Housekeeper, 3307

Location , MN
Date Posted March 10, 2018
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Full-Time



This is an exciting time to join Catholic Eldercare!  With the expansion of our campus in beautiful North East Minneapolis, health and dental benefits for part-time employees and a robust scholarship program, we continue to provide a great work environment for our employees.   As a member of the Housekeeping team at our Assisted Living facilities, you provide an essential service and experience for our residents, employees, and visitors.  Candidates must be passionate about creating a sanitary and comfortable environment for our community of senior residents and have janitorial or housekeeping experience.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Cleans and vacuums common areas, removes trash on each floor and office areas on a daily basis.
  2. On a daily basis cleans public bathrooms and replenish supplies. Dusts vents, light fixtures and doors. Wet mops tile floors and vacuums carpets. Occasionally climbs ladder to clean drapes and other elevated areas. 
  3. Cleans equipment and housekeeping room. Keeps housekeeping cart stocked with supplies.  Replaces vacuum bags and filters. 
  4. Assists with cleaning of units to ensure timely turnovers.
  5. Observes and reports safety issues throughout the building and grounds, e.g. obstructions, fire hazards, broken furniture, torn carpet, overloaded electrical outlets in apartments, etc.
  6. Demonstrates sensitivity to tenant’s needs and maintains a kind and respectful manner.
  7. Performs all duties in a manner that is consistent with quality standards, infection control practices and safety measures, which includes using Standard Precautions, at all times.
  8. Works as a team member and adapts to changes in work assignments to meet resident and/or staffing needs.
  9. Performs reasonably similar or related duties as assigned or instructed.
  10. Catholic Eldercare is committed to recognition and effective management of each resident’s pain and suffering. Every employee (within the scope of their position) is responsible to seek relief for any resident observed to be in pain (physical, spiritual or otherwise) through therapeutic intervention (hand holding, physical touch, acknowledgement of discomfort) and reporting the discomfort to the appropriate staff.
  11. Participates in in-service programs, mandatory training, and attend meetings in the interest of improving skills, acquiring knowledge, and meeting state and federal regulations. 
  12. Remains current on tuberculosis screening.
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