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Housekeeper / Laundry Aide

Location: Saline, MI

Department: Environmental Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Evangelical Home - Saline

Current Opening: Full-Time, Afternoon Shift

Founded in 1879, EHM Senior Solutions is a not-for-profit, full service health and human service organization that provides health care, housing and community services to older adults and their families in Southeast Michigan. Today, EHM is one of the largest nonprofits of its kind in metro Detroit and one of the oldest in the state, serving more than 4,500 older adults and their extended families annually.

EHM remains grounded in tradition to care for the underserved and has provided $11.5 million in charitable care over the past five years. EHM has been consistently recognized for its leadership and innovation over the years, and was named one of Michigan’s top 25 workplaces by the Detroit Free Press

Position Overview:

Our Housekeeping & Laundry Aides are responsible for performing the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping & Laundry Department as may be directed by the Executive Director and/or the Director of Housekeeping/Laundry Services, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner, and that an adequate supply of supplies are on hand at all times to meet the needs of the residents.

Job duties:

  • Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned.
  • Coordinate daily housekeeping services with nursing services when performing routine tasks in resident living areas.
  • Ensure that work/cleaning schedules are followed as closely as practical.
  • Report all accidents/incidents to your supervisor no matter how minor they may be.
  • Ensure that equipment is cleaned and properly stored at the end of the shift.
  • Ensure that an adequate supply of housekeeping supplies are maintained in closets to meet the daily needs of the residents.
  • Keep work areas free of hazardous conditions. Ensure that work/ assignment areas are clean and that equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times including breaks and end of the shift

 

Qualifications and Skill Requirement:

  • Must possess, as a minimum, a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must have 1 year of housekeeping experience.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions concerning the mixture of cleaning compounds, liquids, cleaning instructions, etc.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills and ability to thrive in an independent environment while remaining actively engaged with a team.

EHM Senior Solutions is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. Qualified applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States. Applicants will be required to undergo a criminal background check and pre-employment physical upon the acceptance of a verbal offer.

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