stronger!
  • Come work with the Nation's largest non-profit senior care company with nearly 100 years' experience of commitment to quality and care. Our Bethany facility is CMS rated 4/5 and was named a 2019 "Best Nursing Home" by U.S. News.
  • Part time day shift Housekeeping/Laundry Assistant position available. 8 hours per shift with 32-40 hours per pay period.
  • Excellent health benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, 401(k), company discounts, + more.
  • Sign on bonus available! Limited time only. Restrictions apply.
  • Apply today!

Job Responsibilities

This is a joint position, a job description is provided below for both a Laundry and a Housekeeping position.

Laundry position job description 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.

Housekeeping job description 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.

Qualifications

Ability to communicate and comprehend.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

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. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

Division: LAUNDRY

Req ID: req51834