Housekeeper - Prairie Senior

066 Nursing Home Environmental Svc · Colby, Kansas
Department 066 Nursing Home Environmental Svc
Employment Type FT
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $13.50 + dependent upon experience.

Citizens Health is looking for a Housekeeper to work Full-Time at Prairie Senior, our skilled nursing facility. 

Our Mission: Enhancing the lives of those we serve.

About Us: Citizens Health is a community based, private, not-for-profit organization. It is comprised of:

Citizens Medical Center - a 25 bed critical access hospital,

Family Center for Health Care - an outpatient rural health clinic,

Prairie Senior - a skilled nursing facility,

Citizens Clubhouse - an onsite childcare center that cares for children 6 weeks to school age for our workforce,

Citizens Medical Equipment - our durable medical equipment business. 

We strive to be progressive, dependable and knowledgeable, while providing compassionate, evidence-based care to the residents of northwest Kansas.

Location: 1625 S Franklin Ave, Colby, KS 67701

Days: 4-5 days a week, 32-40 hours a week, rotating weekends

Hours: 7:00am to 3:00pm

Pay Range: Begins at $14.70 per hour

What you’ll do:

  • Receive and follow cleaning assignments.
  • Complete routine maintenance on carpets, tiles and vinyl floors.
  • Weigh, wash and dry linens and observe operation of equipment.
  • Fold, weigh, distribute and document laundry and linens.
  • Follow established safety precautions and infection control procedures.
  • Attend meetings and in-services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you bring to the table: 

  • No formal education is required for this job.
  • Possess interpersonal skills needed to function in a “team setting”.
  • Understands importance of maintaining established sanitary standards in housekeeping.
  • Please, tactful and courteous to patients/residents, visitors and staff.
  • Appropriate personal hygiene.
  • Ability to work in close cooperation with others and the Department Leader.
  • Ability to read well enough to follow directions and understand the responsibilities of working with chemicals, equipment, both manual and powered and supplies in the Environmental Services Department.
  • Willing and able to participate in educational sessions, in-service training and floor demonstrations.
  • Experience in maintaining sanitary environments is an asset.

To be successful within our organization you will need to: 

  • Self-starter who takes initiative, is open minded and a team player. 
  • Maintain a positive attitude with good energy. 
  • Create a positive, supportive working atmosphere.
  • Display integrity and accountability. 
  • Accept and respond to constructive criticism and suggestions and strives for self-improvement.
  • Adhere to organization policies and procedures.
  • Arrive at work on time and when scheduled.
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and ingenuity in performing job tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and maintains professional appearance.         
  • Demonstrate behavior that reflects the image of the institution.

Typical Working Conditions: Exposure to soap, dust, housekeeping solutions, steam, heat and disinfecting solutions; need for precautions in infection control, blood borne pathogens, and needle sticks.  May be subject to offensive odors, loud noises, and unpleasant sights.  Will be required to lift, carry, walk, sit, push, pull and work a flexible schedule.  Move continuously during work hours.  Able to lift and/or carry fifty (50) pounds.  Occasional work in precarious or high locations (ladders, etc.).  Able to adjust normal routines, if necessary.  May be asked to work beyond normal working hours and may be subject to emergency call on off duty hours.  This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

Available Benefits:

Medical, dental and vision insurance available

Pre-Tax and Roth Contributions

  • Automatic 6% salary deferral upon employment
  • Regular and matching contributions after one-year and 1,000 hours worked

Provides Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Full-time coverage - equal to two times employees annual income
  • Part-time coverage - one-time annual income

Differential and Certification Pay

  • Eligible employees receive shift, weekend and holiday differential pay

Other Benefits

  • Paid time off
  • Student loan reimbursement
  • On-site child care services
  • Funeral leave
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent, Medical and Limited Purpose Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Aflac Group Insurance
  • Discounted membership rate for EagleMed
  • Many More!

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Citizens Medical Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or discharge history, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

I understand that neither the completion of this application nor any other part of my consideration for employment establishes any obligation for CMCI to hire me.  If I am hired, I understand that either CMCI or I can terminate my employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause and without prior notice.  I understand that no representative of CMCI has the authority to make any assurance to the contrary.

Citizens Medical Center, Inc. implements a Drug Free Workplace Program.  Drug testing is required of applicants in accordance with relevant laws. 

If you need assistance to complete this application or during any phase of the application, interview, or employment process, please notify the Human Resources Department (785) 460-4842.  Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate your needs in a timely manner.

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  • Location
    Colby, Kansas
  • Department
    066 Nursing Home Environmental Svc
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $13.50 + dependent upon experience.