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Good Samaritan Society Environmental Assistant PRN in West Union, Iowa

Location: Good Samaritan Society West Union
Address: 201 Hall St, West Union, IA 52175-1006 USA
Employment Type: PRN
Shift: Various Shifts Available

Job Responsibilities

Follows routine housekeeping and laundering schedules cleans floors; walls and doors; and furniture as required. Follows special cleaning procedures as assigned and necessary, including discharge cleaning and isolation cleaning. Assist with cleaning resident rooms, bathrooms, work areas, and other public areas. Prepares and launders soiled linen and clothing; folds and distributes clean linens. Cleans and disinfects folding area, linen trucks and personal delivery carts daily; cleans and disinfects washers and dryers. Keeps residents’ items and call light within reach per residents’ preference and location policy. Monitors / reports lingering odors throughout the location; takes appropriate corrective action to prevent odors from lingering. Offers residents choices / options for times to have room cleaned; respects and reports residents’ refusals. Receives and shares information. Completes documentation on appropriate forms as assigned. Utilizes appropriate communication techniques with resident per care plan. Explains procedures to resident before and during cleaning, unless disruptive for the resident. Completes quality improvement audits and participate in task forces and location care conferences as assigned. Keep chemicals secured in locked area as per policy. Demonstrates safe and proper techniques for chemical use and equipment. Follows SDS guidelines for any exposure. Responds appropriately to emergency needs in the location. Adheres to OSHA and CDC guidelines to minimize infections by following aseptic cleaning techniques, including those that apply to blood borne pathogens.


Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

Basic ability to communicate and comprehend.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//

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Req ID: req49388