Housekeeper - #9820493

Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board

Date: 1 week ago
City: Knoxville, TN
Contract type: Full time

A HOUSEKEEPER is needed at an EXCITING and face-paced nursing facility in Knoxville, TN.

Knoxville, Tennessee is among the fastest growing areas in our country, which brings both excitement and big opportunities to the area. Tennessee State Veterans’ Home is a long-term care and skilled nursing facility dedicated to caring for Tennessee veterans and their families. Consistently ranked in the top 3% for quality care according to CMS, Tennessee State Veterans’ Home has been a leader in Nursing Home care for over 25 years.

We are currently looking for a housekeeper who will be responsible for performing day-to-day housekeeping functions in facility offices, resident rooms and common areas and special projects as assigned. These duties include sweeping and/or mopping floors, dusting furniture, cleaning walls, furniture, and equipment as needed, cleaning resident bathrooms, etc. You will be working with chemicals and cleaners on a daily basis.

If you are a talented and dedicated Housekeeper, ask yourself:

  • Do you want stability & regular working hours?
  • Do you want to work in a facility with a budget and staffing to maintain quality 5 star levels?
  • Do you want to work in a Facility where you do not have to worry about running out of supplies to “get the job done”?
  • Do you want to hang-out with war veterans and hear their heroic stories first hand?
  • Do you want to work in a facility were you are part of a close-knit family?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we want to talk with you!


Tennessee State Veterans’ Home offers competitive rates along with exceptional health, dental, vision, disability insurance, paid time off, sick leave & a Pension you won’t find anywhere else!

  • Competitive wages based on certified years of experience
  • Shift differential
  • Weekend differential
  • State of Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System – 100% Employer funded. Full-time employees vest after 5 years of service.
  • State of Tennessee medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance, cancer and accident, disability, and long term care insurance
  • ParTNers for Health Wellness Program
  • Paid time off (vacation)
  • Extended disability benefits (sick leave)
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Double pay for selected holidays worked
  • Flexible spending accounts for child care and medical expenses
  • Deferred Compensation (401(k) and 457)


Previous housekeeping/ cleaning experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Individual must be able to work independently and reschedule cleaning activities to meet the needs of residents or nursing staff. Individual must be able to deal tactfully and effectively with residents, families, visitors and co-workers. Must be able to read and understand Standard English and be able to work with standard cleaning chemicals.


High School diploma or equivalent preferred and previous experience in a long-term care or hospital setting is preferred

NOTICE: This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position. Employment and Professional References Required.

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