Care Center – Support Services Aide (Dietary/Laundry/Housekeeping) | Part-Time or Casual/PRN

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City, State: John Day, Oregon

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BLUE MOUNTAIN CARE CENTER is accepting applications for Support Services Aide (Care Center Dietary, Laundry and Housekeeping)- Part Time (Average 24-32 hours per week) position located at facility in Prairie City, Oregon. A

Comprehensive Wage, competitive benefits package and training orientation.

High School Diploma and GED Equivalent

The Support Services aide works in laundry, dietary and/or housekeeping and is to follow established facility policies and procedures; in order to effectively perform duties assigned.
Follow all safety guidelines in accordance with current rules and regulations.
Support Services aide will adhere to appropriate precautions/techniques in each department in regards to hazardous chemicals, blood and body fluids, medical waste and/or equipment. Other duties as assigned.

Daily cleaning is performed in accordance with rules and regulations; as well as district policy.
Coordinates cleaning schedules with other departments, as necessary.
Assures that adequate supplies are maintained in restrooms and common areas.
Assists in demonstrating new products and cleaning techniques, as necessary.
Performs regular inspections to assure clean and sanitary conditions are maintained.
Ensures that all cleaning supplies are stored properly during the day and at the end of shift.
Dust mop and wet mop floors when necessary.
Thoroughly clean resident rooms and bathrooms on a regularly scheduled basis.
Thoroughly clean a resident unit within a 24hr period after a resident is discharged, if possible.
Maintain the lobby and other common areas in a neat, clean and orderly manner.
Take cubicle curtains to laundry for cleaning every 6 months and replace them when finished.
Wash all beds and mattresses on a regularly scheduled basis
Thoroughly clean tub rooms on a regular schedule
Clean employee breakroom, i.e., microwave and countertops
Perform extra cleaning duties when requested from supervisor or other departments
Handle food in accordance with sanitary regulations
Prepares palatable food, appetizing in appearance
Plans cooking schedule to have foods ready on time
Prepares servings according to requirements
Serves only foods specified by written modified diet lists
Makes only authorized substitutions
Serves food at the proper food temperature
Sets up resident trays properly
Prepares requested foods for employees and guests
Regularly checks temperature of walk-in freezer, freezers, refrigerators, dishwasher, food and resident trays
Takes residents meal orders daily; as requested
Takes resident meal orders in a courteous manner
Assists in the orientation and training of dietary department personnel
Is cross-trained to other support service areas/positions to provide assistance, as needed
Maintains census records and other required forms/paperwork
Responsible for the care of all linens/laundry throughout the facility
Handles the collection, sorting, washing, drying, folding and distribution of all laundry/linen according to established procedures
Handles all bags of isolation linen properly
Maintains knowledge on the use and storage of all chemicals/products used in the laundry department
Handles soiled linens as well as clean linens according to regulations and facility policy
Cleans and store equipment properly at the end of shift
Empties lint from dryers on a regular basis for safety
Operates all equipment in the respective departments according to established policies and procedures; reports any equipment failures or misuse to Manager of Support Services
Records weight and other pertinent information of laundry department
Assures an adequate supply of clean linen at all times
Pull linen in need of mending or replacement
Assures that work area/department is maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary manner; reports safety concerns to Manager of Support Services
Disposes of refuse daily in accordance with established sanitation procedures
Keeps Manager of Support Services informed of supply needs
Required to work weekends and holidays; varied shifts. Occasionally may need to work beyond normal working hours as workload necessitates.
Must complete yearly physical requirements including TB skin test or chest x-ray if reaction. HB series is available upon hire and immunization will be required if no past exposure or indication of immunization.
Required to wear uniform and name tag provided by Blue Mountain Hospital District.

REPORTS TO: Manager of Support Services

Establish and maintain solid work relationships through communication, cooperation and positive interaction with all employees, staff and physicians.
Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Contact Information
Trish Coburn – Manager of Ancillary Services
Care Center
Phone: 5418203341