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Public Area Attendant

Company: Brookdale Senior Living
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Make Lives Better Including Your Own.

Relationships and integrity are the heart of our culture. They help us create a welcoming and inclusive community among our residents, associates and patients that feels like family. They guide us to be open in our communication with each other, and enable us to make the right decisions for the people who have entrusted us with their care. Our relationships and integrity work together to create a positive impact in the lives of the people we touch.

The happiness of those we serve is dependent on the happiness of our associates, so you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package with additional perks designed to make you smile. The work you do will be challenging yet rewarding. You'll earn more than a paycheck; you can find opportunities to grow your career through professional development, as well as ongoing programs catered to your overall health and wellness - physical, mental, emotional, and financial. Most of all, we believe you can find purpose, meaning, and the chance to be a part of something bigger than yourself.

If you want to work in an environment where you can become your best possible self, join us!

Veterans, transitioning active duty military personnel, and military spouses are encouraged to apply.

We believe that in order to best serve our residents and patients, we need to first serve our associates. One way we do that is through our benefits. Our offerings include, but are not limited to:

Full-time and part-time associate benefits:

* 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
* Benefit plan package
* Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
* Associate Compassion Fund
* Associate Discounts
* Identity theft protection
* Pet savings and insurance plans
* Voluntary benefits available

Full-time associate benefits:

* Extensive Insurance Plans, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, health savings account and more.
* Paid Time Off
* Adoption Benefit
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
* Voluntary STD and LTD

Please note, Brookdale has adopted a policy requiring all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exemptions based on medical conditions, sincerely held religious beliefs, or applicable state laws and regulations.

Responsibilities

Under close supervision, is responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of all public areas in the community, including lobbies, halls, stairwells, activities rooms, dining rooms, elevators, etc. to present the community in a positive and impressive manner for residents and guests. Interacts with residents and guests in a friendly and courteous manner, providing assistance and directions, as requested.

Cleans public area floors to include sweeping, dusting, damp/wet mopping, stripping, waxing, buffing, disinfecting, etc. Properly sets up appropriate caution and safety signs to ensure safety of residents and visitors; removes signs as appropriate. Cleans carpets including vacuuming, shampooing, deodorizing, and disinfecting. Removes dirt, dust, grease, film, etc., from surfaces using proper cleaning/disinfecting solutions. Handles hazardous cleaning supplies according to proper procedures and ensures accurate labeling. Cleans public restrooms including washing, sanitizing, and/or polishing bathroom fixtures. Ensures water marks are removed from fixtures. Logs cleaning activities as required by procedures. Maintains a clean and orderly work area. Monitors cleaning supplies and reports inventory to supervisor. Reports any equipment irregularities to supervisor. Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices. Responds appropriately to resident emergencies by calling or contacting appropriate internal and external parties, according to established protocol. May also assist with disaster management efforts and activities during evacuations (i.e. fires, hurricanes, etc.).

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED). Prior experience in cleaning or housekeeping preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsNone

Management/Decision MakingMakes standard and routine decisions based on detailed guidelines with little independent judgment. Problems are generally solved with clear, detailed guidelines or by reporting them to a supervisor.

Knowledge and SkillsHas a basic level of a skill and can follow written or verbal instructions. Has basic technical skills to complete a few repetitive and well-defined duties. Has a basic knowledge of the organization in order to answer basic questions. Ability to respect the privacy of residents and to refrain from discussing their personnel situations and problems with other residents, particularly as it may relate to their health. Must be willing to communicate with residents of various levels of functioning and various types of personalities. Ability to complete cleaning tasks in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

* Standing
* Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors
* Walking
* Sitting
* Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage.
* Use hands and fingers to handle or feel
* Reach with hands and arms
* Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections
* Climb or balance
* Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
* Talk or hear
* Exposure to latex
* Ability to lift: Up to 50 pounds
* Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens
* Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards
* Subject to injury from falls, burns, odors, or cuts from equipment
* Vision

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Brookdale Senior Living, St. Louis , Public Area Attendant, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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