Housekeeper Job Description

Cayuga Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have completed beautiful, modern renovations and are looking for quality staff. A new culture and atmosphere under new leadership. Come and be a part of something special.

Job Summary:

The primary purpose of your job position is to perform the day-to-day activities of the Housekeeping Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, and/or the Housekeeping Supervisor, to assure that our facility is maintained in a clean, safe, and comfortable manner.

Job Responsibilities:

The Housekeeper assumes daily responsibility in the following areas:

Perform day-to-day housekeeping functions as assigned.

Perform specific tasks in accordance with daily work assignments.

Ensure that assigned work areas are maintained in a clean, safe, comfortable, and attractive manner.

Ensure that that equipment, tools, supplies, etc., are properly stored at all times.

Follow all cleaning schedules and policies established by the facility.

Keep supervisor informed of supply needs.

Follow all safety protocols and policies carefully.

Attend required in-services, or other required meetings.

Other tasks, duties or projects as assigned.


Ability to make decisions independently, to follow directions and communicate effectively with other team members.

Physically capable of doing work that requires standing, lifting, bending, and pushing

Patience, especially in difficult situations.

Reliable, compassionate, and willing to serve others.

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Must have good references from previous employers.

Must be able to pass a background check.

Great communication and interpersonal skills.

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Cayuga Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

1229 Trumansburg Rd.

Ithaca, NY 14850

P (607) 273-8072

F (607) 273-0373