Knute Nelson

Housekeeper - Care Center - Full Time

Alexandria, MN
Join our team!
Jan 05, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
The mission of Knute Nelson is to enrich the lives of everyone we serve.

This is a Full Time 32 hours a week, 64 hours a pay period position. The shifts are 6:30am - 3:00pm including an every other weekend and Holiday rotation.


• Maintain cleanliness within households.
• Responsible for maintaining cleaning, sanitizing and deodorizing resident rooms and facility by carrying out general cleaning duties. Empty garbage and waste containers. Wash windows, walls and clean screens. Clean guest suites, assists in independent living cleans upon move out/move in. Stock housekeeping rooms and set up respite/hospice rooms. Empty and transfer soiled laundry. Clean and disinfect equipment and storage rooms. Clean common bathrooms.
• Document in accordance with regulations and established policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

• Household, Resident Room and Facility Cleaning - Maintain uncompromising levels of cleanliness in the households. Maintain clean spaces in the households, including resident rooms, household common spaces, spa rooms and laundry/hopper rooms as well as support spaces and equipment. Respect resident time and personal belongings. Treat residents with courtesy and respect. Recognize role as a guest in the resident’s home. Coordinate work with the household team to ensure the housekeeping needs of the household are met within the staffing resources of the household. Coordinate resident move in and move out tasks with Maintenance and Resident Relations Coordinator. Maintain supply of all materials to meet resident needs in the household. Maintain stock of materials to ensure supply demands are met throughout facility.
• Team Participation - As a member of the team, actively participates in team activities, meetings and processes. Promote team building concepts. Facilitate involvement in meetings and other household events with residents, visitors and staff. Assist in the orientation of new team members as assigned. Effectively collaborate with staff to promote the residents’ total well-being. Act as an advocate for residents.
• Other Duties as Assigned - Uses applicable infection control procedures. In the event of a fire or other emergency, assist with resident evacuation. Attend in-service training and other work-related meetings as required or approved. Carry out special projects as identified. Assist with event preparation and clean up. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Education and Experience Required:

• Requires high school diploma.
• Must complete and pass a state required background study.
• Must have an ability to work cooperatively with staff, residents, and family. Must have an ability to work with changing priorities, work independently and as a member of a team.
• Able to physically perform the duties required by the position.
• Required to have the ability to read, write and speak English well enough to communicate with staff, residents and visitors.

Reports To:

Resident Relations Coordinator

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Knute Nelson's policy forbids employees and associates from discriminating against anyone based on race, religion, color, creed, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, familial status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Knute Nelson is committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career advancement.Knute Nelsonalso provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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