• Housekeeping

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    10 months ago(6/18/2018 12:40 PM)
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    SUNRISE HOUSE, Lafayette, New Jersey

    American Addiction Centers is a leading national provider of addiction treatment services. We are committed to the highest clinical standards and are building a national platform to achieve exceptional patient outcomes.
    We are seeking a uniquely energetic and talented individual to serve as a senior leader within AAC, with responsibility for oversight and implementation of a national quality, safety, and performance improvement program in addiction treatment with sub-specialties in mental health and/or primary care.


    Job Summary:

    The Housekeeper is responsible for cleaning client bedrooms, offices, common areas and any other areas of facility as directed by manager.  This position is also responsible for removing coffee cups, drinking glasses, and dinnerware from dining and sitting areas; wiping all furniture and fluffing pillows as needed, and trash removal from offices, Nurses’ station, and restrooms located throughout facility.


    Reports To:


    Job Duties:

    • Clean all occupied rooms
    • Replace linens and and wet towels from occupied rooms.
    • Replenish toilet paper, tissue, cosmetics, etc. in all occupied room.
    • Clean bathrooms, counters, vanity area, wipe mirrors, clean sinks and wipe base boards and shutters in all rooms.
    • Cleans discharged patients’ empty rooms.
    • Replenish housekeeping cart daily.
    • Uses chemicals for cleaning according to specifications
    • Complies with all regulatory standards, DOH, DHS, OSHA, NJ state, CARF, JCAHO for environmental care/services
    • Remove trash from office areas and employee work areas
    • Clean common restrooms
    • Collecting cups, drinking glasses and other dinnerware left in common areas by clients and returning to kitchen area
    • Any other duties as assigned by the Housekeeping Manager, within the recognized scope of the position.
    • Maintains work assignment program according to resources daily plans.
    • Communicates work orders to supervisor as observed.
    • Operates various mechanized cleaning equipment, such as vacuum cleaners.
    • Maintain facility in a sanitary and infection-free condition through washing, cleaning and replacement of paper supplies.
    • Requires working in damp, dusty and dirty areas. Must clean up human waste and other body fluids, as required.
    • Responsible for disposal of trash, waste, and other disposable materials.
    • Must handle various cleaning solvents, chemicals, etc. Must comply with all regulations such as OSHA, EPA, State Health Department, etc.
    • Plan work schedule for major tasks.
    • Damp dust furniture, light fixtures, window sills, etc.
    • Empty trash containers daily.
    • Wet mop floors in all residents’ rooms and bathrooms daily.
    • Clean wash basins, mirrors, commodes, tubs, and showers daily.
    • Check all vacant rooms daily to keep fresh.
    • Report any needed repairs immediately to supervisor (such as leaky faucets or toilets, loose tile, broken window panes, missing nuts or screws, beds needing repair, etc.).
    • Wash windows as scheduled.
    • Check entire area for spills, water, etc. periodically, especially in residents’ bathrooms.
    • Follow instructions on use of germicidal solutions to clean. All procedures for solution use will be part of the housekeeper's training.
    • Use safety precautions in all housekeeping services.
    • Supports and promotes and environment of Customer Service.
    • Other duties as assigned within scope of practice


    Job Requirements:

    • High School Diploma required, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    • 2 years of hospitality or cleaning services field in position related to the upkeep and cleaning of interior physical areas
    • Ability to read and interpret written information; write clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; and participates in meetings.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and flexible hours.
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.


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