Acadia Healthcare Housekeeper - Full Time in Navarre, Florida

Twelve Oaks is a private facility providing addiction treatment services to adults. We are proud to offer a wide range of therapies and other services that have helped thousands of patients escape the chains of addiction. At Twelve Oaks, our treatment philosophy is based upon the understanding that alcoholism, drug addiction, and other forms of chemical dependency are treatable diseases with complex physical, behavioral, psychological, social and spiritual components. Visit our website at www.twelveoaksrecovery.com.

Twelve Oaks is a proud member of Acadia Healthcare - a provider of inpatient behavioral healthcare services. Acadia operates a network of 587 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 17,400 beds in 39 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Visit the Acadia website at www.acadiahealthcare.com.

HOUSEKEEPER

Full Time (must be able to work flexible shifts Sunday-Saturday)

This individual is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the facility.

  • Evaluates own performance and sees opportunity for growth.

  • Participates in continuing education program conducted by facility.

  • Participates in annual needs assessment for department.

  • Adheres to facility confidentiality policies and procedures.

  • Displays a cooperative and positive attitude towards callers, patients, staff and visitors.

  • Maintains facility attendance policy of no more than 6 tardies or 3 incidents of unexcused/excused absences in a 90 day period (not FMLA).

  • Adheres to facility dress code.

  • Adheres to facility standards of conduct.

  • Adheres to facility safety policies and procedures.

  • Adheres to facility patient rights.

  • Adheres to facility infection control policies and procedures.

  • Adheres to facility drug free workplace.

  • Adheres to work and activity scheduled, i.e., group, seminar, staffing, department meeting and supervisor meeting.

  • Participates in performance improvement activities, exhibits, initiative by suggesting process changes with compliance supported by

  • Direct observation

  • Input systems for handling workload

  • Staff growth and development survey

  • Participation in committees

  • Attendance at facility/departmental meetings

  • Exhibits clear concise verbal and written communication as observed by direct observation.

  • Demonstrates telephone skills, answering, taking messages, placing on hold and transferring calls.

  • Ensures patient safety.

  • Participates on facility’s Disaster Team.

  • Arranges furniture and equipment in an orderly fashion.

  • Maintains utility storage rooms.

  • Detects unclean areas and takes necessary action to ensure facility meets sanitation standards.

  • Handles all equipment in a safe manner to prevent accidents.

  • Demonstrates good working knowledge of cleaning supplies and safe use.

  • Receives and follows cleaning schedule/instructions.

  • Cleans windows/mirrors in patient rooms, living/recreational areas, bathrooms, and entrance/exit areas.

  • Cleans floors to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc.

  • Vacuum and sanitize carpets.

  • Cleans walls and ceilings by washing, wiping, dusting, spot cleaning, disinfecting, etc.

  • Removes dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions.

  • Cleans hallways and stairways.

  • Disposes of waste/trash into proper containers and relines trash receptacles with plastic liners.

  • Reports all unsafe/hazardous conditions, defective equipment, etc., to supervisor immediately.

  • Reports and or replaces burned out light bulbs, to include, exit lights, overhead lights, fluorescent lights, etc., to supervisor as soon as possible.

  • Cleans vacant rooms, as assigned, to assure they are ready for occupancy.

  • Ensures that work/cleaning schedules are followed as outlined for respective shift/area.

  • Performs terminal cleaning procedures, as instructed, when a patient is discharged, and/or transferred to another room/area, to assure that the room is ready for new occupancy.

  • Performs cleaning/sanitizing procedures in accordance with established infection control policies and procedures.

  • Ensures that work/assigned areas are clean and free of equipment, supplies, etc., before leaving such areas for breaks, end of work day, etc.

  • Keeps work area/assignment free from hazardous objects such as protruding mop/broom handles, etc.

  • Ensures that all cleaning supplies, equipment, etc., are properly stored at the end of shift/work day.

  • Ensures biohazardous waste is handled correctly and is stored in the proper containers.

  • Complete daily assignment log.

  • Complete chemical check out sheet daily.

  • Perform daily building recheck.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education – High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Experience – Some experience in housekeeping and custodial work preferred. Experience in working with addiction or healthcare settings helpful.

Certifications - CPR/CPI (offered on site).

Licenses – None.

Special Requirements - Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Some knowledge of standard housekeeping practices, techniques, equipment and supplies. Knowledge of chemical dependency and dual diagnosis treatment and rehabilitation requirements helpful.

Age/Gender Specifics - Ability to work with male and female, adult (18-over) substance abuse/dual diagnosed population.

Physical/Emotional Demands/Working Conditions:

Work is ambulant or physical. Must be able to walk, stoop, sit, bend, lift (30 pound) climb, stretch, reach and possess finger/hand dexterity. Must be able to read and understand English. Must be emotionally stable and exhibit ability to display coping skills. Risk of exposure to infections and contagious/blood borne diseases and injuries caused by equipment, exposure to chemicals (cleaning agents), and trash. Exposed to varying and unpredictable situations (i.e., patient behavior). Subject to work schedule and shift change.