Environmental Assistant (Housekeeping)

Aug 24 2017
Confidential Company|Kaneohe|Full Time, $10.65 / hour
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

We are a long term care facility on the Windward coast that operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week.  We offer diverse opportunities for those interested in using their skills and experience to serve our residents and to make a difference in the lives of others by providing compassionate, quality care.
 

We are seeking Environmental Assistant to fill a temporary full-time position in Housekeeping.
Our Housekeepers (Environmental Assistants) assist with maintaining our facility in a clean and sanitary manner according to established standards, observinig proper cleaning and disinfecting techniques.

 

Physical Requirements:  Requires walking and standing for most cleaning duties, frequent kneeling and bending to clean low areas. Able to push/pull utility carts in excess of approximately 200 pounds. Able to lift supplies up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Frequent handling of a variety of commercial detergents, cleaning solutions and cleaners.
Equipment.  Able to use common cleaning implements such as mops, vacuum cleaners, etc. Exposure to infections, odors and peculiarities in the behavior of aged residents.  
 
Requires effective and courteous communication with other staff, residents and families. Teamwork required.  Ability to follow oral and written orders in English. Requires sense of responsibility.  
 
Must meet the basic health requirements including 2 step TB skin test or chest x-ray.
 
Education:  High school graduate or equivalent preferred.