Mercy Medical Center Clinton Housekeeping - Environmental Associate in Saint Joseph PACE - Mishawaka, Indiana


PC602_68301 Center Support Services

Expected Weekly Hours:



Position Purpose:

Saint Joseph PACE, a member of Trinity Health, is seeking a Environmental Services Associate / Housekeeper, for its location in Mishawaka, Indiana. This position will work primarily Monday thru Friday within the PACE Center. Saint Joseph PACE provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement.

Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) coordinate and provide all needed preventive, primary, acute and long term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. PACE is an innovative model that enables individuals who are 55 years old or older and certified by their state to need nursing home care to live as independently as possible. Through PACE, today’s fragmented health care financing and delivery system comes together to serve the unique needs of each individual in a way that makes sense to the frail elderly, their informal caregivers, health care providers and policy makers.

Job Description Details:

Job Duties

  • Cleans assigned areas following Saint Joseph PACE housekeeping policies and procedures and meeting all State, Federal and Local requirements.

  • Cleans all furnishings as scheduled.

  • Cleans floors with appropriate supplies that decontaminate.

  • Cleans all day center tables, chairs, floors as needed Replenishes supplies of soap, paper towel, bathroom tissues and other dispensable items as needed.

  • Reports any mechanical failures or negative conditions. Notifies supervisor when supplies are low.

  • Stores cleaning equipment and supplies in a neat and orderly fashion, ensuring storage area is locked and secured after use of supplies.

  • Maintains restrooms with approved supplies.

  • Follows all Saint Joseph PACE and TH PACE Policies and Procedures. Know the location and purpose of Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

  • Follow guidelines for safe handling and storage of chemicals and supplies.

  • Follow guidelines for safe handling, inspection, maintenance and storage of equipment. Report any malfunction of equipment.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of documented experience working with a frail or elderly population.

  • Experience in a long-term care facility or with a community-based geriatric program preferred.

  • Required to have basic computer skills such as ability to use keyboard and mouse, as well as finding, opening, saving and closing files. Required to be able to do basic data entry (or to complete a basic data entry in-service within first 2 weeks of hire) sufficient to fill out the Staff Information Form on-line.

  • Must be able to read, write, and understand multiple step processes.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical mobility that includes movement from place to place.

  • Manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

  • Vision and hearing within normal range, with or without reasonable correction or accommodation.

  • Ability to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, kneel, reach and stoop as needed.

  • Ability to lift/carry up to fifty (50) pounds and push or pull objects exceeding one hundred fifty (150) pounds, using appropriate body mechanics.

  • Ability to reach at arm’s length and overhead in the Center and in community settings for prolonged periods of time.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.