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JOB OPENING: Housekeeping and Laundry

JOB OPENING: Housekeeping and Laundry - (08-07-2020)

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The Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration has a job opening in housekeeping and laundry at Our Lady of Rickenbach, the Sisters’ health care facility, in Clyde, Missouri.

Please call Nursing Supervisor Julie Day at (660) 944-2203 for more information or to fill out an application. All applicants are subject to background and drug screening. The congregation is an EEOC.


Responsible to:

Nursing Supervisor or the Charge Nurse

Job Summary:

The housekeeper provides clean, orderly and healthy surroundings for the Sister residents and the staff at Our Lady of Rickenbach Healthcare Center. The job also includes providing laundry services for the residents and various departments. All cleaning and laundry duties must be integrated with the nursing schedule.

Essential Functions:

Clean designated areas throughout the facility (e.g. bedrooms, bathrooms, shower rooms, restrooms, chapel, activity areas, etc); cleaning includes, but is not limited to, dusting, sweeping, mopping and vacuuming.

Empty trash cans and properly dispose of trash.

Supply rooms with toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, deodorizers, soap, etc. as needed.

Handle and sort soiled laundry.

Follow protocol for handling and caring for laundry.

Change the trash bags in the soiled linen carts each day.

Rinse the soiled laundry cart each day.

Keep linen cart covers clean.

Keep linen closets neat and straightened up at all times.

Feed and water the birds in the aviary and order supplies for them as needed.


This individual must:

Have the physical ability to bend, reach, push, kneel and twist

Tolerate exposure to various cleaning chemicals and detergents

Lift 25-50 lbs. without restrictions

Tolerate standing for long periods of time

Operate related machinery (e.g. carpet extractor, vacuum cleaner, clothes washer and dryer, etc.)

Use a ladder

Must be 18 years or older