Laundry Aide

Care Initiatives

Laundry Aide

Pinnacle Specialty Care - Cedar Falls

Pinnacle Specialty Care is not hiring for a part-time Laundry Aide

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

Under direction and supervision of the Laundry Supervisor, the Laundry Aide performs full range of laundry services to maintain clothing and linen supplies in clean serviceable condition. Functions within strictly defined practices and procedures with little latitude for variation or change.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Gather soiled laundry from various locations throughout the facility and transport to laundry area according to established procedures and schedules.
  2. Sort soiled laundry by color, fabric, type, etc., and prepare for washing by pre-soaking/spotting as needed and according to established procedures.
  3. Load washers and dryers to proper capacity, set proper cycle/time/temperature, dispense proper detergents/chemicals or set dispensing equipment, according to procedures and instructions.
  4. Neatly fold/hang/stack items from dryer specific to different types of items, fabric content, size; recognize items in need of ironing and irons them.
  5. Recognize items in need of repair or beyond repair; mends items in need of mending; “withhold” items beyond repair/in need of replacement and reports to supervisor.
  6. Distribute clean laundry to general storage areas and resident rooms according to established procedures and time frames, and in accordance with residents’ rights and facility loss/theft control practices.
  7. Maintain washers/dryers/other equipment and laundry area in clean, proper operating condition according to established schedules and procedures.
  8. Perform established infection control, universal precautions, and safety procedures in a) transporting/handling/processing/storing soiled and clean laundry; b) use and storage of laundry and cleaning chemicals; and, c) disposal of refuse and waste materials
  9. Follow material safety data sheets (MSDS).
  10. Follow schedules for the laundry department.
  11. Follow laundry procedures in accordance with facility policy.
  12. Follow waste disposal procedures in accordance with facility policy.
  13. Properly use and care for laundry equipment.
  14. Use laundry supplies properly and efficiently.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification/License

  • None.
    h3. Knowledge
  • None.

Experience

  • None

Skills/Abilities

  • Functional literacy in spoken and written English.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Complete assignments timely, completely and accurately.

Delegation of Authority

Authority is delegated to the individual in this position to:

  • Implement laundry procedures to meet residents’ needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.
  • Participate in the monitoring system for the laundry department.
  • Notify supervisor when supplies are needed.
  • Notify supervisor when equipment is in need of repair.
  • Notify supervisor when linen and residents’ clothing are in need of repair.


EOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled


Job ID: 78331

Posted 21 days ago

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